The Rule of Law – panel discussion with Aung San Suu Kyi

  • Date: 19th June 2012
  • Time: 10:30am
  • Venue: LSE
  • Chair: Professor Mary Kaldor
  • Speakers:

LSE and Burma Justice Committee roundtable discussion

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is Chairman of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and Member of Parliament of Kawhmu constituency in Burma. She was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1991.

Christine Chinkin, FBA,  is currently Professor in International Law at the London School of Economics. She has widely published on issues of international human rights law, law, including as co-author of The Boundaries of International Law: A Feminist Analysis.

Nicola Lacey holds a Senior Research Fellowship at All Souls College, and is Professor of Criminal Law and Legal Theory at the University of Oxford, having previously held a chair at the London School of Economics.  Nicola’s research is in criminal law and criminal justice, with a particular focus on comparative and historical scholarship.  In 2011 she won the Hans Sigrist Prize for scholarship on the rule of law in modern societies.

Sir Geoffrey Nice QC is a barrister; he is a signatory of Harvard’s Crimes in Burmareport. Sir Geoffrey is a member of Burma Justice Committee and works with NGO’s and other groups seeking international recognition of crimes committed in conflicts; represents government and similar interests at the ICC.

A Burmese native, Dr Zarni is a veteran founder of the Free Burma Coalition, one of the Internet’s first and largest human rights campaigns and a Visiting Fellow at the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, LSE. His forthcoming book, provisionally titled Life under the Boot: 50-years of Military Dictatorship in Burma, will be published by Yale University Press.