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Research seminar: 'Human Rights, International Law, and Anticolonial Revolution: The Case of Djamila Bouhired'

(13 February 2019)

The Human Rights Centre hosts Emma Stone Mackinnon, Cambridge University, on Wednesday, 27 February from 5pm - 6pm in the Moot Court (PCL152). Staff and students are welcome to attend. Please email james.c.kirby@durham.ac.uk for more information.

Emma Stone Mackinnon is an award-winning and widely published scholar in the fields of political theory and the history of human rights. She completed her PhD in Political Science at the University of Chicago, and is currently a Junior Research Fellow at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. Emma's research has been published in international academic journals including Political Theory and Humanity. Her current book project, The Promise of Human Rights and the Politics of Hypocrisy, 'traces the contested legacies of the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen in mid-twentieth century debates about race and empire'. Emma's dissertation won the 2018 Richard Saller Dissertation Prize from the University of Chicago Social Sciences Division.

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