Emma Larking guest speaker at conference on legal responses to forced mass migration

22nd November 2016

RegNet Research Fellow Emma Larking, who is author of the book ‘Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights’, was a guest speaker at a conference on ‘Legal Responses to Forced Mass Migration: Regional Approaches and Perspectives’ in Olomouc, the Czech Republic, last month.

The conference was co-organized by Martin Faix from the Palacký University Faculty of Law, Olomouc and Hennie Strydom, the South African Chair in International Law at the University of Johannesburg, with the support of the Czech International Law Association and Věra Honusková, who is based at Charles University in Prague and a member of the EU’s Odysseus Network of academics. Other invited speakers included the EU’s Commissioner for Justice, Consumer and Gender Equality, Věra Jurová, Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, Katerina Simácková, and Petr Kostohryz, from the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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