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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

Casla, K. (Speaker)
7 Jul 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Regional International Society

Casla, K. (Speaker)
12 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

13th Aberystwyth Lancaster Graduate Colloquium

Casla, K. (Speaker)
29 May 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Summer course, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Casla, K. (Speaker)
23 Jul 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Introduction to American Law

Casla, K. (Speaker)
6 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Participation in conference

Human Rights Research Students’ Conference

Casla, K. (Speaker)
11 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

The Future of Human Rights in the UK

Casla, K. (Participant)
10 Nov 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

BISAPGN Conference 2016

Casla, K. (Organiser)
26 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

BISAPGN Conference 2015

Casla, K. (Speaker)
30 Mar 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Rainbow Has project final conference

Casla, K. (Chair)
18 Nov 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Types of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

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

Casla, K. (Member)
Sep 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

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

Casla, K. (Member)
May 2014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Research and Teaching at External Organisation

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