Economic-State Crime and Transformative Justice in Afghanistan

Date: 26 October 2017

Introduction: On Friday 20 October 2017 Huma Saeed succesfully defended her doctoral thesis.

PhD Defence Economic-State Crime and Transformative Justice in Afghanistan

On Friday 20 October 2017, Huma Saeed defended her doctoral thesis "Economic-State Crime and Transformative Justice in Afghanistan: An Analysis at the Intersection of Transitional Justice and Criminology". A summary of the doctoral thesis is available here

The supervisor was Prof. Dr. Stephan Parmentier. The co-supervisor was Prof. Dr. Wouter Vandenhole (Law and Development Research Group, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp). The other members of the examining committee are Prof. Dr. Sari Kouvo (University of Gothenburg), Prof. Dr. Letizia Paoli (KU Leuven) and Prof. Dr. Ivo Aertsen (KU Leuven). 

Huma Saeed was born in Afghanistan on 14 August 1978. In 2010 she obtained the degree of MSc in Human Rights (London School of  Economics and Political Science) and in 2009 the qualification of  BA in Political Science and Anthropology  (University of Maryland, Baltimore County). A long time human rights activist, from 2011-2012 she worked with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Kabul. Since 2012 she has been a doctoral researcher at the Leuven Institute of Criminology (KU Leuven).