Dr Kiran Grewal
Dr Kiran Grewal is the Research Manager for the project. A trained lawyer, Kiran has worked in private practice, the international justice section of Amnesty International and as a trial monitor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone before joining the University of Sydney as a lecturer in human rights and socio-legal studies. Kiran received her PhD from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2009 on the topic of French and Australian public discourses on sexual violence, ethnic diversity and constructions of the nation. Since then she has published in the areas of international criminal law, sexual violence, transitional justice, nationalism and women’s rights. She has also conducted extensive fieldwork in Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Nepal. She is the author of two forthcoming books, The Socio-Political Practice of Human Rightsand Ethnicized Gang Rape and Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation both to be published by Ashgate.