Sweden to Get State-Of-The-Art Library Catalog

Within a few months, Sweden will change national catalog from the current Libris to a new catalog, named LibrisXL or nya Libris. As end-users you will probably not see so much difference in the beginning, but for the Swedish library community this is a quite big thing. The main benefits you will experience is much…

Call for Applications: Regional Human Rights Research Initiative 2018

RWI is now announcing this year’s regional human rights research initiative in Asia. This year it is open to academics (both researchers and lecturers/professors) affiliated with academic institutions in countries eligible for international development cooperation in Asia and the Pacific. The regional initiative, which RWI have organised since 2014, aims to support human rights research…

Lecture: Border Deaths and Human Rights

Thousands of people are dying at Europe’s border every year. For over a decade, Thomas Spijkerboer has done research on this, and presently he is finalising a five year, multi-sited research project on it. Where this is treated as a tragedy in public opinion, media and policy making, Thomas will analyse border deaths as large…

New Research Briefs on Business and Human Rights

On Business and Human Rights RWI’s Senior Researcher, Radu Mares, Team Leader of Economic Globalisation and Human Rights, has written four research briefs on business and human rights. Brief 1 – Three Baselines for Business and Human Rights The first brief explains the progression of legal reasoning around corporate human rights responsibilities during the last two decades. Brief 2…