Human Rights Centre
Brunel Human Rights Centre is committed to the advancement of human rights as potential tools for reform, empowerment of marginalised groups, pursuit of environmental sustainability and achieving social justice. It conducts research, produces publications and engages with organisations, academics, students and civil society.
Friday 28 February 2014
9:30 am, HAMILTON CENTRE (NEWTON SOUTH) BRUNEL UNIVERSITY
The History of Islamic International Law and the Intercultural Origins of the Law of Nations is an international conference organized by Brunel Law School and the CIPL and co-sponsored by the Brunel Seminar Award Series (2013-2014) and the IGLP Doha/Santander Collaborative Research Grant.
"Africa and International Law - Reality and Desire" 18 African Yearbook of International Law pp.1-310
Sharmin Chowdhury Hamvas presented on 28 October 2013 at the UK Network on Minority Groups and Human Rights Annual Conference.The theme of the conference was: Contrasting Indigenous and Minority Rights in Practice
"The Dilemma of the Three Wise Monkeys? Transnational Law as a Tool of Constitutional Interpretation and the US Supreme Court" has been published in Transnational Legal Theory Volume 4, Number 2, 2013 , pp. 227-257
Professor Benedict Tendayi Chigara warns the UN of the dangers of 'sleepwalking' into the crystallisation of a customary international law norm authorising a 'human rights protection exception' to the prohibition against the use of unilateral coercive measures under international law. See UN docs. at: http://www.refworld.org/pdfid/522d764c4.pdfc
Dr Ayesha Shahid has been commissioned by the Oxford University Press to serve as a contributor to Oxford Bibliographies in International Law. Dr Shahid will contribute an annotated bibliographical article for International Law Section on "Islamic Law and Human Rights”.