Exciting news for Cynthia
We are delighted to announce that CIGJ Postdoctoral Fellow and Regarding Rights contributor, Cynthia Banham has been awarded a University of Queensland Fellowship. These prestigious Fellowships are designed to support academics of exceptional calibre. Cynthia will take up the Fellowship in UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies where she will work on a new project titled, ‘The voice and international human rights: offshore detention after 9.11’. In other great news for Cynthia, she has signed a contract with Hart Publishing to publish a book based on her PhD thesis. The book will be called Liberal Democracies and the Torture of their Citizens and is due out in 2017. Congratulations on both counts Cynthia!
Human Rights Tertiary Teachers Workshop
The 6th annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop was hosted by the Faculty of Law at UNSW on the 17th of February. As with previous workshops, it was a wonderful day with many lively discussions about the practice and teaching of human rights. We will provide a fuller account of the day in a future ‘news & events’ post.