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Read more at: CGHR Seminar 'The Right of Peaceful Assembly Today: Technology, Policing, Politics'

CGHR Seminar 'The Right of Peaceful Assembly Today: Technology, Policing, Politics'

30 October 2023

On Wednesday, 18 October 2023, in the first of CGHR's four seminars for Michaelmas 2023, Dr Ella McPherson, Dr Thomas Probert and Dr Sharath Srinivasan gave a talk "The Right of Peaceful Assembly Today: Technology, Policing, Politics". Historically, peaceful assemblies played a critical role amidst social and political...


Read more at: Congratulations to Sebastián, CGHR’s Postdoctoral Scholar, on his new appointment!

Congratulations to Sebastián, CGHR’s Postdoctoral Scholar, on his new appointment!

16 October 2023

Congrats, Sebastián! Many congratulations to our Postdoctoral Scholar, Dr Sebastián Lehuedé! Very soon, Sebastián will be joining the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, as a Lecturer in Ethics, AI and Society. In his two years here, Sebastián energised us, conducted original research and organised...


Read more at: Declarations Podcast: Call for New Team Members

Declarations Podcast: Call for New Team Members

3 October 2023

DECLARATIONS PODCAST 2023-24: Call for New Team Members Declarations: The Human Rights Podcast is recruiting a brilliant and inclusive new team of volunteers to help produce accessible, critical content about human rights for our global and diverse listenership. As part of the Declarations team, you will have the...


Read more at: CGHR is recruiting its Student Group 2023-24

CGHR is recruiting its Student Group 2023-24

27 September 2023

CGHR is fortunate to have an engaged student community from across the university. This is headed by our vibrant Student Group, which plays a central role in coordinating events, publicity and outreach. Each year, the Student Group makes a crucial and often inspired contribution to CGHR's work, bringing fresh ideas and...


Read more at: CGHR Co-Director Dr Sharath Srinivasan appointed as judge for the Generative AI Skills Challenge

CGHR Co-Director Dr Sharath Srinivasan appointed as judge for the Generative AI Skills Challenge

14 August 2023

data.org, with support from Microsoft, is launching the Generative AI Skills Challenge and CGHR Co-Director Dr Sharath Srinivasan , alongside other prominent industry experts on social sector skill development and the impact of new technologies, such as generative AI, have been appointed to the international panel of...


Read more at: "Support Sudan’s Revolution, Not an Elite Peace Deal"- OpEd by Dr Sharath Srinivasan

"Support Sudan’s Revolution, Not an Elite Peace Deal"- OpEd by Dr Sharath Srinivasan

3 July 2023

CGHR Co-Director Dr Sharath Srinivasan published an OpEd in Foreign Policy: Support Sudan’s Revolution, Not an Elite Peace Deal. His article calls for a radical reset in peacemaking, stating that past failures encouraged this war. And that this time, the popular revolution and civil resistance needs to be put front and...


Read more at: CGHR Summer Picnic 2023

CGHR Summer Picnic 2023

30 June 2023

So many thanks to all who attended in-person (and in spirit) our Summer Picnic on Wednesday 28 June 2023. This was an opportunity for us at CGHR to thank and catch up with our friends and collaborators, especially students who were, and continue to be, part of our long-term projects and/or that have provided support for...


Read more at: CGHR releases Biennial Report 2020-2022

CGHR releases Biennial Report 2020-2022

30 June 2023

We’re delighted to be sharing with you our most recent Centre of Governance and Human Rights Biennial Report for 2020-2022 . We hope you take a little time to peruse it and to read on, traveling with us through a vibrant range of collaborations, initiatives, and contributions we’ve accomplished during these tumultuous...


Read more at: Critical Data Research in Praxis: A Workshop

Critical Data Research in Praxis: A Workshop

30 June 2023

Research on data and data-intensive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become increasingly critical in the last decade. Decolonial, intersectional feminist and other theoretical frameworks have been employed to make sense of new and existing asymmetries. This workshop, which took place on 12 June 2023...


Read more at: Book Launch: Human Rights for Pragmatists, by Jack Snyder

Book Launch: Human Rights for Pragmatists, by Jack Snyder

30 June 2023

On 16 May 2023, CGHR organised a book launch—“Human Rights for Pragmatists: Social Power in Modern Times”. In this book, Jack Snyder holds that human rights are among our most pressing issues today, yet rights promoters have reached an impasse in their effort to achieve rights for all. "Human Rights for Pragmatists"...