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Claire Poppelwell-Scevak

Doctoral Researcher

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Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's Bio

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak is a PhD Research Fellow with a scholarship of the FWO (Research Foundation-Flanders).

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak received her double bachelors in Law and International Studies at Macquarie University, Australia in 2013. She was admitted as a solicitor to the Roll of Solicitors in New South Wales in February 2014. Claire has an LLM (completed in 2016) from Oslo University with a focus on Public International Law and LGBTQI rights.

In 2017, Claire began her PhD at the Human Rights Centre under the supervision of Professor Eva Brems and Dr Laurens Lavrysen on same-sex marriage in the European Court of Human Rights.

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's Publications

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Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's Professional Positions

  • PhD Research Fellow (FWO), Ghent University, Department of Public Law and Human Rights Centre (2017–present)

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's Education

University degrees

  • LLM in Public International Law and LGTBQI rights, Oslo University (2016),
  • Solicitor to the Roll of Solicitors, New South Wales (Feb 2014)
  • Bachelor in Law, Macquarie University Australia (2013)
  • Bachelor in International Studies, Macquarie University Australia (2013)

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's Sideline activities/memberships

Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's work details
  • Contact Hours: On appointment
  • Visiting Address: Paddenhoek 5, 1st Floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Secretariat: +32 (0)9 264 69 11
Claire Poppelwell-Scevak's expertise
  • LGTBQI Rights
  • Gender and Human Rights
  • Gender and law


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