We maintain very close links with institutions around the world including in India (the Centre for Law and Governance at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and the Tata Institute for Social Sciences Mumbai), Pakistan (the University of Peshawar); Africa (the University of Malawi, University of Makelle Ethiopia, the Southern and Eastern African Regional Centre for Women’s Law at the University of Harare, Zimbabwe) Latin America (University of Sao Paolo Brazil), Taiwan (National Chung Cheng University). Members of the group play a leading role in Warwick Law School’s exciting 5 year capacity building project for postgraduate legal education in Ethiopia. The mission of this project is to transfer working knowledge and skills to local Ethiopian Universities for the creation and administration of postgraduate legal education courses.
Sam Adelman is interested in legal theory, development and human rights, and he is currently completing a book on sovereignty.
Upendra Baxi's (Emeritus Professor) research is in comparative constitutionalism, social theory of human rights, human rights responsibilities in corporate governance and business conduct, and materiality of globalization.
Shaheen Sardar Ali is interested in the intersection of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence, Women and Child Rights and International Law of Human Rights.
James Harrison is interested in human rights law, environmental law, international economic law, methodologies for conducting human rights impact assessments and the use of legal norms by non-governmental organisations.
George Meszaros has researched in land rights, social movements and aspects of legal change with reference to Brazil.
Jayan Nayar is interested in International law, legal theory, human rights and social struggle, and the theory and practice of people's tribunals.
Abdul Paliwala’s research interests include globalisation and legal regulation of the digital divide, law and economy in developing countries and information technology in legal education.
Dallal Stevens is interested in refugee and asylum law and policy; forced migration studies; the impact of globalisation on asylum.
Ann Stewart specialises in gender issues in the developing world but also in issues of gender and social welfare and on gender, law and multiculturalism.
Celine Tan's research interests include international economic law and regulation, law and governance of the international financial architecture, law and policy of international development financing, gender, human rights, climate change and sustainable development.
Andrew Williams researches in human rights and clinical legal education and international criminal law. He established the Centre for Human Rights in Practice.
A full list of the clusters publications can be found here.
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