16 January 2014
The Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice announces its first two postgraduate volunteers, Sanne Cornelia J Verschuren and Viveka Bhandari. During their tenure as CCRJ volunteers, Sanne and Viveka will be contributing to the research activities of the Centre, and helping to develop the Centre's website, facebook page, and outreach capabilities.
Sanne is a postgraduate student at SOAS, enrolled in the MSc Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice. Previously, she pursued a bachelor and master degree in Law at Ghent University, during which she focussed on Public International Law. At SOAS, she is researching the politics of international humanitarian law and human rights law, conflicts and transitional justice. She also has a distinct interest in the legal and political dimensions of emerging weapon technology.
Viveka, a postgraduate student at SOAS, was previously an Associate at the Documentation Center of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She has also worked for the Cambodia National Rescue Party, The Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association, and the Human Rights Law Network. At SOAS, she is researching the politics of transitional justice, conflict, post-conflict reconstruction, and US foreign policy in South and Southeast Asia.