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Dr Elaine Fahey awarded British Academy/Leverhulme research grant

The Senior Lecturer in the City Law School will be examining the role of UN instruments within EU law.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Dr Elaine Fahey is a 2016 recipient of a British Academy/Leverhulme research grant.

It will enable her to carry out the research project titled, “Between Internal Laws and Global Practices: UN Instruments in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice”, over 12 months, beginning in November 2016.

Elaine FaheyHer research assesses how the EU promotes and obtains its norms in its Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and its specific place in the global legal order. Dr Fahey’s project seeks to generate transparency in understanding EU rule-making practices and develop an appreciation of the relationship between EU law and global governance.

Delighted with her research grant

A Senior Lecturer in The City Law School since 2014, Dr Fahey is also the Deputy Associate Dean for Internationalisation.

She is delighted to be receiving this grant from the British Academy, a voice for the humanities and social sciences, funding research in a wide diversity of fields of study, including law, history, archaeology, economics and psychology.

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