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Renata Nagamine

Universidade Federal da Bahia, Visiting Doctoral Fellow 2018

Renata Nagamine is a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellow with the Laureate Program in International Law. Her project focuses on the uses of norms and categories of international humanitarian law, especially ‘collateral damage’, exploring their productive dimension. The project aims at critically approaching international humanitarian law through the writings of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, among others, to shed light on the values and commitments that are entrenched in the international humanitarian law framework. Renata is also a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Relations at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, where she is currently developing her research on gender in the United Nations. She holds a PhD in International Law from the University of São Paulo Law School. Her areas of interest are public international law, international humanitarian law and human rights, political theory, and sexuality and gender studies.