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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)


As a research centre, CGHR does not directly organise teaching. However, there are a number of graduate courses offered by other departments within the University which may be of interest to those looking to study and conduct research into subjects related to CGHR's areas of interest.

For further information, please visit the sites of the centres and departments below:

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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

MPhil in International Relations and Politics

MPhil in Public Policy

POLIS PhD Supervision


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Centre of Development Studies

MPhil in Development Studies

PhD in Development Studies

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Department of Sociology

MPhil in Modern Society and Global Transformations

Sociology PhD Programme


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Centre of African Studies

MPhil in African Studies

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Division of Social Anthropology

MPhil in Social Anthropology

Social Anthropology PhD Supervision

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Centre of Latin American Studies

MPhil in Latin American Studies

PhD in Latin American Studies

CGHR staff and associates organise and lecture on a range of governance and human rights-related subjects, including as part of the Politics of Africa, and the Ethics and World Politics undergraduate courses. For more information on the teaching carried out by CGHR Associates, consult their individual profiles here.

Graduate Supervision

Many CGHR Associates supervise graduate student dissertations on Governance and Human Rights-related themes. A full list of Centre Associates and their research interests can be found here.

The CGHR Research Group – a forum for graduate students and early-career researchers from any department and disciplinary background – brings together graduates to share research, networks and develop collaborations. If you would be interested in contributing to the series, please be in touch: