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Maynooth University to Host Seminar on the Rights of Minority Groups on 20th April 2015

The Centre for Rights Recognition and Redistribution, Department of Applied Social Studies & the Department of Law at Maynooth University will run a seminar entitled ‘Promoting & Progressing the Rights of Persons from Minority Groups’ on Monday, April 20th 2015.  The seminar will run from 13.30- 17.00 in Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University. International Guest Speakers:(…)

The International Criminal Court Summer School 2015: 15-19 June 2015, NUI Galway, Ireland

The ICC Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premier summer school on the International Criminal Court, the world’s permanent institution for the trial of international crimes. This year’s ICC Summer School will take place from 15-19 June 2015 at NUI Galway, Ireland. The Summer School comprises a series of intensive(…)

EU Criminal Justice Conference at University of Limerick

EU Criminal Justice is a rapidly developing field. The adoption of the Lisbon Treaty has resulted in a proliferation of EU criminal justice measures, some of which are nearing deadlines for implementation into the national law of Member States, while others have some way to go. There is an increasing imperative for scholars and practitioners(…)

PhD Scholarship(s) in Law at Dublin City University

A generous 4-year scholarship(s) is available for an outstanding PhD candidate(s) in the field of Law, within the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. The scholarship will include fee waiver and a tax-free stipend of €14,000 per annum for a full-time PhD student. The School also supports its PhD students with funding for conference and research travel. Members of(…)

Three EU-funded Ph.D positions on Environmental Governance and Compliance (4 years)

Three EU-funded Ph.D positions on Environmental Governance and Compliance (4 years)

Dr Suzanne Kingston is a Senior Lecturer in Law in UCD Sutherland School of Law. In December 2014, Suzanne was awarded a research grant of almost €1.5 million  from the EU’s European Research Council for a project investigating how the way we design our laws influences levels of environmental compliance in the EU, and how(…)

End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15

End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15

Caroline Reid is the Communications Officer, Irish Refugee Council. Liam Thornton is a lecturer in law in UCD.  On April 10th 2015, direct provision will be 15 years in existence. To mark this, Human Rights in Ireland will dedicate one week to contributions on the direct provision system: its impact on people, their physical and mental(…)

Final Workshop in the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project.

The programme for the 4th and final set of drafting workshops in the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project is now online here. Events take place next month at Griffith College and UCD. The Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project brings a new critical methodology to bear on Irish and Northern Irish legal studies. A collective of academics and practitioners have come together across(…)

The Case for Marriage Equality, March 26 2015 at 6.30pm

The Case for Marriage Equality, March 26 2015 at 6.30pm

UCD Human Rights Network, in association with UCD Philosophy Society and UCD LGBTQ+ Society invite you to The Case for Marriage Equality Speakers: Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan Chair: Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the National University of Ireland. Date and Location: Thursday, 26th March 2015 at 6.30 pm in UCD Sutherland School of Law (map(…)

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