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Lecture: Spotlight on Fundamental Rights in the EU: the deportation of Roma from France, March 2, 2011

EUCE York is pleased to present a lecture by Morag Goodwin (Assistant Professor, Institute for Law, Technology and Society, Tilburg University, the Netherlands) on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm in room S821 Ross (building #28  on the map found here). Prof. Goodwin’s lecture is entitled “Spotlight on Fundamental Rights in the EU: the deportation of Roma from France” and is the third lecture in the series “EUCE Lectures on EU Law and Governance”.

Morag Goodwin

Morag Goodwin

This event is open to all and light refreshments will be served.

Professor Goodwin’s primary research interest lies in the area of international law, notably in the area of development, participation and human rights in norm generation and implementation, in particular, concerning non-state actors. Prior to taking up her doctoral studies, she worked for the European Roma Rights Center, Budapest, as a researcher in the Research and Publications Department. In addition to her current research, she continues to follow developments relating to Roma and to write in this field. In 2008, she published “Multi-dimensional exclusion: Viewing Romani poverty through the nexus of race and poverty” in European Union discrimination law: Comparative perspectives on multidimensional equality law (edited by D. Schiek & V. Chege). In 2009, she contributed “Romani Lessons for European citizenship: from an imaginary to an imagined citizenship?” to 50 Years of European Integration: Foundations and Perspectives. (edited by A. Ott & E. Vos).

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Date: March 2, 2011
Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
Location: S821 Ross