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  • Sammy Adelman

  • Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • Human rights;
  • Environmental law
  • Climate change

Indicative publications

  • Adelman, S. (2010) 'The unexceptional exception: sovereignty, human rights and biopolitics ', Warwick school of law research paper no. 2009/09, 1 - 14, Coventry: Warwick SSRN, Warwick SSRN [Working Paper] [view]
  • Adelman, S.(2009) 'Rethinking human rights: the impact of climate change on the dominant discourse' in Human rights and climate change , 159 - 180, Editors: Humphreys, S. (9780521762762), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Adelman, S.(2008) 'Between the Scylla of sovereignty and the Charybdis of human rights: the pitfalls of development in pursuit of justice' Human Rights and International Legal Discourse 1 17 - 35 (1783-7014)

Personal website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/staff/academic/adelman/



Shaheen Ali

  • Professor of Law, Warwick School of Law, University of Warwick
  • Vice-Chair, United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

Research interests in global governance

  • United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention;
  • Human rights and global justice, including Islamic perspectives

Indicative publications

  • Hellum, A., Ali, S. S., and Griffiths, A.(2011) From transnational relations to transnational laws: Northern European law at the crossroads Editors: Hellum, A., Ali, S. S., and Griffiths, A. (9781409418962) Farnham: Ashgate
  • Ali, S. S.(2010) 'Cyberspace as Emerging Muslim Discursive Space? Online fatawa on women and gender relations and its impact on Muslim family law norms' 24 (3), 338 - 360 (1360-9939)
  • Ali, S. S.,Abubakar, Musa Usman, (2010) 'Part III Islamic finance techniques: the Sunni schools? differing approaches' Butterworths Journal Of International Banking & Financial Law 7 (28), 368 - 371 (0269-2694)
  • Ali, S. S.(2000) Gender and Human Rights in Islam and International Law. Equal before Allah, Unequal before Man? (10: 9041112685) The Hague: Kluwer Law International
  • Ali, S. S.(2011) 'Teaching and Learning ?Islamic Law? in a Globalised World: Some Reflections and Perspectives' Journal Of Legal Education to be advised (to be advised), (0022-2208)

Projects and grants

  • Conference Support - Re-Imagining the Sharia: Theory, Practice and Muslim Pluralism at Play, Funded by: British Academy, Project Start Date: 13/09/2009 Project End Date: 16/09/2009

  • Gender and Islamic Criminal Justice, Funded by: University of Warwick (URSS), Project Start Date: 01/03/2008 Project End Date: 31/07/2008

  • Islamic Law Curriculum Design Conference, Funded by: IAS (Institute of Advanced Study), Project Start Date: 01/08/2007 Project End Date: 31/07/2008


 

Personal website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/staff/academic/ali/




Julio Faundez

  • Head School of Law, University of Warwick; Professor of Law, LCJ (Catholic University, Chile), LLM and SJD (Harvard)

Research interests in global governance

  • Global governance and development

Indicative publications

  • Faundez, J(2007) Democratization, Development and Legality: Chile 1831-1973 (1-4039-8406-9) New York: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Faundez, J (2007) 'On the State of Democracy', London: Routledge, [Edited Book]
  • Faundez, J(2006) 'Should Justice Reform Projects Take Non-State Justice Systems Seriously? Perspectives from Latin America' The World Bank Legal Review vol 1 (Law Equity and Development), 113 - 139
  • Faundez, J(2005) 'The Rule of Law Enterprise: Promoting a Dialogue between Practitioners and Academics' Democratization 12 (4), 567 - 586 (1351-0347)
  • Faundez, J(2005) 'Democratization through Law: Perspectives from Latin America' Democratization 12 (5), 749 - 765 (1351-0347)

Personal website




 

Octavio Feraz

  • Assistant Professor, Warwick School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • law and development,
  • economic social and cultural rights

Indicative publications

  • Ferraz, O. L. M. and Vieira, F. S.(2009) 'The right to health, scarce resources, and equity: inherent risks in the predominant legal interpretation (in Portuguese)' Dados 52 (1), 223 - 251 (0011-5258) [article]
  • Ferraz, O. L. M.(2008) Responsabilidade civil da atividade medica no codigo de defesa do consumidor (9788535231861) Sao Paulo, Brazil: Campus-Elsevier
  • Octavio L. M. Ferraz(2007) 'Igualdade como Ideal (Interview with Ronald Dworkin, in Portuguese)' 77 233 - 240 [article]
  • Octavio L. M. Ferraz(2007) 'A Virtude Soberana (Review Article of Ronald Dworkin's Sovereign Virtue)' 77 243 - 253 [article]
  • Ferraz, O. L. M.(2009) 'The right to health in the courts of Brazil: worsening health inequities?' Health and Human Rights: An International Journal 11 (2), 33 - 45 (1079-0969)

