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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)


December 2017

The Weaponisation of Human Rights: Chase Madar, attorney, author and journalist, 01 December 2017

November 2017

Corruption as a global threatLaurence Cockcroft, Independent Writer and Economist & Prof Jason Sharman, POLIS, 28 November 2017

CGHR Forum: Let’s Talk: Power and Powerlessness in Academia, 23 November 2017

CGHR Research Group: "A murdered journalist and the puncturing of a culture of impunity in Burkina Faso: the pursuit of justice for Norbert Zongo": Dr Thomas Probert (CGHR), 13 November 2017

What's next for Kenya after the 2017 Elections? The good, the bad and the uglyNjoki Wamai (CGHR), Patrick Mutahi, Kamau Wairuri (both University of Edinburgh), 08 November 2017

June 2017

Breaking Aleppo: Facts and Fictions about the Conflict: Maksymilian Czuperski, Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab & Special Advisor to the President, Atlantic Council, 13 June 2017

CGHR Salon: Duterte’s War on Drugs: Sharmila Parmanand, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies, 08 June 2017

May 2017

CGHR Salon: Justice, Human Rights and the Changing International Order - Is Cosmopolitan Progress under Threat?: Daniel Wand, University of Leeds, 25 May 2017

Digital Fact-Finding Without Borders: Transnational Advocacy in the 21st Century: Steven Livingston, Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs, Carr Center, Harvard University; George Washington University, 23 May 2017

Authority, Expertise and Race in the South African TRCDr. Deborah Posel, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town, 17 May 2017

A Day in the Life: Bede Sheppard from Human Rights Watch: Bede Sheppard, Human Rights Watch,  05 May 2017

April 2017

CGHR Salon: Human Rights Violations and the 2016 Rio Olympics: Cerianne Robertson, MPhil Candidate, Department of Sociology, 27 April 2017

March 2017

Beyond Clicktivism: New Models for Exposing Human Rights Violations in the Digital Age: Sam Dubberley (Manager of Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps) and Alexa Koenig (Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law), 27 March 2017

Asylum Monologues, 11 March 2017

Wallah Je Te Jure Screening + Q&A, 09 March 2017

CGHR Salon: Parliamentary Engagement and the Syrian Conflict: Dr Hayley Hooper and Dr Veronika Fikfak, 09 March 2017

Radio and Political Change: Everyday Life Listening in Morocco: Dr Ali Sonay (POLIS, University of Cambridge), with Discussant Lorena Gazzotti (Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge), 06 March 2017

State Security, Torture and the Law: Dr Onder Ozkalipci (Medical Expert), Dr Carla Ferstman (REDRESS) and Dr Lutz Oette (SOAS), 02 March 2017

February 2017

CGHR Salon: Sex, Drugs and Mafioso: The risk of illicit economies in the wake of the refugee crisis: Emily Kassie (International Relations and Politics), 23 February 2017

CGHR Practitioner Series: Fiona O'Brian, Foreign Correspondent, Academic, Communications Consultant: Fiona O'Brian (foreign correspondent and academic, Kingston University), 22 February 2017

CGHR Practitioner Series: Marcus Lenzen, Senior Conflict Adviser, DFID, 15 February 2017 

The challenge of justice in transnational contexts of human rights violations: reflections on the case of Giulio Regeni: Dr Antonio Marchesi (Professor of Law at Università di Teramo and President, Amnesty Italy), 14 February 2017

CGHR Open Discussion Group: Fighting Female Genital Cutting in India: Reetika Subramanian, 09 February 2017

Life Beside the State: Refusing citizenship in Rio de Janeiro's Pentecostal Subúrbios: Laurie Denyer-Willis (CGHR, Polis ), with discussant Professor Sarah Radcliffe (Geography), 06 February 2017

January 2017

CGHR Practitioner Series: Sandrine Tiller, Humanitarion Acviser (MSF-UK): Sandrine Tiller, Humanitarian Adviser (MSF-UK), 25 January 2017