Thesis Title: [tbc]
Research Interests: International human rights law, with a special focus on economic, social and cultural rights and issues of poverty, inequality and development. Current research is focused on conflicts between international human rights law and international economic law (trade and investment law) from a political theory perspective. Interests also include critical legal theory, theories of justice and social theory in relation to law and economics, in the context of human rights practice.
Recent Publications and Conference Papers
2011 'The Fight for the Right to Food: Challenges and Prospects' with J.Ziegler, C.Golay, C. Mahon, London: Palgrave Macmillan. [FORTHCOMING]
2006 ‘The right to food and access to justice: Understanding the right to food as a ‘negative’ right’ in M. Borghi, L. Postiglione Blommestein (eds), The Right to Food and Access to Justice, Fribourg, Editions universitaires.
2005 ‘The Role of UN Human Rights Bodies in Promoting and Protecting the Right To Food’ in Food and Human Rights in Development W.B Eide and U. Kracht (eds) Belgium: Intersentia Press, 2005.
2005 “The right to food and clean water” with J. Ziegler and C. Golay in Essentials of Human Rights Smith, R.K.M.and van den Anker, C.(eds) London:Hodder Arnold Press.
2004 « Le droit à l’alimentation », with C. Golay in Géopolitique de la faim. Faim et responsabilités, Action Contre la Faim, Paris, PUF, 2004, pp. 227-243
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