Personal website



james_harrisonJames Harrison

  • James Harrison, Associate Professor, School of Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights in Practice

Research interests in global governance#

  • Global economic governance
  • Human rights
  • Trade law
  • Use of legal norms by NGOs

Indicative Publications

  • Stephenson M-A and Harrison J (2011) 'Unravelling Equality: The Impact of the United Kingdom’s Spending Cuts on Women', Political Quarterly, 82 (4), 645 - 650
  • Harrison J(2011) 'Human Rights Measurement: Reflections on the Current Practice and Future Potential of Human Rights Impact Assessment' Journal of Human Rights Practice 3 (2), 162 - 187
  • Harrison, J. (2010) 'Human rights and transnational corporations: establishing meaningful international obligations', inInternational economic law, globalization and developing countries, Editors: Faundez, J. and Tan, C.
  • Harrison, J. (2009) 'Human rights arguments in amicus curiae submissions: promoting social justice?', inHuman rights in international investment law and arbitration, 396- 421, Editors: Dupuy, P. M., Francioni, F. and Petersmann, E. U.
  • Harrison, J. and Goller, A, .(2008) 'Trade and human rights: what does 'impact assessment' have to offer?', Human Rights Law Review, 8 (4), 587 – 615

Projects and grants

  • Equality and Human Rights Impact Assessment Project (Centre for Human Rights in Practice) 2010-Present
  • Human Rights Impact Assessments of International Trade Agreements (British Academy) (2006-8)
  • Development of Human Rights Training Curricula For the Iraqi Human Rights Ministry (UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (2005)
  • ICC National Implementation Database (Government of Switzerland) Principle Investigator (2006)
  • Proposals for An Independent Police Complaints Commission (Nuffield Foundation) – (1999-2000)

Policy Engagement

  • Scottish Human Rights Commission (2010-11)
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (2005-present) Canadian Coalition on International Co-operation and Canadian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (2008-2010)
  • UN Special Rapporteur on Food (2010)
  • Amnesty International (2005-6)
  • Article 19 (2003)
  • Council of Europe (2003-4)
  • A Range of other civil society Organisations at regular intervals in the last ten years

Personal website



Abdul Paliwala

  • Professor, Warwick School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • global governance of communications

Indicative publications

  • Paliwala, A.(2008) 'Legal regulation and uneven global digital diffusion' in E-government and digital inclusion, 15 - 40, Editors: Maioli, C. (9788477335528), Zaragoza: Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza
  • Paliwala A(2007) 'From CAL to E-Learning: A shift from industrial to network information society? ' Journal Of Legal Education (0022-2208)
  • Paliwala A(2006) 'Legal eLearning in Network Society' in Festskrif till Peter Seipel, 427 - 446, Editors: Sjoberg C and Wahlgren P, Stockholm: Norstedt Juridik
  • Paliwala A(2006) 'From CAL to E-Learning: a Shift from Industrial to Network Information Society?' in Festskrift till Peter Seipel, 427 - 445, Editors: Sjöberg C M, Wahlgren P (9139011402), Nordstedts Juridik
  • Paliwala, A.(2008) 'Governance and the rule of law' in The new Oxford companion to law, Editors: Cane, P. and Conaghan, J. (9780199290543), Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press

Personal website


 



Dwijen Rangnekar

  • Associate Professor, Warwick School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • global governance of intellectual property
  • Geographical indications
  • Intellectual property, development and justice
  • Farmers’ rights, food sovereignty

