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Announcements: New Research and Teaching Hub at Reading; New LLM at American University DC

Published on August 9, 2014        Author: 

1) Global Law at Reading – a new teaching/research hub launched: The School of Law at the University of Reading has just launched Global Law at Reading (GLAR), a major new teaching and research hub for law staff and students working in public international law, EU law and human rights. The GLAR website has recently been developed and is now live: www.reading.ac.uk/globallaw This provides up-to-date information on GLAR, including news and events, relevant staff profiles, publications and research, and much more. As such, it is an invaluable resource especially for those interested in studying public international law, EU law or human rights at Reading, whether for one of our dedicated GLAR LLM programmes or the PhD. The GLAR website will be continually updated with news and events concerning the work done in global law areas at the University of Reading, and it will soon feature a regular free podcast featuring debates and papers on GLAR topics.

2)  New LL.M. IN International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law : American University Washington College of Law’s Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is pleased to announce that its new LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. This new offering by the Academy recognizes the vast interest in the legal community in studying human rights law at American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL). This program is the only LL.M. program in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the United States to offer a hybrid curriculum of its kind in a U.S. law school. With online and residential course components, this program is designed for practitioners and other human rights professionals who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law and humanitarian law alongside their existing work responsibilities. AUWCL has built a significant reputation in this field, and it is highly recognized around the world.  Moreover, its unique location in Washington D.C. offers unparalleled opportunities to legal professionals from the U.S. and around the world. The LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is designed and coordinated by Professors Claudia Martin and Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Directors of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Professorial Lecturers in residence. The Program is implemented under the Academic direction of Robert K. Goldman, Louis C. James Scholar and co-director of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law as well faculty director for the War Crimes Research Office and professor of law. The LL.M.’s faculty is composed of human rights and humanitarian law experts coming from academia, international tribunals, civil society organizations and international organizations.

The application for Spring 2015 is now open! Applications are due November 1st. For more information, visit us here. Reach us via email at humanrights {at} wcl.american(.)edu or by phone at 202-274-4295

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