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Shaimaa Abdelkarim

University of Leicester, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Doctoral Fellow 2019

Shaimaa Abdelkarim is a PhD student and tutor at the School of Law, University of Leicester. Her research explores the stakes of theorising the human rights subject as a resisting subject through an intersection between critical legal studies and psychoanalysis. She was as a Visiting Researcher at Warwick Law School. She is currently a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Fellow at the Laureate Program in International Law, Melbourne Law School. She holds an LLM from the American University in Cairo and an LLB from Cairo University. Beyond institutions, she sometimes dabbles with poetry in Burning House Press.