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School of Law

Women, Peace, Security and International Law

About the speaker

Christine Chinkin, FBA, CMG, previously Professor of International Law at the LSE, is currently Professorial Research Fellow at the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security and Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan. She gained both her LLB and LLM from QMUL in 1971 and 1972 respectively. She was then a member of the Queen Mary Law Faculty between 1975 and 1978 teaching Public International Law. She is co-author of The Boundaries of International Law: a Feminist Analysis (2000), The Making of International Law (2007) and International Law and New Wars (2017) and author of Women, Peace and Security and International Law, (2022). In this alumni seminar she will discuss the United Nations Security Council agenda on Women, Peace and Security - an agenda that stems from Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) and which seeks to bring women’s experiences of conflict into international law and policy-making, and to promote a concept of peace and security that is relevant to women.

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