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Fieldwork Report from Rolpa, Nepal

Rolpa is in the mid-West Hill Country of Nepal. The Maoist People’s Liberation War began in this beautiful high valley surrounded by steep mountains when local people attacked the police station and captured its guns.

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CIGJ guest lecturer Professor Karima Bennoune 29-30 May

Professor Bennoune will discuss her recent book on resistance to Muslim fundamentalism in a public lecture as well as teach a Masterclass on research methods in the context of culture and religion and international law.

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Visiting PhD scholar discusses the concept of consent and Indigenous rights

Jackie Hartley, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales writes for the Regarding Rights blog.  For the full story please click here.

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CIGJ visiting PhD scholar writes on overcrowding prisons

Anita Mackay writes for Regarding Rights blog 'Increasing prison populations are a common trend in Australia and internationally' For the full story please click here

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New PhD Scholars join the CIGJ

The CIGJ is delighted to welcome three new PhD candidates working in the fields of international law and human rights.

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CIGJ PhD student Christoph Sperfeldt analyses the UN report on North Korea

PhD student Christoph Sperfeldt writes for 'Regarding Human Rights' blog, please click here for the full story.

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The Centre for International Governance and Justice is dedicated to the study of theoretical and practical issues in international governance, human rights and social justice.The Centre is now home to Hilary Charlesworth’s ARC Laureate Fellowship project on ‘Rights, Regulation and Ritualism: Strengthening the International Human Rights System’ as well as ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, led by John Braithwaite, ‘The UN Security Council and the Rule of Law’, led by Jeremy Farrall and Hilary Charlesworth, and many other projects.

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Regarding Rights - Human rights and ritualism blog

Regarding Rights - the new human rights and ritualism blog is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance and Justice that provides a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights.

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Updated:  14 January, 2013/Responsible Officer:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network/Page Contact:  Director, Regulatory Institutions Network