The Third Hilding Eek Memorial Lecture
Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice has the honour of inviting you to a lecture by
on the topic of
Violence against Women:
International Human Rights Law,
Criminal Law and Security
Monday 18 September 2017 at 17.00
Aula Magna, Frescati, subway Universitetet
After the lecture, there will be a reception.
The event will be opened by Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh-Widding
Christine Chinkin, FBA,CMG, is the Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics, a William W. Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan and a member of the Bar of England and Wales and Matrix Chambers. She was previously Professor of International Law at the LSE. She is the author of many articles on international law and human rights law, in particular on the human rights of women. She is co-author of The Boundaries of International Law: a Feminist Analysis (MUP, 2000, with Hilary Charlesworth), The Making of International Law (OUP, 2007, with Alan Boyle) and of International Law and New Wars (CUP, 2017 with Mary Kaldor). In 2017, she was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the Queen’s birthday honour list for ‘services to advancing women’s human rights worldwide.’
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org by 13 September
Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice (SCILJ) was established on February 20, 2012 with the mission i.a. to develop research in international law and to strengthen the links between academia and practice. The Center shall have an interdisciplinary and practice oriented character and should make international law visible in public discourse. The Hilding Eek Memorial Lecture is given every other year in the memory of Hilding Eek, the distinguished Professor of International Law at Stockholm University 1956-1974.
The event is generously supported by the Edvard Cassel Foundation