27 January 2016Time: 2:30 - 7:30pm
Venue: Room 313, Law Building, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS
Co-hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) in collaboration with Dr Prakash Shah and the Centre for Culture and Law (GLOCUL), School of Law, Queen Mary University of London.
This workshop will address both theoretical and historical dimensions of the relationship between adjudication and indigenous peoples, including considering how indigenous peoples and their traditions have been treated by adjudicatory bodies and examining adjudicatory practices within indigenous traditions.
Chair: Dr Prakash Shah
- Dr Kirsten Anker (McGill) - ‘Can Judges Apply Legal Pluralism? A Study of Law, Fact and Recognition in the Context of Indigenous Claims' with commentary by Professor Hanne Petersen (Copenhagen)
- Dr Jeremie Gilbert (East London) - ‘Litigating Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Africa: Potentials, Challenges and Limitations’ with commentary by Dr Beatriz Barreiro Carril (Madrid)
- Professor Shaunnagh Dorsett (UTS, Sydney) - ‘Bringing Māori to British Law: Juridical Encounters, Adjudicating Māori Claims and the ‘Displacement’ of Tikanga in Early Colonial New Zealand’ with commentary by Professor Paul McHugh (Cambridge)
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