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Dr. Valeska David

Affiliated Researcher

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  • Email valedavidc[@]
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Dr. Valeska David's Bio

Valeska David is an attorney and assistant professor of International Law at University of Navarra (Spain). Between 2013 and 2018, she was a research fellow at the Ugent Human Rights Centre and in 2019 started lecturing at Spanish universities. Valeska studied law at the University of Chile (Chile), obtained her LL.M from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and her PhD in Law from Ghent University (Belgium). Her doctoral research – supervised by prof. Eva Brems- led to the book ‘Cultural Difference and Economic Disadvantage in Regional Human Rights Courts: An Integrated View’ (Intersentia 2020), just published. Valeska has previously worked as a researcher, consultant and attorney in Chile, her home country, where she also served in human rights training programmes for judges, prosecutors and defenders from all over Latin America. She has had her work published in international journals, books and blogs and her areas of particular interest include equality law and diversity, regional and international justice, feminist legal studies, cultural and economic rights, socio-legal research, migration law and minority rights.

Dr. Valeska David's Publications

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Dr. Valeska David's work details
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Dr. Valeska David's expertise
  • Supranational human rights protection systems
  • Equality and non-discrimination
  • Cultural minorities and socio-economic rights


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