Indicative publications

  • Rangnekar, D. (forthcoming, 2012) Geneva rhetoric, national reality: The political economy of introducing plant breeders rights in Kenya, New Political Economy.
  • Rangnekar, D. and J. Wilkinson (2011), Guest editors, Theme issue, New Borders of Consumption, Environment and Planning A, 43(9)
  • Rangnekar, D. (2011) ‘Re-making place: the social construction of a geographical indication for Feni’, Environment and Planning A(Theme issue, New borders of consumption, edited by Dwijen Rangnekar & John Wilkinson), 43(9), pp. 2043-2059.
  • Rangnekar, D. and Kumar, S.(2010) 'Another look at Basmati: genericity and the problems of a transborder geographical indication' Journal of World Intellectual Property, The 13 (2), 202 - 230 (1422-2213)
  • Rangnekar, D.(2010) 'The law and economics of geographical indications: introduction to special issue of the Journal of World Intellectual Property ' Journal of World Intellectual Property, The 13 (2), 77 - 80 (1422-2213)
  • Rangnekar, D.(2010) 'The use and application of geographical indications: the case of Darjeeling tea' in Guide to geographical indications: linking products and their origins, Editors: Giovannucci, D. (9789291373659), Geneva: International Trade Centre
  • Rangnekar, D.(2009) 'Indications of geographical origin in Asia: legal and policy issues to resolve' in Intellectual property and sustainable development: development agendas in a changing world, 273 - 299, Editors: Meléndez-Ortiz, R. and Roffe, P. (9781848446458), Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar
  • Rangnekar, D.(2008) 'Is more less? an evolutionary economics, critique of the economics of plant breeds' rights' in Patenting lives: life patents, development and culture, 179 - 194, Editors: Gibson, J. (9780754671046), Aldershot, England ; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate

Projects and grants

  • Principal investigator, Economic and Social Research Council, First Grants Scheme, Geographical Indications and Localisation, 2006-09
  • Co-applicant and Investigator, European Commission, Framework 6, Impacts of the IPR rules on sustainable development, 2005-06

Policy engagement

  • UNCTAD, UNDP, FAO, ITC and WTO, Governments of India, Argentina, Mexico, UK, Sri Lanka, Actionaid, Oxfam, Practical Action, Find Your Feet,

Other professional activities

  • Visiting / Associate Fellow, Australian Global Studies Research Centre, The University of Western Australia; Visiting Fellow, University of Goa; CUTS Centre for International Trade, Economics and Environment, India (2005 – 2007)

Personal website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/staff/academic/rangnekar




Sharifah Sekalala Sharifah Sekalala

  •   Research Fellow School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • Theories of global health governance
  • Law and governance of global health
  • Governance of international health institutions
  • Global health financing
  • Third world access to essential medicines and the WTO General Council Decision of 2003, Kings Law Journal, Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2010
  • Beyond Doha; Seeking access to essential medicines through the WTO, at http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTRAD/Resources/SSekalala.pdf.

Projects and grants

  •  Investigator Early Career Fellowship Institute of Advanced Studies 2012

Policy engagement

  •  civil society associations in Sub Saharan Africa
  •  Advisor on World Bank Funded projects on human rights

Other professional activities

  • Reviewer Punjab Law Review, Pakistan 2012 to date
  • Reviewer Law, Social Justice and Global Development 2010-2011
  • Member of the Uganda Bar Association (called to the Bar in 2006)
  • World Bank Doctoral workshop 2008

Personal website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/staff/academic/sekalala/

 


Dalvinder Singh

  • Associate Professor of Law, Warwick School of Law, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • (global) bank and financial regulation

Indicative publications

  • Olivares-Caminal, R., Douglas, J., Guynn, R., Kornberg, A., Paterson, S., Singh, D. and Stonefrost, H.(2011) Debt restructuring Editors: Segal, N. and Chan Ho, L. (9780199579693) Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Singh, D.(2011) 'The UK Banking Act 2009, pre-insolvency and early intervention: policy and practice' Journal Of Business Law (1), 20 - 42 (0021-9460)
  • LaBrosse, J. R., Olivares-Caminal, R. and Singh, D.(Eds)(2011) Managing risk in the financial system Editors: LaBrosse, J. R., Olivares-Caminal, R. and Singh, D. (9780857933812) Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • Singh, D.(2011) 'U.K. approach to financial crisis management' Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems 19 872 - 926 (1058-1006)
  • Singh, D,LaBrosse, JR, (2011) 'Developing a framework for effective financial crisis management, in 'Financial Crisis Management and the use of Government Guarantees, OECD Journal: Financial Market Trends,' No. 101, Volume 2011 (Issue 2), 1 - 30

