"Kenya and the International Criminal Court: Whither Positive Complementarity?"
Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:10 PM EDT
-- 01:10 PM EDT
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.
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