For the Love of Humanity: the World Tribunal on Iraq

Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Free and open to the public
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The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia (TRI)
The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies

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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