Benjamin Authers

Visiting Fellow
Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ)


BA (Hons), LLB (Hons) (Adelaide), MA (Dalhousie), PhD (Guelph)

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Benjamin Authers was educated in law and literary studies at the University of Adelaide, Dalhousie University (Canada) and the University of Guelph (Canada). His research examines how literary and other non-legal texts create meaning in the Canadian and international human rights systems, as well as the possibilities presented by cultural production for strengthening rights.

ORCID ID 0000-0003-4317-429X

Research interests:

  • Law and literature
  • Human rights
  • Canadian Studies
  • Utopias
  • Human rights
  • Cultural production

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