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Resources available from 6th Annual Human Rights Teachers Workshop

The participation of political scientists, anthropologists, philosophers, sociologists, educationalists, and a range of colleagues from various disciplines provided an engaging forum for discussion and development. Read more...

Is there a right to protest in Australia?

Protest movements have helped to shape the world we live in. We associate protest with revolution, democracy and social movements. It is practised, dismissed as messy and inconvenient, mythologised, celebrated and even outlawed. Read more by Dr Daniel Joyce...

Transgender persons and mental health in Australia: awards and accolades, but what about lived experiences?

AJHR Student Editor Genevieve Wilks writes about public recognition of transgender persons as a welcome first step towards counteracting the historical vulnerability and marginalisation of transgender persons, read more...

The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy

Louise Chappell's new book, The Politics of Gender Justice at the ICC: Legacies and Legitimacy, provides the first comprehensive review of the implementation of the Rome Statute’s ground-breaking gender justice mandate. Read more...

Freedom of speech and attacks on journalists in 2015: isolated incidents or endemic patterns?

A year after the 'Charlie Hebdo' shooting, Genevieve Wilks, our AJHR Student Editor, reminds us of the vulnerability of those who speak out controversially and the fact that it is not an isolated problem - but an endemic problem in many countries.

Australian Journal of Human Rights now seeking submissions via ScholarOne

The Australian Journal of Human Rights (AJHR) is now seeking submissions for articles and book reviews via an online management system, ScholarOne. Please submit your article by (read more)...

Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2016

The AHRCentre will host the 2016 Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop on Wednesday,17 February 2016 covering a range of subjects, from critiques of human rights to social media and new resources/new ways of teaching. Read more...

The AHRCentre will re-open on 12 January 2016

The AHRCentre will be closed for the university break and will re-open on 12 January 2016. We wish you a happy and peaceful break and look forward to 2016. Read more...

AHRCentre student delegation returns from Model UN in Shanghai

In a world which seems so beset by terrible conflicts, disruption and adjustment, and the denial and violation of human rights, this conference reminds us of the value, significance and resilience of the United Nations, despite many criticisms of its work, remarked AHRCentre Director Andrea Durbach at this year's closing ceremony.

Opportunity - Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking

The 9th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice - a week long residential course consisting of a series of interactive lectures, workshops and roundtable discussions will be held at Ulster University. Scholarship funding is available.

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