Rethinking International Law from Amazonian Onto-epistemologies: the Kukama People and the Amazonian Waterway Project

Image via Shutterstock Cristina Blanco, PhD candidate at the School of Law, University of Essex, was awarded the PhD Fieldwork Grant 2021-22 by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA). Cristina’s research focuses on the interactions between Amazonian onto-epistemologies, international law (IL) and human rights in the context of an investment project. In the Amazonian rivers, water … Continue reading Rethinking International Law from Amazonian Onto-epistemologies: the Kukama People and the Amazonian Waterway Project

AHRC Grant for Consolidating Peace and Indigenous Rights through Higher Education – a Biocultural Indigenous University in the Andean Amazon of Colombia

Photo credit: Estudio Bosque Dr. Matthew Gillett and Dr. Marina Lostal, both Senior Lecturers in Law at the University of Essex, have jointly been awarded the competitive AHRC Grant to “Develop international networks to research peace and trust”. Their project, titled "Consolidating Peace and Indigenous Rights through Higher Education - a Biocultural Indigenous University in … Continue reading AHRC Grant for Consolidating Peace and Indigenous Rights through Higher Education – a Biocultural Indigenous University in the Andean Amazon of Colombia