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Mr Koldo Casla

Biographical details

PhD candidate at King’s College London, studying why Western European states promote international human rights law from the combined perspectives of English School of International Relations and Critical Legal Studies.

Policy, Research and Training Officer in Just Fair, organisation dedicated to the promotion and advocacy of economic and social rights in the UK.

Former Chief of Staff of the Human Rights Commissioner of the Basque Country (Ararteko) (2011-2013) and coordinator of Rainbow Has project on the prevention of homophobic bullying in schools, funded by the European Commission (2013-2014). Researcher on the rights to housing and health in Spain for Amnesty International (2014-2016).

Chair of the BISA Postgraduate Network Committee 2016-2017 (Vice-Chair 2015-2016).

LLB in International and European Law, University of the Basque Country (Spain); MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights, University of Essex (UK); Fulbright MA in International Studies, University of Denver (USA). 

Research interests

Human Rights; European politics; International Relations; International Law; Public policy; Foreign policy; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Social movement theory and practice

Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Summer course, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 7 Jul 2015, Summer course, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Regional International Society

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 12 Jun 2015, Regional International Society

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

13th Aberystwyth Lancaster Graduate Colloquium

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 29 May 2015, 13th Aberystwyth Lancaster Graduate Colloquium

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Summer course, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 23 Jul 2013, Summer course, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Introduction to American Law

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 6 Jun 2012, Introduction to American Law

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Participation in conference

Human Rights Research Students’ Conference

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 11 Nov 2016, Human Rights Research Students’ Conference

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

The Future of Human Rights in the UK

Koldo Casla (Participant), 10 Nov 2016, The Future of Human Rights in the UK

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

BISAPGN Conference 2016

Koldo Casla (Organiser), 26 May 2016, BISAPGN Conference 2016

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

BISAPGN Conference 2015

Koldo Casla (Speaker), 30 Mar 2015, BISAPGN Conference 2015

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Rainbow Has project final conference

Koldo Casla (Chair), 18 Nov 2014, Rainbow Has project final conference

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Human Rights and the Financial Crisis in Focus: an expert meeting on promoting a rights-based approach to financial regulation and economic recovery

Koldo Casla (Speaker), Jul 2013, Human Rights and the Financial Crisis in Focus: an expert meeting on promoting a rights-based approach to financial regulation and economic recovery

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Research and Teaching at External Organisation

Trainer on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and International Law for Government officials in Angola

Koldo Casla (Member), Sep 2014

Activity: External academic engagementResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

Trainer on Civil and Political Rights and International Law for Government officials in Angola

Koldo Casla (Member), May 2014

Activity: External academic engagementResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

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