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Kick-off SUSTLAW 2019
The fourth edition of the Sustainable Development and Global Justice International Training Programme (SUSTLAW) runs from 11 February to 3rd May and kicked-off with the introduction session and lunch by WOW Food.
Call for Papers
LDRN 4th Annual Conference: "The Plurality of Law and Development" at Humboldt University, Berlin, 25 – 27 September 2019.
Launch Toolbox Business and Human Rights
Experts from the Law and Development Research Group collaborated on the toolbox on business and human rights launched on 10 December 2018 by the Federal Institute for Sustainable Development (FIDO).
Cities, territories and the struggles for human rights: a 2030 perspective
The international conference took place on the 26th-27th November at the university of Padua in collaboration with the Research Group on Law and Development.
Vacancy Research Professor
The Faculty of Law and the Institute for Development policy (IOB) are seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for a Research professor in the area of sustainable development and environmental justice.
Necessary Evil: How to fix Finance by Saving Human Rights?
On 16 November 2018 the Law & Development Research group hosted a talk on Finance and Human Rights by Prof David Kinley- University of Sydney Law school.
New researchers Law and Development
Leonardo Villafuerte and Alberto Pecoraro both started their PhD at the Law and Development Research Group.
2018 CIEL meeting
On 8 October 2018, the annual CIEL meeting took place at the Faculty of Law.
New publication: The role of the Guiding Principles on forced discplacement in international human rights courts
Deborah Casalin, member of the Law and Development Research Group, wrote an article in the special issue Forced Migration Review
Conference on Law & Development in Leiden
On 19 – 21 September 2018, members of the Law & Development Research Group participated in the 3rd Annual Conference of the Law & Development Research Network
Corporate accountability and ESCRs in transitional justice
Dr Laura García Martín of the Law & Development Research Group sucessfully defended her PhD on the 17th of September.
Renewing Rights in Times of Transition
Two members of the Law and Development Research Group presented at the Association of Human Rights' annual conference on Renewing Rights in Times of Transition, which was held from 6 to 8 September 2018, in Edinburgh.
New book publication: Critical Indigenous Rights Studies
Koen De Feyter co-edited a book titled Critical Indigenous Rights Studies, published as part of the Routledge Research in Human Rights Law Series.
New book series on Law, Development and Justice
A new book series has been launched with Edward Elgar publishers and aims to publish the best scholarship in the area, with a strong emphasis on writing from and about the global south.
Human rights between normativity and reality
On Monday 10 July 2018, Vandenhole taught on the Summer Course organized by the University of Padua.
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