Postgraduate Research

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We welcome research students who wish to work in an area of our expertise.

Current PhD projects

 

Shweta Kalmegh Band Shweta Kalmegh Band Deconstructing the Paradox in the Promise of Freedom of Religion: Lessons from India and the UK

Shweta Kalmegh Band is a PhD Candidate and Sessional Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Reading, UK. Her PhD thesis is a comparative work titled, "Deconstructing the Paradox in the Promise of Freedom of Religion: Lessons from India and the UK". The project will pursue an enquiry into the jurisprudential and constitutional nature of religious freedom and critically examine the constitutional provisions in India and the UK in the context of the legal protection of religious freedom in general, and manifestation in particular. Her broader research interests are public law & governance, law & religion, constitutionalism & human rights and theory & conflict of rights. Previously, she has worked as International Support Tutor, School of Law, University of Reading and as Lecturer at DES Law College, Pune University, India where she offered courses on Constitutional and Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Legal Theory and Human Rights to undergraduate law students.

Abdulhaleem Mohammed Abdulhaleem Mohammed "Monitoring of legislative omission by the constitutional judiciary (a comparative study)"

My research interests include: Constitutional Judiciary in the new democratic systems, elections' systems and their effects on political life, and the political systems in Islamic law.

I have worked at the Independent High Election Commission in Iraq (IHEC) for eight years. I had several responsibilities such as: advising IHEC, Directors, Heads and other staff on underpinning legislation and other election laws; working with the Head of Legal Services and staff across Iraq on the interpretation of legislative provisions; and working with the legal team when required to assist them in ensuring the effective and timely operation of the IHEC responsibilities under Data Protection.

I have worked as a researcher in Dar Al-Hadith (The centre of studies and researches), Al-Anbar, Iraq where I carried out research in the field of historical events and Islamic law. I also worked as assistant to specialists in the science of Islamic law and History.

I completed my Masters in Public Law at University of Anbar in Iraq, and I also hold a degree in Law from Al Maaref University College in Iraq.

Ana Laura Cannilla Morozovich Ana Laura Cannilla Morozovich "Meanings under Democratic Construction: A Theory of Deliberative Constitutional Review"

a.cannilla
@reading.ac.uk

Ana is completing her PhD in Law with a thesis titled "Meanings under Democratic Construction: A Theory of Deliberative Constitutional Review" and is currently a Sessional Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Reading. Ana's research interests are legal theory, political theory and constitutional theory. She holds a degree in Law from Complutense University of Madrid and an LLM in Human Rights from University Carlos III of Madrid and is a member of the Compliance Committee of Podemos, Spain.

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