Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ)


Ritualised responses to ‘new’ terror threats post 9/11

Counter-terror measures now have the appearance of a well-rehearsed ritual.

Still life image by Silvia Sala on Flickr under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.

Human Rights Reading Group 2016 dates

The Human Rights Reading Group is for PhD students and scholars interested in discussing ideas and issues in human rights law, theory and practice.

From spaces of domination to spaces of resistance

States’ attempts to appropriate and configure particular lands are challenged by opposing forces that seek to re-appropriate them and to create alternative counter spaces.

Normative Esperanto? Proposed Indicatorisation of the Right to Development in the UN

Concepts developed with particular meanings in a non-human rights context can enter into a dedicated human rights domain, with particular consequences.

Climate change and human rights: beneficial links?

The promises of increased effectiveness, inclusivity and fairness in a human rights based approach response to climate change is questioned.


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