Dr Christine Meyer

 

DAAD Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Christine Meyer, Birmingham Law School

Contact details

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3235

Fax +44 (0)121 414 3585

Email c.meyer.1@bham.ac.uk

Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Dr. Christine Meyer lectures in European Human Rights Law and European Competition Law. She researches in the field of Human Rights. Her PhD Menschenrechte in Afrika – Regionaler Menschenrechtsschutz als Herausforderung an menschenrechtliches Universalitätsdenken (Human Rights in Africa – Regional Human Rights Protection Challenging the Idea of Human Rights Universality) was published in 2013.

Feedback and office hours

Office Hours

  • Tuesday, 12-1pm
  • Wednesday 11.30-12.30pm

Qualifications

  • First State Examination (University of Leipzig)
  • Second State Examination (Leipzig)
  • PhD (University of Leipzig)

Biography

Christine Meyer joined Birmingham Law School in September 2013. Prior to joining Birmingham, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Leipzig and taught Constitutional Law and European Law.

Christine Meyer qualified for the German legal profession with the First State Examination at the University of Leipzig and the Second State Examination in Leipzig. She received her PhD with distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Leipzig.

Teaching

  • German Law
  • German Law and Legal System
  • European Human Rights Law (LLM)
  • European Competition Law (LLM)

Research

The main research interests of Dr. Christine Meyer lay in the field of Human Rights Law. Her research focuses in particular on Universal, African and European Human Rights Protection. Her other research interests encompass Public Law and Constitutional Law, especially from a comparative perspective. At the moment, she researches the legal regulation of Public Private Partnerships in Germany.  

Other activities

Publications

Books

  • Menschenrechte in Afrika – Regionaler Menschenrechtsschutz als Herausforderung an menschenrechtliches Universalitätsdenken (Human Rights in Africa – Regional Human Rights Protection Challenging the Idea of Human Rights Universality), Nomos: Baden-Baden, 2013, 306pp.

Articles

  • The Reception of International and Regional Human Rights Standards in Africa – Legal and Economic Perspectives, 2012 2 Law in Africa 53-68
  • (with Prof. Dr. Kotzur) Ein Recht auf Nahrung und Wasser, 2011 StudZR, 199-214
  • Anmerkung zu BAG, Urteil vom 23. January 2007, 2008 JR 175-176

 

Chapter in Books

  • (with Prof. Dr. Kotzur) Gibt es ein Recht auf Nahrung?, ed. by Liedtke/Materna/Schulz, Hunger – Ursachen, Folgen, Abhilfe, Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2012

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