Professor Chandra Lekha Sriram, Professor of International Law and International Relations, Co-Director Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, University of East London.
This talk will relate to a project that Prof Sriram leads. For a presentation of the project, see http://www.tjdi.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/TJDI-Policy-Paper-Pathways-of-Impact-1.pdf
Professor Chandra Lekha Sriram joined the School of Law at the University of East London in 2005 as its inaugural Professor of Human Rights, when she also founded and directed the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict (www.uel.ac.uk/chrc). From 2010-2013, she was Professor of Law at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies. Chandra returned to UEL as Professor of International Law and International Relations in 2013, accompanied by colleagues working on the Impact of Transitional Justice Measures on Democratic Institution-building (www.tjdi.org). She co-directs the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict with John Strawson. Chandra has researched and published widely in the areas of international law, international relations, human rights, rule of law, conflict prevention, conflict resolution, peacebuilding, international criminal law and post-atrocity justice. She received her PhD in Politics from Princeton University in 2000, her JD from the University of California-Berkeley in 1994, and her BA in Political Science and MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago in 1991.