Minorities and Rights Research Group
The Minorities and Rights Research Group (MRRG) at the City Law School, City University London, aims to provide a forum for specialised debates on minority groups and other vulnerable persons. The group derives its membership both nationally and internationally, and also across disciplines.
“Minority Rights and Nepal’s New Constitution”
A panel discussion with:
- Prof David Gellner, Professor of Social Anthropology and Fellow of All Souls, University of Oxford
- Prof Michael Hutt, Professor of Nepali and Himalayan Studies, SOAS, University of London
- Prof Peter Leyland, Emeritus Professor of Public Law, London Metropolitan University
- Dr Mara Malagodi, Lecturer in Law, The City Law School, City University London
- Ms Mandira Sharma, Senior Advocate, Nepal, and Doctoral Candidate, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
Chair: Dr Tawhida Ahmed, Senior Lecturer in Law, The City Law School, City University London
Tuesday 2 February 2016 6-8pm AG03 College Building City University London
The event is free to attend. Please register your interest here: http://www.city.ac.uk/events/2016/february/minority-rights-and-nepals-new-constitution
Research interests include minority rights, European Union law and international human rights
Research interests include indigenous rights and public international law
Research interests include anti-discrimination and religion, and migrants in the EU
Research interests include comparative constitutional law, identity politics, and minority rights in South Asia
Research interests include the Israeli-Arab conflict, and public international law and human rights.
Doctoral researcher on the law of antiquities.
Research interests include law, rights and anti-Semitism.
Immigration Judge in the First-tier Tribunal Asylum and Immigration Chamber
Research interests include immigration and European Union law
Nora's research interests lie primarily in the field of gender and law, particularly feminist and socio-legal approaches to public international law, refugee law and human rights law.
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- Hatzis, N. (2011). Personal Religious Beliefs in the Workplace: How Not to Define Indirect Discrimination. Modern Law Review, 74(2), 287-305.
- Malagodi, M. (forthcoming 2016). ‘Godot Has Arrived! Federal Restructuring in Nepal’. In S. Choudhry et al. (Eds.), Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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- Wilsher, D. (27 Oct 2011). Immigration Detention: Law, History, Politics. ISBN: 1107005760.
- Wilsher, D. (2008). Liberty of foreigners: a history, law and politics of immigration detention. Wolf Legal Publishers. ISBN: 9058504115.
- Wilsher, D. (2007). Immigration Detention and the Common European Asylum Policy. Baldaccini, A., Guild, E. and Toner, H. (Ed.), Whose Freedom, Security and Justice? (pp. 395-426) Hart Pub Limited. ISBN: 1841136840.
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