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SHORT BIO

Giselle Corradi is a post-doctoral researcher. Her work focuses on the relationship between human rights and legal pluralism, with particular attention to gender and development. Informed by qualitative fieldwork in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Europe, her research shows how differently situated lay and professional actors’ experiences with multiple registers of law relates to normative and social change.

Research projects conducted by Giselle Corradi:

WORK DETAILS

ACADEMIC TITLE Dr.

FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Giselle Corradi

POSITION Postdoctoral Research Fellow

EMAIL Giselle.Corradi[@]UGent.be

SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 69 51

WORKING DAYS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

OFFICE HOURS 09.00 h – 17.00 h

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

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Postdoctoral researcher, Ghent University, Department of Constitutional Law and Human Rights Centre (2013 – ongoing)
  • PhD Candidate, Ghent University, Department of Constitutional Law and Human Rights Centre (2008 – 2012)
  • Social sustainability consultant, Durabilis Foundation (2006 – 2007)
  • Executive Secretary, Alfred C. Toepfer International Buenos Aires (1997 – 2002)

EDUCATION

University Degrees

  • Doctor in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2012
  • Master in Comparative Science of Culture, Ghent University, Belgium 2005.
  • Bachelor in Law, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002.

Languages

  • Spanish (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • Dutch (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Portuguese (fluent)

SIDELINE ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIPS

  • Executive secretary Commission on Legal Pluralism
  • Chair of the Flemish Interuniversity Network on Law and Development
  • Editorial board member of the Journal Human Rights and International Legal Discourse
  • Member Scholar at Risks Network (SAR)
  • Member Latin American Network of Legal Anthropologists
  • Member of the human rights component of the VLIR-UOS Institutional Cooperation Programme with Mozambique Desafio

EXPERTISE

  • Human rights and anthropology
  • Legal pluralism
  • Indigenous and customary law
  • Law and gender
  • Law and development
  • Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa

TEACHING

  • Legal Anthropology (Nl: Rechtsantropologie) (co-lecturer)
  • Research Methods (module Law&Society) (lecturer)
  • Advanced Course Human Rights (guest lecturer)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Human Rights Encounter Legal Pluralism: Normative and Empirical Approaches, Corradi, Brems and Goodale (eds.) Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017
  • “Human rights and legal pluralism: Four research agendas”, in Corradi, Brems and Goodale (eds.) Human Rights Encounter Legal Pluralism, Normative and Empirical Approaches, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017
  • “Indigenous justice and the right to a fair trial”, in Corradi, Brems and Goodale (eds.) Human Rights Encounter Legal Pluralism, Normative and Empirical Approaches, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017
  • International Actors and Traditional Justice in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policies and Interventions in Transitional Justice and Justice Sector Aid, Brems, Corradi and Schotsmans (eds.) Cambridge, Antwerp, Portland: Intersentia, 2015
  • “A review of literature on children’s rights and legal pluralism”, Journal of Legal Pluralism 47(2): 226-245 (with Ellen Desmet), 2015.
  • “Human rights and legal pluralism in legal development aid: Insights from sub-Saharan Africa”, Human Rights & International Legal Discourse 9(1): 66-89, 2015

ALL PUBLICATIONS

All publications by Giselle Corradi are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, GiselleCorradi@BiblioUGent.

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