"For the Love of Humanity: the World Tribunal on Iraq" - Ayça Çubukçu, London School of Economics and Political Science

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Near Eastern Studies and The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

Ayça Çubukçu is an associate professor in human rights and co-director of LSE Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is the author of “For the Love of Humanity: the World Tribunal on Iraq.” Before LSE, Çubukçu taught for the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University and the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies at Harvard University. A transdisciplinary scholar by training, she holds a B.A. in government with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University and a Ph.D. with distinction from the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University. Çubukçu co-edits the LSE International Studies Series at Cambridge University Press and is a member of Humanity Journal’s editorial collective. Her research interests are in social, political and legal theory with a focus on internationalism, cosmopolitanism, postcolonial studies, political violence and transnational social movements. In spring 2020, Professor Çubukçu will be based at Princeton University as a Senior Fellow with the Fung Global Fellows Program.

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