IntlawGrrls Fiona de Londras and Stephanie Farrior find themselves both spending a sabbatical leave as Visiting Fellows at the University of Oxford, Fiona with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Stephanie with Kellogg College. They’re looking forward to going punting on the Cherwell later this spring!
Fiona, a professor of law at Durham University, is past co-director of the Durham Human Rights Centre; her inaugural address: Counter-Terrorism Everywhere. Her current projects address counter-terrorism, constitutionalism and human rights, and human rights and gender, with a particular focus on abortion law reform in Ireland. Her most recent book is Critical Debates on Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review (Fergal F. Davis & Fiona de Londras, eds) from Cambridge University Press; SSRN link to her chapter, Counter-Terrorist Judicial Review as Regulatory Constitutionalism.
Stephanie, a professor at Vermont Law School and director of its Center for Applied Human Rights, recently published Equality and Non-Discrimination under International Law (Ashgate Publishing); SSRN link to her introductory chapter. Her current research examines legal issues in the linkages between human rights and environmental protection. Farrior and two of her students recently worked with Article 19 on the report A Dangerous Shade of Green: Threats to Environmental Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Europe, which was launched at the Aarhus Compliance Committee session last June; coverage of the report by The Japan Times: Inside the Trenches of Environmental Rights.