Stephen Hopgood

Stephen Hopgood is Professor of International Relations and Pro-Director (International) at SOAS, University of London. His most recent book is The Endtimes of Human Rights (Cornell, 2013). Hopgood recently co-edited and contributed to Human Rights Futures (Cambridge, 2017).

Stephen Hopgood es profesor de Relaciones Internacionales y vicedirector (internacional) en SOAS, University of London. Su libro más reciente es The Endtimes of Human Rights (El crepúsculo de los derechos humanos) (Cornell, 2013). Recientemente, fue coeditor y colaborador del libro Human Rights Futures (Futuros de los derechos humanos) (Cambridge, 2017).

Stephen Hopgood est professeur de relations internationales à SOAS de l’université de Londres. Son livre le plus récent est The Endtimes of Human Rights (La fin des droits de l’homme, pour les critiques, voir ici), suivi de Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International (Les gardiens de la flamme : comprendre Amnesty International).


ستيفن هوبجود هو أستاذ العلاقات الدولية في SOASS، جامعة لندن. كتابه الأخير هو أوقات النهاية لحقوق الإنسان (للاطلاع على التعليقات اضغط هنا)، متابعة لكتابه: حفظة اللهب: فهم منظمة العفو الدولية.



Losing the battle for hearts and minds

October 10, 2017
By: Stephen Hopgood

The battle for human rights—as seen in the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar—may be losing ground as populist democracy becomes entrenched.

Fascism rising

November 9, 2016
By: Stephen Hopgood
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Global institutions and principles now face their sternest test. Trump’s victory suggests human rights activists should devote themselves to ...


Brexit and human rights: winter is coming

June 29, 2016
By: Stephen Hopgood

Given the toxic politics of Farage, Johnson, Le Pen and Trump, will human rights be enough to resist right-wing nationalism in the wake of Brexit?

Playing both ends against the middle

March 20, 2015
By: Stephen Hopgood
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The idea of a “global middle” assumes that human rights transcend borders. But do they really?

It begins and ends with power

August 6, 2013
By: Stephen Hopgood

The author acknowledges his supporters, but he answers his critics. It is political leverage, not human rights, that make things happen. The ...


Human rights: past their sell-by date

June 18, 2013
By: Stephen Hopgood
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It is activists, not states who will make a difference in future. But western-led rights organizations may have seen their day.