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"Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Whither Positive Complementarity?"

Start/End Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:10 PM EDT
Location Name WJ101 (William and June Warren Hall)

Please RSVP to join our guest, Professor Sriram, and the Office of International Programs, for this timely presentation and Q&A session.

Chandra Sriram is a Visiting Professor of International Law and Professor in Law at the University of London.

Introductory remarks by Michael Doyle, Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science.

A sandwich lunch will be served.    

Chandra Lekha Sriram is a professor in law at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.  Her areas of teaching expertise include war and human rights, public international law, international criminal law, human rights, and conflict prevention and post-conflict peacebuilding.
 
Sriram is currently the co-investigator of a project, “The Impact of Transitional Justice Measures on Democratic Institution-building,” (www.tjdi.org), supported by the Economic and Social Research Council in the UK, with co-investigator Anja Mihr of the University of Utrecht, funded in the Netherlands by NWO, the Dutch funding body for scientific research.  She recently also completed a project as principal investigator, entitled “Transitional justice as peacebuilding?” funded by the United States Institute of Peace, collaborating with colleagues at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and in the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict.  She also recently completed work as a co-researcher on a grant led by Professor Stephen Brown of the University of Ottawa on accountability for post-election violence in Kenya, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
 
Professor Sriram was previously founder and director of the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict at the University of East London, an interdisciplinary centre promoting policy-relevant research and events aimed at developing greater knowledge about the relationship between human rights and conflict, and is now chair of the centre's international advisory group.  Sriram is on the U.N. Development Programme’s expert roster as a human rights expert, a member of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Peer Reviewer College, and co-editor of a book series at Routledge, Law Conflict and International Relations.