African migration, human rights and literature
Professor Fareda Banda (SOAS University of London)
Public Seminar Series
Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Hosted by Refugee Studies Centre
About the speaker
Fareda Banda holds two law degrees from the University of Zimbabwe where she won the University book prize for graduating in the top three. She was awarded a Beit Fellowship to Oxford University and a Livingstone Scholarship to Cambridge. She took the Beit and went to Oxford where she was elected President of the graduates of her College and completed her doctorate on access to justice for women within three years. Thereafter, she worked for the Law Commission of England and Wales before being awarded a Leverhulme Special Research Fellowship which enabled her to return to Oxford as a post-doctoral research fellow.
Fareda joined SOAS in 1996. She has convened and taught English Family law, Human rights of women, and Law and Society since then. She has also contributed to various courses including Alternative Dispute Resolution, Law and Development, Law and Development in Africa and Legal Systems of Asia and Africa.
See her SOAS profile
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