Professor Ratna Kapur

  • Professor Ratna Kapur

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

Overview

Ratna Kapur is currently a Visiting Professor at the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London. Her regular position is as Distinguished Faculty, Symbiosis School of Law, India, and Senior Faculty, Institute of Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School.

She has written and published extensively on human rights, international law, and postcolonial and feminist legal theory. She has taught as a visiting faculty at a large number of universities around the world, including Yale Law School, Georgetown University Law Centre and the UN Peace University (Costa Rica). Her books include Makeshift Migrants and Law: Gender, Belonging and Postcolonial Anxieties (Routledge, 2010), Erotic Justice: Law and the New Politics of Postcolonialism (Cavendish/Taylor & Francis, 2005) and Secularisms Last Sigh? (co-authored, Oxford University Press, reprint 2001). Her latest book, Gender, Alterity and Human Rights: Freedom in a Fishbowl, is forthcoming by Edward Elgar Publishers.

Teaching

Melbourne Law Masters