Clara Burbano-Herrera, PhD in Law (Ghent University), LL.M. in Fundamental Rights (University Carlos III of Madrid), Postgraduate Degree in Constitutional Law (National University of Colombia), and Master in Law (University of Los Andes) is an associated postdoctoral research fellow. Before she was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights (Harvard University) and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University, where she also teached ‘Human Rights in Developing Countries’.
She has been a Fellow at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Washington DC, USA), the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (San José, Costa Rica) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Banjul, The Gambia). Before joining Ghent University, she was a professor on Constitutional Law and Democracy at the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia).
She co-hosts a Blog on Top International Human Rights Courses, Traineeships & Jobs in Europe. Her research interests concern the Inter-American, the European and the African System of Human Rights, and especially the instrument of the interim measures, a topic on which she has published and lectured widely.
She is, inter alia, the author of Clara Burbano Herrera, Provisional Measures in the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Antwerp/Oxford/Portland, Intersentia Publishers, 2010, 227p. and Medidas Provisionales and Situaciones de Vida o Muerte, Mexico DF, Porrua Publishers, 2012, 282p., and has (co)authored Clara Burbano Herrera and Yves Haeck, “Staying the Return of Aliens from Europe through Interim Measures: The Case-law of the European Commission and the European Court of Human Rights”, 13 European Journal of Migration and Law (2011), pp. 31-51 and Clara Burbano Herrera and Yves Haeck, “Letting States off the Hook? The Paradox of the Legal Consequences following State Non-compliance with Provisional Measures in the Inter-American and European Human Rights Systems”, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 28 (2010/3), pp. 332-360.
ACADEMIC TITLE Dr.
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Clara Burbano-Herrera
POSITION Postdoctoral Research Fellow
EMAIL Clara.BurbanoHerrera[@]UGent.be and cburbano[@]hsph.harvard.edu
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POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Constitutional Law & Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Additional (inter)national (human rights) courses taken
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All publications by Clara Burbano-Herrera are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, ClaraBurbanoHerrera@BiblioUGent.