Professor Joseph’s lecture will focus on the multiple links between sport and human rights, and an Olympic year provides a good opportunity to take stock. One theme concerns the links between major events, like the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup, and human rights abuses, such as forced evictions.
Please join the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at The University of Nottingham for a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He will discuss the evolution of the international human rights regime, different kinds of human rights measures, and systematic ways in which to map, explain, and understand the variation in human rights abuse around the world.
Dr Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran, delivers the guest lecture ‘Raising the bar: Iran and the Human Rights Council’. Human Rights Law Centre Annual Lecture 2015.