Dr Rebecca Stern

Contact details

Dr Rebecca Stern
Position/Fellowship type:
Visiting Fellow in Human Rights
Fellowship term:
01-Oct-2012 to 30-Nov-2012
Human Rights Consortium
Home institution:
University of Uppsala
Email address:

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Human rights, Law
Europe, United Kingdom
Summary of research interests and expertise:

 Refugee protection; international refugee law; subsidiary protection; children's rights

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

 The interpretation and implementation of the concept of subsidiary protection in UK case law and policy, in particular how it relates to the EU Qualification Directive, the European Convention of Human Rights and international refugee law. The research being undertaken is part of an ongoing project on subsidiary protection of which an important part if a comparative study of how the concept is dealt with in the UK, Spain and Sweden.

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
07-Nov-2012 The Impact of International Law in the Assessment of Claims for Asylum

 Roundtable event

15-Oct-2012 Interpreting and Implementing Subsidiary Protection: A National, European and International Perspective

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