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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)


November 2012

PhD Triangle: Research Day (Cambridge – LSE – Essex).

A right to enjoy culture in face of climate change: Implications for climate migrants.
Margaretha Wewerinke (Visiting Scholar, Lauterpract Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge)

Africa’s Voices: Reflections on a pilot study using mobile phones and interactive radio to survey public opinion in Africa.
Claudia Abreau Lopes (CGHR Post-doctoral Research Associate)

From visible to invisible: Tunisia's gendered democracy paradox.
Zoe Petkanas (POLIS PhD student)

June 2012

Rehearsing the state: The governance practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile.
Dr. Fiona McConnell (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge)

May 2012

Demand driven democratisation – the work of the UN Democracy Fund.
Dr. Roland Rich (Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund)

The exclusion effects of two partite power sharing: the link between Sudan's Comprehenisve Peace Agreement and the insurgency in Darfur.
Dr. Louise Aalen (Senior researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway)

'Human-centred' development? Rethinking 'freedom' and 'agency'.
Professor David Chandler (Research Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster)

CGHR Roundtable: Crisis in the Sudans.
Dr. Sarah Nouwen (Cambridge), Ms. Benedetta De Alessi (SOAS), Dr. Sharath Srinivasan (CGHR)

Political transition in Myanmar (Burma).
Sanjay Pulipaka (Pavate Visiting Fellow, Cambridge; Fellow, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata India)

Workshop: People’s power in the struggle for freedom.
Jack DuVall (President, International Center on Non-Violent Conflict (ICNC)), Dr. Maciej Bartkowski (ICNC Senior Director), Hardy Merriman (ICNC Senior Advisor), Professor Howard Barrell and Arwa Hassan (International Development Specialist)

March 2012

CGHR Practitioner Series: Rebecca Dale, UK Department for International Development - Senior Conflict Advisor

Foucault, Governmentality and the Knowledge Economy.
Umar Salam (DPhil candidate at Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University)

ExPRESSion RePRESSion: Expert panel on international efforts to protect journalists at risk

February 2012

CGHR Practitioner Series: Sorcha O'Callaghan, British Red Cross - Head of Humanitarian Policy

Human rights and practice: February 2012 crisis in the Maldives.
Dr. Farahanaz Faizal (Former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom)

CGHR Practitioner Series: Sam Zarifi, Amnesty International - Director of the Asia­‐Pacific Programme

Why do some countries retract extraterritorial jurisdiction over issues of human rights while others step forward?
Dr. Jodie Kirshner, (University Lecturer in Corporate Law and the Deputy Director of the Cambridge Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law)

CGHR Practitioner Series: Tom Porteous, Human Rights Watch ­‐ Deputy Program Director


2012 Lent Practitioner Poster





O'Callaghan Poster






 Porteous poster