Radu Mares appointed Associate Professor

Radu Mares, who has been with the Institute since 2000 has been promoted by the Law Faculty in Lund to become Associate Professor (Docent). Radu is specialised in the area of business and human rights. His work focuses on ways to strengthen the protection of human rights and good governance in the Global South. Mares has…

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Essay Prize, Turkey

(Deadline: 30 November 2012) The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is pleased to announce its second annual Human Rights Essay Prize in Turkey. The prize will be awarded in recognition of outstanding academic scholarship in two categories: (a)    Masters students and research assistants who have completed their Masters degrees; and…

Winners of the Human Rights Research Grant in Turkey

Seven academic research proposals among 71 applications, which will be granted in the frame of Turkey Human Rights Capacity Development Program in 2012 have been announced. 1. Research Topic: “Identification of affirmative action regulations for women in Turkish Law and evaluation of their effectiveness in practice” Kasım Akbaş (Anadolu University –Law Faculty) İlker Gökhan Şen…