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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)


November 2011

Human rights and African airwaves: Mediating equality on the Chichewa Radio.
Dr. Harri Englund (University of Cambridge)

Rising China and global justice.
Prof. Ian Holliday (University of Hong Kong)

The Rule by law in Ethiopia: Rendering constitutional limits on government power nonsensical.
Adem Kassie (CGHR visiting doctoral student from University of Pretoria)

A global civics: Do we need one? What would it entail?
Dr. Hakan Altinay: Senior Fellow (Brookings Institution)

Political change and the politics of small things.
Dr. Mohammad M Mojahedi (CRASSH and CGHR Visiting Associate)

State of citizenship: Contexts and cultures of public engagement and citizen action.
Prof. Andrea Cornwall (Institute of Development Studies Sussex University)

Beyond Revolutions: The use of ICTs for political mobilization and participation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Convened by Dr Iginio Gagliardone and Dr Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR), hosted by CRASSH

October 2011

Phones, foreigners and the fluctuating digital divide in Southern Mozambique.
Dr. Julie Soleil Archambault (University of Oxford)

A quiet media revolution? Mediatization, altered media geographies and insurgent citizen tactics.
Prof. Thomas Tufte (Roskilde University)

Right to information & accountability: New challenges in the digital era.
Dr P.B. Anand (Bradford University)

State control over private military & security companies in armed conflict.
Dr. Hannah Tonkin (UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda)

'Facts on the Ground' and the subversion of the global in Israeli activism.
Fiona Wright (PhD Candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge)

June 2011

Urban governance as labour rights: The case of transport workers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Dr. Matteo Rizzo (Smuts Researcher in African Studies, University of Cambridge)

May 2011

Conspiracy theories as social imaginary: The case of Blackwater in Pakistan.
Dr. Humeira Iqtidar (Lecturer in Politics, King's College London)

March 2011

Human Rights education and the Palestinian Authority Security Services.
Dr Lori Allen (University Lecturer in Contemporary Middle Eastern Politics and Society, Cambridge)

In the Wake of War - "Getting Out: Exit strategies and transitions".
A workshop, co-hosted by the Centre of Governance and Human Rights (POLIS), Post Conflict Post Crisis Group (PCPC Group) and CRASSH

February 2011

Human Rights and Academic Freedom.
A seminar, co-hosted by the Centre of Governance and Human Rights (POLIS), CARA and CRASSH

The comparative politics of human rights.
Dr Todd Landman (University of Essex)

Beyond "Asian Values": A reassessment of Western and Asian perspectives on human rights.
Ms Yvonne Tew (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge)

Climate change in Africa: Impact and adaptation.
Dr Camilla Toulmin (Director, International Institue for Environment and Development)

January 2011

The integration of human rights into official development assistance: Towards reorienting South Korea's ODA policy.
Ms Soo Hee Choi (Visiting Associate at CGHR and International Relations Officer, Communications and Cooperation Division, National Human Rights Commission of Korea)




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