Seminar: Dr. Nazila Ghanea-Hercock

On 24th February 2009 the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights in cooperation with the UCC Baha’i Cultural Society, will host a research Seminar by Dr. Nazila Ghanea-Hercock, Oxford University entitled ‘Beyond Categorisation?: A Consideration of the Human Rights of the Baha’is of Iran’.

The seminar will take place from 1 – 2.00 pm in O’Rahilly Building (ORB), Floor 2, Room 255, UCC. All welcome.

Dr. Nazila Ghanea-Hercock is University Lecturer in International Human Rights Law, Kellogg College, Oxford University. Nazila is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Religion and Human Rights. She has carried out funded research with the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and was an International Policy Fellow with the Open Society Institute (OSI) 2006-2007. Her research interests in International Human Rights Law include: freedom of religion or belief, women’s rights, minority rights, UN human rights machinery, human rights in the Middle East. She is an affiliated Global Faculty member of BIHE. She initiated and now serves on the Executive Board of the international network ‘Focus on Freedom of Religion or Belief’.