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  • Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley

    Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley

    International human rights, in particular, economic, social and cultural rights; the right to an adequate standard of living; economic and social rights and conflict, transitional justice and peacebuilding; human rights and development;the rights of women; international humanitarian law; human right... Read more»
  • Dr Sam Clark

    Dr Sam Clark

    I work on the nature, conditions, and political significance of human flourishing (aka well-being, welfare, the good life), and on various kinds of text - utopias, dialogues, autobiographies - which investigate these issues. I am particularly interested in capitalism's relation to human flourishing.... Read more»
  • Michael Doupe

    Michael Doupe

    Property; Equity and Trusts; Environmental Law; Legal Method. ... Read more»
  • Dr Catherine Easton

    Scholarly Activity Treasurer of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA)Guest Editor of the Spring 2012 edition of the European Journal of Law and Technology showcasing cutting-edge research in information technology lawAdvisory Board member of the AHRC Project Invisi... Read more»
  • Dr Agata Fijalkowski

    Dr Agata Fijalkowski

    One of my main research interests is in transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict states. I have co-edited a collection on this topic with Dr Raluca Grosescu for Intersentia's Series on Transitional Justice (forthcoming, 2014). I have been successful in obtaining funding fo... Read more»
  • Georgina Firth

    Georgina Firth

    The aims of my research to date have been to create bridges between academia and practice and to attempt to engage the legal community as a whole in a consideration of effective legal reform of the law on rape. I feel that I am in a unique position to do this as I have considerable experience of the... Read more»
  • Dr Karolina Follis

    Dr Karolina Follis

    I am a political anthropologist interested in borders, citizenship and non-citizenship, human rights and new security technologies. I study the European Union, in particular its governance of justice and home affairs, including immigration and asylum. I conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Poland and... Read more»
  • Professor Alisdair Gillespie

    My main research interests relate to the law of child sexual exploitation, particularly where it is facilitated by Information & Communication Technologies, and much of my work relates to child pornography, child grooming and child solicitation. I am also interested in cybercrime issues and have... Read more»
  • Dr Sophia Kopela

    Public international law, international law of the sea, international environmental law, international dispute settlement. ... Read more»
  • Dr Gearoid O Cuinn

    Dr Gearoid O Cuinn

    Gearóid's research focuses on the governance of infectious disease and new technologies. He also has a strong interest in the sociology of human rights law and practice. Gearóid is co-director of Ceartas, Irish Lawyers for Human Rights, a non-profit organisation that develops innovative legal action... Read more»
  • Dr Clemens Rieder

    Dr Clemens Rieder

    I am currently researching the field cross-border movement of patients in the EU. ... Read more»
  • Professor Sigrun Skogly

    Professor Sigrun Skogly

    International Law, International Human Rights Law - in particular human rights obligations and economic, social and cultural rights, Law of International Institutions. ... Read more»
  • Professor David Sugarman

    Professor David Sugarman

    EDUCATION Having gained an undergraduate law degree (LLB) at Hull University, he completed graduate work in law at Cambridge University as a William Senior Scholar in Comparative Law (LLM and Diploma in Comparative Legal Studies), and Harvard Law School (LLM), where he was awarded a doctorate (SJD).... Read more»
  • Dr James Summers

    Dr James Summers

    Career details Dr. James Summers lectures in international law and is the Director of the Centre for International Law and Human Rights at Lancaster University. He completed his doctorate at the University of Helsinki and has taught international law at the universities of Liverpool, Hull and Zambia... Read more»
  • Dr Valentina Vadi

    Dr Valentina Vadi

    Dr.  Valentina Vadi is a Reader  (Associate Professor) in international economic law at Lancaster University,  United Kingdom. Dr. Valentina Vadi also  lectured at Hasselt University (Belgium), the University of Rome III (Italy),  the China EU School of Law (P.R. China) and Maastricht University (Th... Read more»
  • Dr Saskia Vermeylen

    Dr Saskia Vermeylen

    With a background in the humanities (law, international relations and history) Saskia's main research interest focuses upon property theory from a critical socio-legal and philosophical perspective. For her PhD research she did extensive fieldwork in Southern Africa and has ever since developed a gr... Read more»
  • Professor Steven Wheatley

    Professor Steven Wheatley

    I am interested in how the idea of legitimate political authority is understood in international law. This includes both the idea of democratic authority within and beyond the state, and the idea of authority when applied to other political communities, including ethno-cultural minorities and indige... Read more»

 

Honorary / Visiting

  • Professor Peter Rowe

    Professor Peter Rowe

    Career Details He has also taught at the University of Liverpool and was Professor and Head of the Department of Law there from 1988-93. He has been chairman of the U.K. Group of the International Society for Military Law and the Laws of War. He was the Inaugural Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar ... Read more»

  • Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley

    Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley

    International human rights, in particular, economic, social and cultural rights; the right to an adequate standard of living; economic and social rights and conflict, transitional justice and peacebuilding; human rights and development;the rights of women; international humanitarian law; human right... Read more»
  • Dr Sam Clark

    Dr Sam Clark

    I work on the nature, conditions, and political significance of human flourishing (aka well-being, welfare, the good life), and on various kinds of text - utopias, dialogues, autobiographies - which investigate these issues. I am particularly interested in capitalism's relation to human flourishing.... Read more»
  • Michael Doupe

    Michael Doupe

    Property; Equity and Trusts; Environmental Law; Legal Method. ... Read more»
  • Dr Catherine Easton

    Scholarly Activity Treasurer of the British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA)Guest Editor of the Spring 2012 edition of the European Journal of Law and Technology showcasing cutting-edge research in information technology lawAdvisory Board member of the AHRC Project Invisi... Read more»
  • Dr Agata Fijalkowski

    Dr Agata Fijalkowski

    One of my main research interests is in transitional criminal justice in post-dictatorial and post-conflict states. I have co-edited a collection on this topic with Dr Raluca Grosescu for Intersentia's Series on Transitional Justice (forthcoming, 2014). I have been successful in obtaining funding fo... Read more»
  • Georgina Firth

    Georgina Firth

    The aims of my research to date have been to create bridges between academia and practice and to attempt to engage the legal community as a whole in a consideration of effective legal reform of the law on rape. I feel that I am in a unique position to do this as I have considerable experience of the... Read more»
  • Dr Karolina Follis

    Dr Karolina Follis

    I am a political anthropologist interested in borders, citizenship and non-citizenship, human rights and new security technologies. I study the European Union, in particular its governance of justice and home affairs, including immigration and asylum. I conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Poland and... Read more»
  • Professor Alisdair Gillespie

    My main research interests relate to the law of child sexual exploitation, particularly where it is facilitated by Information & Communication Technologies, and much of my work relates to child pornography, child grooming and child solicitation. I am also interested in cybercrime issues and have... Read more»
  • Dr Sophia Kopela

    Public international law, international law of the sea, international environmental law, international dispute settlement. ... Read more»
  • Dr Gearoid O Cuinn

    Dr Gearoid O Cuinn

    Gearóid's research focuses on the governance of infectious disease and new technologies. He also has a strong interest in the sociology of human rights law and practice. Gearóid is co-director of Ceartas, Irish Lawyers for Human Rights, a non-profit organisation that develops innovative legal action... Read more»
  • Dr Clemens Rieder

    Dr Clemens Rieder

    I am currently researching the field cross-border movement of patients in the EU. ... Read more»
  • Professor Peter Rowe

    Professor Peter Rowe

    Career Details He has also taught at the University of Liverpool and was Professor and Head of the Department of Law there from 1988-93. He has been chairman of the U.K. Group of the International Society for Military Law and the Laws of War. He was the Inaugural Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar ... Read more»
  • Professor Sigrun Skogly

    Professor Sigrun Skogly

    International Law, International Human Rights Law - in particular human rights obligations and economic, social and cultural rights, Law of International Institutions. ... Read more»
  • Professor David Sugarman

    Professor David Sugarman

    EDUCATION Having gained an undergraduate law degree (LLB) at Hull University, he completed graduate work in law at Cambridge University as a William Senior Scholar in Comparative Law (LLM and Diploma in Comparative Legal Studies), and Harvard Law School (LLM), where he was awarded a doctorate (SJD).... Read more»
  • Dr James Summers

    Dr James Summers

    Career details Dr. James Summers lectures in international law and is the Director of the Centre for International Law and Human Rights at Lancaster University. He completed his doctorate at the University of Helsinki and has taught international law at the universities of Liverpool, Hull and Zambia... Read more»
  • Dr Valentina Vadi

    Dr Valentina Vadi

    Dr.  Valentina Vadi is a Reader  (Associate Professor) in international economic law at Lancaster University,  United Kingdom. Dr. Valentina Vadi also  lectured at Hasselt University (Belgium), the University of Rome III (Italy),  the China EU School of Law (P.R. China) and Maastricht University (Th... Read more»
  • Dr Saskia Vermeylen

    Dr Saskia Vermeylen

    With a background in the humanities (law, international relations and history) Saskia's main research interest focuses upon property theory from a critical socio-legal and philosophical perspective. For her PhD research she did extensive fieldwork in Southern Africa and has ever since developed a gr... Read more»
  • Professor Steven Wheatley

    Professor Steven Wheatley

    I am interested in how the idea of legitimate political authority is understood in international law. This includes both the idea of democratic authority within and beyond the state, and the idea of authority when applied to other political communities, including ethno-cultural minorities and indige... Read more»
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