James kirby


COFUND Junior Research Fellow


Durham University


The role of African and Global South actors in the evolution of international human rights law, norms, and institutions; history of human rights and decolonisation in Botswana from 1960 to 1980; The Gambia’s foreign policy on international human rights mechanisms in the 1970s, and Mauritius’ foundational role in the spread of national human rights institutions in the 1960s; history of human rights, contemporary African politics, and decolonisation.