The Centre for International Law and Human Rights (CILHR) was established in 2012. The Director of the Centre is Dr James Summers.
Building on its established reputation of the Law School in the areas of international law and human rights and its strong taught and research postgraduate programmes, CILHR aims to promote: research and study in international law and human rights; excellence in the teaching of international law and human rights; the development of an environment for the discussion of current ideas and issues in international law and human rights; dissemination of this knowledge to academic and non-academic users (including policy-makers and civil society actors); and support and advance interdisciplinary study in international law and human rights.
The Centre organises a regular speaker series, which has included a joint series on the First World War and International Law with Manchester University, sponsored by the ILA in 2014-15. It also hosts regular conferences on current issues in international law and human rights, including the ILA British Branch Conference 2016.
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Read archives from the centre in the archive website.