Personal website




Ann Stewart

  • LLB (Leicester), MJur (Birmingham), Associate Professor and Reader in Law Chair, Graduate Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Director of the International Development Law and Human Rights Programme, formally Chair of Law School's External Relations Committee and Director of the Multicultural Students Programme, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • global perspectives on gender and the law, human rights

Indicative publications

  • Stewart, A(2011) Gender, Law and Justice in a Global Market (9780521746533) Cambridge University Press: Law in Context
  • Stewart, A,Catherine Hoskyns, Sylvia Niccolai, (2011) ''Disability Discrimination by Association: the double yes?' Social And Legal Studies 2 (2), 173 - 190 (0964-6639)
  • Stewart, A(2011) 'Creating civil space for women: lessons from legal interventions on violence against women in India and the UK' Violence Against Women (Special Issue), (1077-8012)
  • Stewart, A,U.Schultz & G. Shaw, (2011) '?Gender and Judging in India? in (eds) Gender and Judging Oxford, Hart publishing Onati Series (6000 words) (forthcoming 2011) ' in Gender and Judging, , Hart publishing Onati Series
  • Stewart A(2007) 'Globalising Gender Justice?' Law, Social Justice & Global Development Journal (LGD) 1 (1467-0437)

Personal website

 



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Celine Tan

  • Associate Professor, School of Law

Research interests in global governance

  • Global economic governance
  • International economic law
  • International public finance and international financial institutions
  • International development law and policy

Indicative publications

  • Tan, Celine (2013) 'Life, Debt and Human Rights: Contextualising the International Regime for Sovereign Debt Relief' in Poverty and the International Economic Law System: Duties to the Poor, Editors: Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Tan, Celine ( 2012), ‘Navigating New Landscapes: Socio-Legal Mapping of International Economic Law’, in Perry-Kessaris, Amanda (ed), Socio-Legal Approaches to International Economic Law: Text, Context, Subtext, Abingdon: Routledge.

  • Tan, Celine(2011) Governance through Development: Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States , Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Tan, Celine (2010), ‘The New Disciplinary Framework: Conditionality, New Aid Architecture and Global Economic Governance’ , in Faundez, Julio and Tan, Celine (eds), International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries, London: Edward Elgar.
  • Tan, Celine (2010), ‘Regulation and Resource Dependency: The Legal and Political Aspects of Structural Adjustment Programmes’ , in Bradlow, Daniel and Hunter, David (eds), International Financial Institutions and International Law, Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law

Policy engagement

  • Tan, Celine(2010), ‘Confronting Climate Change: Towards A New International Agenda for Meeting the Financial Challenges of the Climate Crisis in Least Developed Countries’, Background Paper for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)’s Least Developed Countries Report 2010, Geneva: UNCTAD.
  • Tan, Celine(2008), ‘No Additionality, New Conditionality: A Critique of the World Bank?s Climate Investment Funds’, Briefing Paper for UNFCCC Negotiations, Penang: Third World Network.

Personal website


Illan rua Wall

  • Associate Professor, School of Law

Reserch interests

  • Critical Human Rights
  • Critical Legal Theory
  • Post-conflict Societies
  • Critical Constitutionalism

Indicative Publications


Books:

  • New Critical Legal Thinking; Law and the Political (2012: Birkbeck Law Press/Routledge) Edited with Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck) & Matt Stone (Essex)
  • Human Rights and Constituent Power: Without Model or Warranty (2011: Glasshouse Press/Routledge)

Articles:

  • ‘On a Radical Politics for Human Rights’ in Gearty and Douzinas (eds) The Cambridge Companion to the Meaning(s) of Human Rights (Forthcoming: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge)
  • ‘Notes on an ‘Open’ Constituent Power’ Law, Culture and Humanities (Forthcoming)
  • 'Poder Constituyentes y los Experimentos Andinos' in Montaño, J, (ed) Revolución en Democracia (Forthcoming: IAEN Press, Quito)
  • ‘The Occupation of Public Space in Bogotá: Internal Displacement and the City’ 21.3 Social and Legal Studies (2012)
  • ‘Tunisia and the Critical Legal Theory of Dissensus’ 23.3 Law & Critique (2012)

Personal Website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/staff/academic/illanruawall/


Ania ZbyszewskaAnia Zbyszewska

  • Research Fellow, University of Warwick, School of Law

Research Interests in Global Governance

  • Transnational labour law and labour market regulation
  • Transnational labour and gender
  • Work, social reproduction and social sustainability

Personal website