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Genaro Manrique

Doctoral researcher

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  • Phone +32496 99 50 81
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Genaro Manrique's Bio

Genaro Andres Manrique Giacomán is a PhD researcher within the Human Rights Centre at Ghent University specialized on International Human Rights Law. His research focuses on the evidence regime of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, as part of the ERC-funded project “DISSECT: Evidence in International Human Rights Adjudication”, under the supervision of Professor Marie-Bénédicte Dembour.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from University of New Brunswick (Canada, 2018) and a Law Degree from Universidad Iberoamericana Torreón (Mexico, 2015).

Before joining the Human Rights Centre at Ghent University, he worked in academia, coordinating the Bachelor of Law and the Human Rights Program at Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon in Mexico (2018-2020). From 2016 to 2019 he coached and trained Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon’s team for the Inter-American Moot Court Competition.

Genaro Manrique's Publications

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Genaro Manrique's Professional Positions

  • PhD Reseacher, Ghent University, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Department of European, Public and International Law (2020–ongoing)
  • LLB and Human Rights Program coordinator, Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon, Mexico (2018–2020)
  • Full-time proffesor (remote teaching), Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon, Mexico (2016–2018)
  • Teaching and Research assistant, University of New Brunswick, Canada (2016-2018)

Genaro Manrique's Education

University Degrees

  •  M.A. in Political Science (2018), University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Bachelor of Laws (2015), Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon, Mexico

Additional human rights courses taken 

  • Diploma in Human Rights and Constitutional Law (2016), Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.

Genaro Manrique's Teaching Experience

  • Constitutional Law and Human rights (Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon)
  • Legal Research (Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon)
  • Research Seminario (Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon)
  • Inter-American Moot Court Competition (Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon)

Genaro Manrique's Scientific Honors, Awards and Fellowships/Grants

  • Mitacs Globalink Graduate Fellowship (2016)
  • Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (2015), within the project Human Rights, Drug-related Violence and Democracy in Mexico.
  • Academic Excellence (2015), Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon.
  • First place in the National Legal Knowledge Competition (2012 and 2014 editions) organized by the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice.

Genaro Manrique's Sideline Activities / Memberships

  • Member of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) (2016- ongoing)
  • Member of the Universidad Iberoamericana Torreon’s Law School Technical Advisory Committee (2018- ongoing)
Genaro Manrique's work details
  • Contact Hours: On appointment
  • Visiting Address: Paddenhoek 5, 2nd Floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Genaro Manrique's expertise
  • Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR)
  • International human rights law
  • Human rights, violence and resistance


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