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Dr Patel joined ISCI as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in May 2012. Previously he was a researcher at the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict, University of East London, working on a project that examined the role of civil parties in the ongoing Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia.
Ian completed his MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research at Cambridge was in legal theory and was funded by Queens’ College. It examined the relationship between testimony and accountability in law, and also considered self-narration as a species of evidence. One aim of this research was to interrogate the ways in which truth and reconciliation commissions rely upon and promote the testimony of victims and perpetrators in their engagement with criminal responsibility.
Ian’s profile at KCL.
Dr Lasslett is the ISCI Fellow responsible for the Papua New Guinea section of this site. He graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney in 2004 with a First-Class honours degree in Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He then went on to complete a PhD at the University of Westminster. Dr Lasslett is currently a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Ulster and a member of the Social and Policy Research Institute. Prior to that he taught at the University of Westminster and Kings College London. Dr Lassletts research focuses on the political economy of state crime and civil conflict. He has conducted extensive field work on the Bougainville crisis in Papua New Guinea, and has published papers on state crime, corporate citizenship, scientific method and criminological theory in leading international journals. Presently Dr Lasslett is carrying out research on mining, conflict and civil society; natural disasters as state crime and international political economy.
Dr Lasslett’s profile at ulster.ac.uk
Dr MacManus is a Postdoctural Research Fellow at ISCI and is based at King’s College London’s School of Law. He holds a BA in Law and Accounting from the University of Limerick (2002) which included one year at Tilburg University, an LLM (with distinction) in International Law from the University of Westminster (2005) and a PhD in Law & Criminology from King’s College London (2011). Thomas was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2004 and the Role of Solicitors of Ireland in 2008. His current research focuses on civil society’s resistance to state crime, especially in Burma and Colombia. Thomas is Joint Editor of Amicus Journal and has been involved with Pro Bono projects, including Caribbean death row cases.
Dr MacManus’ profile at kcl.ac.uk