Litigating Socio-Economic Rights: A Comparative Perspective
About the lecture:
Professor Dr. Barbara Oomen Barbera OomenBarbara Oomen is a lawyer and a political scientist. She holds an endowed chair in legal pluralism at the University of Amsterdam, and a chair in the sociology of rights at Utrecht University. She teaches courses on human rights, legal pluralism and transitional justice at the Roosevelt Academy and in Amsterdam Her research concerns the sociology of human rights in the context of cultural diversity, in countries ranging from South Africa and Rwanda to the Netherlands. She is a member of the human rights commission of the Netherlands Advisory Council on International Affairs, and a former member of the Constitutional Review Commission.