Decolonising EU Law

Event date
12 October 2022
Event time
17:00 - 19:00
Oxford week
MT 1
Bonavero Institute of Human Rights - Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium

The EU Law Discussion Group and the Oxford Law Black Alumni Network have the pleasure to welcome Professor Iyiola Solanke, Jacques Delors Chair of EU Law, to talk about Decolonising EU Law. 


Professor Iyiola Solanke

Iyiola Solanke was previously a Professor of European Union Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds Law School and the Dean for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for the University. She is a Visiting Professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and Harvard University School of Public Health and a former Fernand Braudel Fellow at the European University Institute. She is the author of ‘EU Law’ (Pearson 2015), ‘Making Anti-Racial Discrimination Law’ (Routledge 2011), ‘Discrimination as Stigma - A Theory of Anti-Discrimination Law’ (Hart 2017), and many articles in peer reviewed journals. Professor Solanke is an Academic Bencher of the Inner Temple and judicial member of the Valuation Tribunal for England (VTE). She founded the Black Female Professors Forum and the Temple Women’s Forum North, to promote engagement between legal professionals and students in and around Yorkshire. She recently chaired the Inquiry into the History of Eugenics at UCL and is leading two research projects: Co-POWeR, an ESRC-funded project looking into the impact of COVID on practices for wellbeing and resilience in Black, Asian and minority ethnic families and communities; and Generation Delta, a RE/OfS-funded project promoting access to PGR study for BAME women. 


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EU Law