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UCL Laws PhD Student Awarded Modern Law Review Scholarship for Project on Human Trafficking

Third-year PhD student Inga Thiemann has been awarded a Modern Law Review Scholarship for her research exploring ‘A victim-based approach to Human Trafficking - hindered by patriarchal stereotypes'. She is one of two UCL Laws PhD students in receipt of the prestigious scholarship which is awarded annually to doctoral research students whose research is expected to make a substantial contribution to their field.
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Published: Jul 11, 2014 12:19:59 PM

UCL Graduate Law Society Submission to Home Affairs Committee Inquiry on FGM

This year the UCL Graduate Law Society launched a project to give students an opportunity to make submissions to parliamentary inquiries under guidance from Faculty Advisor Colm O'Cinneide. In particular, the project seeks to contribute a unique perspective to UK law reform debates from a comparative point of view, exploiting the diversity of nationalities in the LLM cohort.
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Published: Jul 9, 2014 12:35:27 PM

Watch Session Videos from the Workshop on Martha Nussbaum's Political Emotions

On Saturday 31 May 2014 the UCL Institute for Human Rights had the honour of hosting Professor Martha Nussbaum for a workshop on her laterst book, Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice (Harvard University Press, 2013). The workshop began with a brief description by Professor Nussbaum of the aims of Political Emotions and was followed by four half-hour presentations on some of the book's key themes. You can watch the day's events in full below.
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Published: Jun 10, 2014 1:39:03 PM

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