Talks & Presentations

“Mobilizing Regional Human Rights: The Inter-American Human Rights System and Civil Society Activism in Argentina”, Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference, Chicago, 24 May 2014

“Regional Human Rights Governance: The Case of the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Workshop on Cross-Disciplinary Scholarship & Impact in Global Governance, UCL Institute of Global Governance, London, 9 May 2014

“Post-Conflict Justice, Ongoing Violence, and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Conference on Conflict and Post-Conflict Violence in Latin America, University of St Andrews, 6-7 March 2014

“Brazilian Post-Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Latin American Centre, Oxford, 14 February 2014

“Human Rights Accountability and the Colombian Peace Process”, Roundtable on the Colombian Peace Talks, Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge University, 11 November 2013

“Democracy and Justice in Contemporary Latin America”, Launch event, British Network on Latin American Politics, Nuffield College, Oxford, 9 November 2013

“The Inter-American Human Rights System and Transitional Justice in Latin America”, Conference on Putting the State on Trial: Heads of State Prosecutions in Latin America 15 years after the ‘Pinochet Case’, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, Belfast, 17 October 2013

“Brazil and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Lecture by invitation, Ministry of Justice, Brasília, 5 July 2013

“Human Rights Mobilisation and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Workshop on Assessing the Inter-American Human Rights System: Empirical and Methodological Challenges, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2 July 2013

“Rising Brazil: What Role for Human Rights”, Departmental Seminar, Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 27 June 2013

“Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System: Part II”, Conference on Truth, Justice, and Reparations in Latin America, University of London, 4 June 2013

Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System: Part I“, Latin American Studies Association Conference, Washington D.C., 1 June 2013

“The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Protection of Human Rights Defenders in Latin America”, Workshop on Human Rights Defenders, York University, 15-17 May 2013

“Transitional Justice and Ongoing Conflict”, Book launch, ‘Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding’ (Routledge), University of Greenwich, 5 March 2013

“Brazilian Post-Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Conference on ‘Post-Transitional Justice in Brazil’, Brazil Institute, King’s College London, 4 March 2013

“Rising Brazil: What Role for Human Rights”, UCL Union’s Model United Nations Society Conference, University College London, 25 January 2013

“Transitional Justice in Latin America”, Workshop on ‘Transitional Justice in Latin America: Experiences and Impact” (Part II)’, Latin American Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, 26 May 2012 – PDF of workshop comments

“Mobilizing Regional Human Rights: The Inter-American Human Rights System and Civil Society Activism in Argentina”, Justice, Violence, and Rights Centre seminar series, Sussex University, 1 February 2012

“Implications of the Inter-American Court’s Ruling in the Case of Araguaia”. Conference ‘The Quality of Democracy in Brazil: From the Transition to Democratic Deepening – A Comparative and Global Vision’, King’s College and Brazilian Ministry of Justice, London, 28-29 October 2011

“Argentina and the Death Penalty”, Authors’ Conference ‘The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition’, United Nations University and Middlesex University, London, 12-13 September 2011

“The Inter-American Human Rights System and Transformative Justice”, Conference ‘Transformative Justice: Global Perspectives’, University of Leeds, 12-13 May 2011

“Swedish Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy”, Annual Conference British International Studies Association, Manchester, 27-29 April 2011

“International Human Rights and Transitional Justice under Dilma”, Conference ‘Brazil’s New Government’, Brazil Institute, King’s College, 7 April 2011

Responsibility to Protect and the Coercive Enforcement of Human Rights” (with Thomas Pegram), Annual Conference International Studies Association, Montreal, 16-19 March 2011

“Amnesty and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Conference ‘Amnesty in the Age of Accountability: Brazil in Comparative and International Perspective’, University of Oxford, 22-23 October 2010 – link to presentation

“The Inter-American Human Rights System and National Trials”, Conference ‘Late Justice in South America’, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 21 October 2010 – link to presentation

“Sweden, International Development and Democracy Promotion: Still the ‘Gold Standard’?”, SGIR 7th Pan-European Conference, Stockholm, 9-11 September 2010

“The Inter-American Human Rights System and Human Rights Defenders”, Conference, ‘Defending Peace: Human Rights Defenders & Peace Processes, Centre for Applied Human Rights, York University, 6 May 2010 – link to presentation

“The Politics of Reparations in Argentina”, Research Seminar, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 23 March 2010 – link to presentation

“Argentina and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Research Seminar, Latin America Centre, University of Oxford, 9 February 2010 – link to presentation

“Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System”, Research Seminar, Oxford Transitional Justice Research, University of Oxford, 1 December 2009

“Argentina and the Inter-American Human Rights System, The Dean’s Seminar, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 11 November 2009

“The Politics of Transitional Justice in Argentina: 1983-2008”, Oxford Transitional Justice Research seminar series, Oxford, 22 April 2008 – link to memo

“Protecting rights through the Inter-American Human Rights System”, REPLA Annual Conference, Nuffield College, Oxford, 27 March 2008.

