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Current Doctoral Candidates at the Irish Centre for Human Rights
Please note that doctoral students can start at any time and this list might not be complete
Abu Hussein, Hadeel. 'Land Law under international law, a Key for Exercise State Power in Context of Law in postcolonial territories. Creating “Excluded zones”, confiscations, demolishing & evocation houses.'
Adanan, Amina- "The Transitional Nature of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law"
Al-Haidari. Bethany. Political and Religious Dissent in Saudi Arabia
Al-Mujadi, Reem. "The Influence of the Ideological Misuses of Moral Convictions on Transitional Justice in the Middle East"
Ananthavinayagan, Thamil-"Sri Lanka – a post-war society and laboratory for the United Nations"
Azarov, Valentina. 'Uncovering Unlawful Territorial Regimes: Military Occupation, Territoriality and Self-Determination in International Law'
Berkowska, Eliza. 'Family in the International Human Rights Law'
Bushnell, Alexis. 'Historiography of the Refugee Figure and Genealogy of the Political Juridical Space of the Camp; Violent Geography'
Creedon, Sarah. 'The Prosecution of Rape in International Criminal Law through Means of Imputed Liability'
De Guzman, Margaret. "The gravity of crimes in international criminal law"
De Ycaza, Carla. "Traditional and Modern Approaches to Post-Conflict Transitional Justice in Africa"
Florath, Tanja. "Effective Prevention of Enforced Disappearances in South-East Asia"
Ferguson, Rhonda. "The right to food in the context of world trade
Forde, Andrew. 'The Application of International Human Rights Law in States with Limited Recognition'
Gagliardi, Silvia. "Post-2011 Morocco: More or less access to human rights for non-Arab women?"
Gallagher, Peter. '‘Autonomous Weapon Systems: Can their use be amenable to international law’'
Heinrich, Stefanie. "Transitional Justice in Timor-Leste: Done and Dusted?"
Ling, Bonny. 'Human Trafficking and China'
McMurry, Nicholas. 'The right to participation under economic, social and cultural rights'
Megy, Susan. 'Under Imminent Threat? The Protection of Civilians in African Regional and Sub regional Peacekeeping: The African Union and ECOWAS'
Moran, Cian. "The Saints Are Coming: The Evolution of Humanitarian Intervention in International Law and State Practice"
Omidi, Niloufar- "Peoples' Right to Peace; Enforcement through International Law Instruments"
Piñeiro, Oscar Sánchez- "Rights based approach towards conflict resolution at community level"
Sweeney, Caroline. "Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict"
Tadeg, Mesenbet. Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia: Opportunities and Emerging Threats"
Taylor, Leonard. 'Towards an understanding of Catholicism and human rights law'
Yang, Bochao- "China's Evolving Policy towards International Peace and Security UN Peacekeeping Operations as a Gateway- Challenges and Opportunities - from Political and Legal Perspectives"
Completed Doctoral Candidates
Dang, Heping. 'Public Opinion and Human Rights'
Donlon, Teresa Fidelma
McDermott, Helen. 'Extraterritorial Abduction under International Law: Does Irregular mean Illegal?'
McDermott, Yvonne Mary
O'Sullivan, Aisling "On the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law"
Pestova,Natalya "Localising the Right to Drinking Water: Perspectives and Challenges"
Reynolds, John. "Empire, Emergency & the Law"