CCHR has its own active PhD community. Below you find a list of the candidates and a brief description of their dissertation:
- Kathrine van den Bogert
Dissertation on: the gendered, racialized and religious construction of public space through sports participation by young citizens in urban neighbourhoods in the Netherlands.
- Koen Bovend’Eerdt
Dissertation on: Fundamental rights protection in the transnational enforcement of the EU’s financial interests.
- Sara ten Brinke
Dissertation on: young adults’ political participation in citizenship in Timor-Leste.
- Laura Candidatu
Dissertation on: digital diaspora of migrant women (aged 18-40) who have settled in Amsterdam in dialogue with the ones they have left behind (Somalia, Rumania, Turkey).
- Gisela Carrasco-Miro
Dissertation on: postcolonial theory and politics, critical development studies and feminist economics.
- Gianmaria Colpani
Dissertation on: the intersections of sexuality, race, postcoloniality and nationalism in contemporary Europe.
- Maninder Dhillon
Dissertation on: the transcultural ways in which the British discourse on sati contributed to the rise of the fallen woman and new woman fiction in the nineteenth century English fiction.
- Sophie van den Elzen
Dissertation on: the cultural memory of the antislavery struggle as an inspiration and model for early European feminism.
- Julie Fraser
Dissertation on: the implementation of international human rights norms in Asian and African states looking at the role of culture in assisting the adoption of international norms.
- Leonie Huijbers
Dissertation on: judicial review, the role of courts and fundamental rights.
- Evi Kostner
Dissertation on: street gang aesthetics and their Interrelation with social order and power construction in Guatemalan prisons and urban marginal space.
- Stacey Links
Dissertation on: the discourse of Human Rights regarding/of Sino-African relations.
- Melis Mevsimler
Dissertation on: digital diaspora of migrant women (aged 18-40) who have settled in London in dialogue with the ones they have left behind (Somalia, Rumania, Turkey).
- Claudia Minchilli
Dissertation on: digital diaspora of migrant women (aged 18-40) who have settled in Rome in dialogue with the ones they have left behind (Somalia, Rumania, Turkey).
- Daphina Misiedjan
Dissertation on: the formulation of a sustainable human right to water for vulnerable groups.
- Wouter Oomen
Dissertation on: the imagined common humanity in charity fundraising campaigns.
- Cong-rui Qiao
Dissertation on: collective petitions in China.
- Rakhshan Rizwan
Dissertation on: Anglophone Kashmiri bildungsromane and the way in which these creative texts, set in the disputed territory of Kashmir, perform the work of human rights advocacy.
- Lieke Schrijvers
Dissertation on: female conversion to conservative religious traditions in the Netherlands as a negotiation between secular and religious gender discourses.
- Stephanie de Smale
Dissertation on: how game design influences war representation; combining approaches from software studies, game design, and conflict studies.
- Sophie Su
Dissertation on: Environmental Humanities; a collaboration between ecocriticism and the Oceanic literature addresses on climate refugees and environmental diaspora in North American and Southeastern Asian writers.
- Sara Verderi
Dissertation on: the feminist experience in the Syrian conflict and its implication with European cultures of gender equality.
- Silke Vogelsang
Dissertation on: Global Citizenship Education, the notion of cosmopolitanism and human rights and its intersection with foreign language classroom practices.
- Iva Vukusic
Dissertation on: Serb(ian) paramilitaries in the 1990s in Yugoslavia.
- Wenyang Wu
Dissertation on: the scope of freedom of religion under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
- Marielle Zill
Dissertation on: asylum centres, different forms of spatial, material and social ‘openness’ of these centres and how this impacts feelings and perceptions of (un)familiarity between asylum seekers and ‘local communities’.