“Transnational law and politics in the Inter-American human rights system”, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 December 2007.

“Transnational human rights law and politics in the Inter-American Human Rights System: the case of Argentina”, German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany, 27 September 2007.

“The Inter-American Human Rights System and the International Politics of Human Rights in the Americas”, MPhil programme in Latin American Studies seminar series, Nuffield College, Oxford, 21 November 2006.

“Constructing Regional Order: The Promotion of Democracy through Collective Action in the Americas”. International Political Studies Association World Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, 9-13 July 2006.

“Regional Governance in the Americas: Human Rights, Democracy and Multilateralism”. Society for Latin American Studies Annual Conference, Nottingham, UK, 31 March – 2 April 2006.

“Democracy as Foreign Policy: EU and US Approaches to Democracy Promotion”. International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Diego, US, 22-25 March 2006.

“Explaining the Inter-American System of Human Rights”. Co-author Andrew Hurrell. El Colegio de México, CIS Oxford University and United Nations University Authors Conference, Mexico City, Mexico, 20-21 March 2006.

“Democracy Promotion as Projection of Power in International Society”. Centre for the Study of Democracy, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, 13 March 2006.

“Democracy as Foreign Policy”. Graduate Workshop, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University, UK, 1 March 2006.

“Human Rights and the Promotion of Democracy in the Americas”. British International Studies Association Annual Conference, St Andrews, UK, 19-21 December 2005.

“Regional Governance in the Americas: Defending Democracy and Promoting Human Rights through Collective Action”. CSGR, CIGI and UNU-CRIS Annual Conference, Warwick, UK, October 2005.

“Reframing the State: Human Rights in an Imperfect World”. Irmgard Coninx Foundation Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality, Reframing Human Rights Workshop, Berlin, Germany, 4-6 October 2005.

“The Inter-American Democratic Charter: Limits to the Legalization of Democracy in the Americas”. European Consortium for Political Research Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary, September 2005.

“Democratization and the Inter-American System of Human Rights: A Right to Democracy?”. World International Studies Committee Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 24-27 August, 2005.

“Bringing Human Rights and the Millennium Development Goals Together: The Possibilities and Limits of the ‘Right to Development’”. The Academic Council on the United Nations System and the American Society for International Law Workshop on the Millennium Development Goals, Waterloo, Canada, 24 July – 6 August, 2005.

Other conference participation

Discussant, Chandra Lekha Sriram, “Kenya in the Shadow of the ICC”. Author Meets Reader Research Seminar, School of Law, SOAS, London, 2 November 2011

Chair, panel on “Populations at Risk and the Political and Conceptual Challenges in Applying the Responsibility to Protect”, Annual Conference International Studies Association, Montreal, 16-19 March 2011

Panel chair, Conference ‘Justice? Whose Justice? Punishment, Mediation or Reconciliation?, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 3 March 2011

Panel discussant, Screening of “South of the Border”, Centre of Latin American Studies and Cambridge International Studies Association, Cambridge University, 16 February 2011

Chair and convenor, panel on “Brazil, Democracy and Human Rights”, part of Rising Brazil seminar series, King’s College, London 10 December 2010

Chair, panel discussion following the performance of the play “Rendition Monologues”, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 8 December 2010

Chair, panel on “Colombia: human rights violations by multi-national and national corporations”, Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 3 December 2010

Chair and convenor, panel on “Brazil, Energy Politics and Climate Change”, part of Rising Brazil seminar series, the Embassy of Brazil, London, 26 November 2010

Chair and convenor, introduction to the Rising Brazil seminar series, Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 5 November 2010

Chair, panel on “Justice and Reconciliation”, Closing Conference Fratricide and Fraternité John E. Sawyer Seminar Series (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), School of Advanced Study, University of London, 28 October 2010

Panel discussant, panel on “Putting the Past Right?”, Conference on ‘Violence and Memory: considering repression and resistance in Spain 1936-1952 in comparative perspective’, London School of Economics and Political Science, 21-22 September 2010

Chair, panel on “Truth, Justice, and Reparations”, Fratricide and Fraternité John E. Sawyer Seminar Series (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), School of Advanced Study, University of London, 25 June 2010

Chair, panel on “Human rights violations in the state of Oaxaca (Mexico)”, Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London,4 May 2010

Chair, panel on “Neighbourly Denunciation”, Fratricide and Fraternité John E. Sawyer Seminar Series (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), School of Advanced Study, University of London, 26 March 2010

Chair, panel on “Fear Thy Neighbour”, Opening Conference Fratricide and Fraternité John E. Sawyer Seminar Series (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), School of Advanced Study, University of London, 26 February 2010

Panel convenor and discussant, International Human Rights Institutions and Democratisation, REPLA Annual Conference, Instituto de Iberoamérica, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 7-8 May 2009

Discussant, Othon Anastasiakis, “Promoting Democracy in a fragmented political space: lessons from the Balkan experience”, IR faculty seminar series, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford, 28 February 2008

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