Sarah Trotter

Sarah Trotter

PhD Student in Law

Department of Law

About me

Thesis title

'How European human rights law imagines the human condition' 


Professor Damian Chalmers and Dr Kai Möller

Research interests

Human rights law and theory; family law; EU law and theory; feminist theory; psychoanalytical theory; public space; urban gulls

Sarah holds degrees from the London School of Economics (LLB 2013) and the University of Cambridge (LLM 2014). Her doctoral research examines the assumptions that European human rights law makes about human experience. 

Publications List

‘The Child in European Human Rights Law’ (forthcoming, Modern Law Review)

‘The ethos of replaceability in European human rights law’, in N. Segal and J. Owen (eds.), On Replacement: Cultural, Social and Psychological Representations (forthcoming: 2018, Palgrave Macmillan, London)

‘“Living together”, “learning together”, and “swimming together”: Osmanoğlu and Kocabaş v Switzerland (2017) and the construction of collective life’ (forthcoming, Human Rights Law Review)

with Damian Chalmers, ‘Fundamental Rights and Legal Wrongs: The Two Sides of the Same EU Coin’ (2016) European Law Journal (1), 9-39