Sejal Parmar

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PhD in Law, European University Institute, Florence
LLB, London School of Economics and Political Science
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Sejal Parmar is Assistant Professor of Law at the Department of Legal Studies at CEU. Her research and teaching lie broadly in the field of international human rights law. Her current research focuses on the recent approach of UN human rights bodies, particularly the Human Rights Council and the Human Rights Committee, towards freedom of expression and its interplay with other rights such as equality, and interests, such as national security.

Prior to coming to the CEU, Sejal worked as Senior Legal Officer at ARTICLE 19, the leading international human rights NGO on freedom of expression, and before that as the Human Rights Coordinator at Doughty Street Chambers in London. She also taught international and European human rights law courses at Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Edinburgh. Previously, she held research positions at NYU Law School, the Amsterdam Centre for International Law and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.    

Sejal was awarded her LLB (honours) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and has been called to the Bar of England and Wales.

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