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My Research interests bring together the areas of international and EU migration law, migration governance, human rights law, vulnerability theory and citizenship. My research is multidisciplinary and has a strong socio-legal dimension.
I have extensively published in the areas of migrants’ social and economic rights, with a focus on irregular migrants and asylum seekers’ right to health care; migrants and the European Convention on Human Rights; human rights and migration governance; vulnerability theory and migration law and policy; EU asylum law and policy; migrants and citizenship; and refugee integration.
I have conducted research projects with the Scottish Refugee Council and the British Red Cross in the area of migrants and asylum seekers’ rights.
I was a visiting scholar at the University of Montreal and the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
I am a member of the editorial board of Laws.
I represent the University of Strathclyde on the Board of Directors of the Glasgow-based Ethnic Minorities Law Centre in my capacity as Special Director.
I currently teach European Union Law (undergraduate core class on LLB and BA programmes) and International Migration Law (postgraduate class).
I am a member of the Scottish Universities Legal Network on Europe (SULNE).
I was the Director for Postgraduate Research in the Law School from 2015 to 2020.
I welcome applications for postgraduate research (PhD and MPhil) in the following areas:
- Migrants’ human rights.
- EU asylum and migration laws and policies.
- Migration governance.
- International migration law.
- International refugee law.
- Refugee and migrant integration.
- EU citizenship.
- Social and economic rights.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Doctor of Laws, University of Glasgow
Award Date: 1 Jan 2000
Special Director, Ethnic Minorities Law Centre
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Project: Non-funded project
Unconditional hospitality in times of Covid-19: rethinking social welfare provisions for asylum seekers in Scotland through ethical vulnerability analysisDa Lomba, S. & Vermeylen, S., 6 Jun 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: International Journal of Law in Context.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Da Lomba, S., 8 Mar 2022, Glasgow, UK : University of Strathclyde.
Research output: Other contribution
Sylvie Da Lomba (Speaker)30 Jan 2020
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk