EVENT: IALS – National Security and Public Health: Exceptions to Human Rights?

Posted April 14th, 2014 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘Keynote Speaker: Professor Malcolm Dando, Professor of International Security, University of Bradford, on “Threats of dual use biomedical research – when national security and public health collide”.


Chair: Dr Peter Lee
Dr Dina Hadad: “States of Exception and National Security: Exceptional Threat vs. Exceptional Rights”
Dr Myriam Feinberg: “Conflicts of Sovereignty in International Counterterrorism: the Kadi Case”
Solon Solomon: “National Security Debates in the Framework of Israeli Constitutionalism”
Dimitrios Kagiaros: “The Assessment of Damage to National Security in Disclosures from Whistleblowers in the Security and Intelligence Community in the UK”
Professor Jonathan Hafetz: “Targeted Drones Strikes and the Future of International Human Rights”


Chair: Dr John Coggon
Dr Brigit Toebes: “The Right to Health, National Security and Public Health: An Uneasy Relationship”
Dr Laura Niada: “Individual v public health in the human right to medicines: the problematic identification of ‘essential medicines’”
Dr Simisola Akintola: “Public Health versus Human Rights: An examination of the tensions between Individual Rights and Public Health in Biobanking Research”
Dr Dobrochna Bach-Golecka: “Public Health and Private Health: The Impact of EU Law on Healthcare in the Member States”
Professor Joachim Sanden and Dr Sacha-Dominik Bachmann: “The Right to Liberty and Security, Public Health and Disease Control”
Dr Andraz Zidar: “WHO International Health Regulations, the Rule of Law and the Protection of International Human Rights”

Conference Convenors: Dr Myriam Feinberg and Dr Laura Niada.’

Date: 29th May 2014, 11.00am-6.00pm

Location: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Charge: Full Rate: £75.00, Students: £40.00.

More information can be found here.