Research Scholar Workshop
With Professor Christopher McCrudden
Our next Research Scholar Workshop will take place on 15 November at 1.00pm.
On this occasion the discussion will centre on the work of Professor Christopher McCrudden, Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law here at Queen’s.
The workshop will take place in Lanyon 0G/054. Please note the change of venue from our usual location in the Graduate School.
Major Publications by Professor McCrudden:
"The Dark Side of Nudging: The Ethics, Political Economy, and Law of Libertarian Paternalism" in Alexandra Kemmerer, Christoph Möllers, Maximilian Steinbeis, Gerhard Wagner (eds.), Choice Architecture in Democracies, Exploring the Legitimacy of Nudging (Oxford/Baden-Baden: Hart and Nomos, 2015) (with Jeff King)
“On Portraying Human Dignity,” in Kemmerer, A., Möllers, C. & Grimm, D. (eds.).Human Dignity in Context. (Recht in Context, vol. 5, Nomos/Hart, 2017)
"What Does It Mean to Compare, and What Should It Mean?" in Samantha Besson, Lukas Heckendorn Urscheler, and Samuel Jubé (eds), Comparing Comparative Law, Publications of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, Geneva/Zurich 2017, Schulthess Editions Romandes
“Why do national court judges refer to human rights treaties? A comparative international law analysis of CEDAW,” (2015) 109(3) American Journal of International Law, 534-550
Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts and Beliefs (OUP, 2018)
“Human Rights Histories”, (2015) 35 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 179-212
“Transnational Culture Wars”, 13(2) International Journal of Constitutional Law 434 (2015)
“Human Dignity and Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights”, (2008) 19(4) European Journal of International Law 655-724
Christopher McCrudden, is Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law at Queens University Belfast, William W. Cook Global Law Professor at Michigan Law, and a practising barrister-at-law with Blackstone Chambers. Before returning to Queen's, he was Professor of Human Rights Law at Oxford University, and a Fellow of Lincoln College. Specializing in human rights, he concentrates on issues of equality and discrimination as well as the relationship between international and comparative human rights law. Professor McCrudden is the author, most recently, of Litigating Religions: An Essay on Human Rights, Courts and Beliefs (OUP, 2018) about the relationship between religion and human rights law. An earlier book, Buying Social Justice (Oxford University Press, 2007), examined the relationship between public procurement and equality, for which he was awarded a certificate of merit by the American Society of International Law in 2008. He has co-authored (with Brendan O'Leary) Courts and Consociations (Oxford University Press, 2013), about the tensions between human rights and ethnic power-sharing arrangements that are common in peace agreements. He has also edited the multi-disciplinary volume, Understanding Human Dignity (Oxford University Press, 2013). He serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, the International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, and the Journal of International Economic Law. He also participates in the European Commission's Expert Network on the Application of the Gender Equality Directives, and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs Human Rights Advisory Panel. Professor McCrudden holds an LLB from Queen's University Belfast, an LLM from Yale Law School, and a DPhil and DCL from Oxford. In addition, Queen's awarded him an honorary LLD in 2006. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2008, and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2018. He is chair of the Advisory Committee of the Institute for Advanced Studies (the Wissenschaftskolleg) in Berlin.