Programme PhD workshop on 26 August

Programme PhD workshop

11.00h Welcome
11.15h Breakout session A1 (Chair: Ingrid Westendorp)
  • Anzhelika Savchuk: Celebritization in Ukrainian media and journalism after 2014

  • Brenda Nanyunja: Obligational Challenges? Uganda's Response to Bashir's Arrest Warrants' to 'An Obligation Challenge: Uganda's Response to ICC's Warrants of Arrest for Bashir.'
  • Kenan Kadusic: (In)tolerance of intolerance in educational institutions in B&H: approaches for combating shaming on the basis of socio-economic status, sexuality, and gender
  Breakout session A2 (Chair: Fons Coomans)
  • Alessandra Michela De Tommaso: Corporate accountability through strategic litigation: an assessment of over twenty years of case law on Shell’s activities in Nigeria

  • Valerie Svobodova: Implementation of the SG’s Call to Action for Human Rights: engaging with human rights mechanisms to advance the protection of affected populations in emergency settings

  • Rodrigo Tonel:The violation of the human right to health within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil

12.45h Break

Breakout session A3 (Chair: Laura Visser)

  • Kris van der Pas: Strategic litigation on statelessness: the ‘Denny’- case

  • Maëlle Noir: Fostering transnational feminist solidarities: a decolonial methodological approach to research in post-colonial countries

  • Ayetekin Kaan Kurtul: Private regulation of freedom of expression on social media platforms and public policies addressing this matter


Breakout session A4 (Lisa Waddington)

  • Danai Delipetrou: Intersectionality and representation: can fiction become reality?

  • Fatma Alakbarova: Naming and shaming the human rights violations in Azerbaijan: does it work?

  • Sara Miellet: Human rights cities and the language of rights: between potential and populism

14.45h Side event: Seeding Change for a Human Rights Economy: Lessons from OHCHR’s Surge Initiative by: (Chair: Alejandro          Fuentes) 
  • Dr Jyoti Sanghera, Senior Adviser/Consultant on Outreach and Partnerships for the Surge Initiative of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and RWI

  • Dr Marcella Favretto, Chief of the Sustainable Development Section at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Dr Savi Bisnath, Senior Economist, Surge Initiative of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Pradeep Wagle, High Commissioner's Representative at OHCHR Country Office in Cambodia

16.00h-18.00h AHRI Executive Committee Meeting