Tess Heirwegh is a PhD Research Fellow at the Human Rights Centre from October 2016. After finishing her studies in Law at Ghent University (Ghent, Belgium, 2015), she obtained a European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation at EIUC (Venice, Italy) and Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden) (2016).
She participates in the multi-disciplinary project ‘Procedural fairness in local approaches to multicultural conflicts’, which includes researchers in the fields of human rights, psychology and sociology. Her PhD research focuses on the development of local human rights approaches to prevent and address multicultural conflicts.
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Tess Heirwegh
POSITION PhD Research Fellow
TELEPHONE +32 (0)9 264 84 38
SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 69 11
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
• PhD research fellow (2016 – ongoing).
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