Gender ARC Research Seminar Series - Dr. Etakerina Yahyaoui - Cultural Practices and Egalitarian Discourses: What role for Human Rights?

The Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
22nd February, 2013 @ 13:00:00

Gender ARC Research Seminar Series Spring 2013

Dr. Ekaterina Yahyaoui

Cultural Practices and Egalitarian Discourses:

What Role for Human Rights?

Time/Date: 1.00pm, Friday 22 February, 2013

Venue: Moore Institute, NUI Galway

Sponsored by the Gender, Discourse and Identities cluster Gender ARC, Moore Institute

Dr. Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko is currently a Lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights (ICHR), School of Law, NUI Galway, where she teaches human rights, public international law and women's rights. She is also an associate researcher at the Hans and Tamara Oppenheimer Chair in International Law at McGill University, Montreal, Canada (see

Previously, Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko taught public international law, women's rights, international refugee and migration law, and human rights and Islam at the Faculty of Law, University of Montreal. She was also a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Research and the Canada Chair in International Migration Law of the University of Montreal. Before joining CERIUM she worked, among other things, as a legal advisor for a project at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko is a member of the Quebec Bar and holds a B.A. from Geneva University (Switzerland), an LL.M. from the University Albert-Ludwigs (Freiburg i. Br., Germany), a D.E.S. in international relations and a Ph.D. in international law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva).


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