Monday, 1 November 2010

Institute of Commonwealth Studies Human Rights Seminar Series 2010-11

Human Rights Seminar Series 2010-11

Unless otherwise indicated seminars will take place at 5.30pm in Room G32, Senate House,School of Advanced Study, University of London

For maps and directions:

For further information, please contact Par Engstrom (

Wednesday, 17 November
The Judicial Protection of Social Rights: An Incrementalist Approach
Dr Jeff King, Fellow and Tutor in law, Balliol College, and Research Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford

Wednesday, 24 November
Public Security or Social Defence? Explaining Change and Continuity in Brazil's Public Security Policies
Prof Anthony W. Pereira, Director Brazil Institute, King's College London
Note change of venue: Stewart House, Seminar Room 274/5

Wednesday, 1 December
Civilian Social Networks and the Social Construction of Genocide Victims: A Topology of the Unión Patriótica (Colombia)
Andrei Gomez-Suarez, Lecturer in International Security, University of Sussex

Wednesday, 26 January
Lawfare and Palestine
Dr Michael Kearney, Fellow in Law, LSE

Wednesday, 9 February
Including ‘Caste’ in the UK Equality Act (2010)
Meena Varma, Executive Director of Dalit Solidarity Network UK

Wednesday, 2 March
Title tbc
Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Co-director, Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice, SOAS, and Co-chair, London Transitional Justice Network (LTJN)

Wednesday, 30 March
Legitimacy and Supranational Human Rights Courts
Dr Başak Çali, Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and Principal Investigator European Court of Human Rights Project, UCL

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