International Human Rights Law Program
Research within the International Human Rights Law program spans a broad spectrum of areas. Associates of this program are particularly active in the following research areas:
- Human rights in the global economy
- Human rights of asylum seekers and immigrants
- Language rights and linguistic minorities
- Social justice and law
- International human rights advocacy
- Bills of rights
- Rights of persons with disabilities
- Rights of indigenous peoples
- Jurisprudence and histories of human rights
- Human rights and employment law
- Anti-discrimination law
- Human rights in international criminal justice, international criminal law and policing
- Child protection and child welfare
- International human rights education
Teaching and research supervision
Associates of this program are involved in teaching a large number of specialised subjects in the international human rights field, in both the undergraduate and the postgraduate program.
Associates of this program are also active in research supervision in the field of international human rights law. Please click here, for a list of research projects currently being pursued by students at the Masters and Doctoral level under the rubric of this program.
Those interested in pursuing postgraduate research in international human rights law with associates of this program, particularly research with a multi-disciplinary orientation, are encouraged to seek further information through the Faculty's Postgraduate Research office and/or to contact any individual listed below who are working in the area of interest.
Public policy submissions
Associates of this program frequently make oral and written submissions to inquiries by parliamentary committees, departmental reviews and law reform bodies on various aspects of international human rights law and related public policy issues
Sydney Centre for International Law Associates contributing to this program are (in alphabetical order): Ms. Thalia Anthony, Ms Irene Baghoomians, Graeme Coss, Professor Mary Crock, Katherine Fallah, Professor Mark Findlay, Professor Helen Irving, Associate Professor Fleur Johns, Professor David Kinley, Professor Ron McCallum, Dr. Shae McCrystal, Dr. Jacqueline Mowbray, John Pace, Professor Ben Saul, Emeritus Professor Ivan Shearer, Dr. Irene Watson.
The Program Director is Professor David Kinley.
Feedback and contacts
Comments and inquiries about the program are welcome, as are expressions of interest in research collaboration. Please contact or .