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Dr. Giselle Corradi

HRRN Co-ordinator

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  • Email Giselle.Corradi[@]
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Dr. Giselle Corradi's Bio

Dr. Giselle Corradi is the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Research Consortium ‘UGent Human Rights Research Network’. The consortium brings together Ghent University researchers across different faculties working on human rights in order to further interdisciplinary collaboration in human rights research, increase excellent human rights research at Ghent University and advance the societal impact of this research in close collaboration with societal stakeholders.

Between 2008 and 2018, Dr. Giselle Corradi has conducted legal anthropological research on human rights and legal pluralism within several research projects carried out at the Human Rights Centre.

Research projects conducted by Giselle Corradi:

Dr. Giselle Corradi's Publications

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Dr. Giselle Corradi's Professional Positions

  • IDC coördinator : coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Research Consortium ‘UGent Human Rights Research Network’  1 September 2020 – ongoing
  • 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)

Dr. Giselle Corradi's 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.


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

Dr. Giselle Corradi's Sideline activities/memberships

  • Member of the Human Rights Council of Ghent City
  • Executive Secretary of the Commission on Legal Pluralism (2013-2018)
  • Chair of the Flemish Interuniversity Network on Law and Development (2015-2017)
  • Editorial board member of the Journal of Human Rights and International Legal Discourse (2010-2018)
  • Member of the Latin American Network of Legal Anthropologists
  • Member of the human rights component of the VLIR-UOS Institutional Cooperation Program with Mozambique DESAFIO (2009-2018)
Dr. Giselle Corradi'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)9264 68 98
  • Office hours: 09.00 h – 17.00 h
  • Working Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Dr. Giselle Corradi's expertise
  • Human rights and anthropology
  • Legal pluralism
  • Indigenous and customary law
  • Law and gender
  • Law and development
  • Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa


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