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Centre of International Law and Colonialism

CCEIL Members

Matthew Craven
Director, Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law
Matthew Craven Public international law, human rights (economic, social and cultural rights), international legal theory, history of international law (colonialism and decolonisation), international dispute settlement
  • Tel: 020 7898 4673
  • Email: mc7@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 250
  • Office Hours: By appointment
Catriona Drew
Chair of Centre
Staff Silhouette

Public International Law; international legal history (particularly self-determination of peoples), and legal theory

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4482
  • Email: cd4@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 533
  • Office Hours: Thurs 3:30 to 5:00

Brenna Bhandar
Member
Staff Silhouette

Indigenous rights, law and colonialism, post-colonial, feminist and critical legal theories.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4540
  • Email: bb29@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 541
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 10:30 to 12.30
Vanja Hamzić
Member
Vanja Hamzić

Islamic Law; Laws of South Asia (esp. Pakistan), South East Asia (esp. Indonesia) and the Arab World; Legal Anthropology; Legal Historiography (esp. Seljuk, Mamluk, Ottoman and Mughal Law); Human Rights Law; Gender, Sexuality and Law; Legal Theory; Law of Tort; Family Law; Law and Aesthetics/Art; Global Law/Governance.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4501
  • Email: vh1@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 539
  • Office Hours: Friday 12:00-13:40 and also by email appointment

Sarah Keenan
Member
Sarah Keenan

Feminist, spatial, critical.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4652
  • Email: sk128@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 254
  • Office Hours: Monday 15:00-17:00
Scott Newton
Scott Newton Post-Soviet law and legal/institutional reform in Central Asia and CIS; law and development (markets and globalisation in developing and transitional states); law, governance and post-conflict reconstruction; human rights
  • Tel: 020 7898 4658
  • Email: sn21@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 299
  • Office Hours: On sabbatical 2013/14
  • On Sabbatical:2013/14

Nimer Sultany
Member
Nimer Sultany

Public Law; Legal and Political Theory; Comparative Constitutionalism; Public International Law and Human Rights Law.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4729
  • Email: ns30@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4408
  • Office Hours: Friday 11:00 - 13:00
Rahul Rao
Rahul Rao International Security; Indian foreign policy; Political Theory; Social Movements; Human Rights
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4534
  • Email: rr18@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4432
  • Office Hours: Monday 10am-12pm

Yoriko Otomo
Member
Yoriko Otomo

Historical, feminist, critical.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4707
  • Email: yo4@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 4407
  • Office Hours: Thursdays 13:00-15:00

Hedi Viterbo
Member
Hedi Viterbo

Law and politics; state violence (particularly in Israel/Palestine and the United States); childhood; sexuality


Visiting Academics

Dianne Otto
Visiting Fellow
Dianne Otto

Dianne Otto is Francine V. McNiff Chair in Human Rights Law and Director of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities (IILAH) at Melbourne Law School and a Professorial Research Associate at the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS.