James Harrison secures BA/Leverhulme Trust Fellowship
James Harrison has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year. The fellowship allows James to work exclusively for a year on a project entitled ‘Reconceptualising international trade law: In search of a bounded, socially embedded and re-connected regime’.
The project explores problems associated with a ‘sprawling’ international trade law regime which lacks a coherent underlying rationale. The central aim of the project is to develop a new paradigm underlying trade policy that is more socially, developmentally and environmentally responsible, and more sensitive to the practical realities of how international trade is conducted. It builds on a previous empirical research project which was funded by the ESRC entitled “Working Beyond the Border: European Union Trade Agreements and International Labour Standards”.
James and his colleagues were awarded Article of the Year by the Journal of Common Market Studies for the lead article from that project.