Gepubliceerd op 15 oktober 2020
Gezocht: PhD-kandidaat (22-11, R’dam)
An Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position for a fixed-term of 3 years is available at Erasmus University Rotterdam, within the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (H2020-ITN-ETN) for the consortium entitled Network of Excellence of Training on Hate (NETHATE, GA 861047). The ESR will work within Erasmus School of Law School on a PhD research project.
PhD-position description: The research project has the provisional title Religiously-motivated speech targeting LGBTs: An International Human Rights Analysis. The ESR will work under the supervision of Professor Dr. Jeroen Temperman, Professor of International Law and Religion, on a PhD thesis aiming to investigate whether states may or indeed should, in the light of international human rights standards, have legislation in place prohibiting anti-LGBT hate speech. This research reflects on what this legislation should look like and what type of hateful speech acts should come within this legislation’s ambit. Particular emphasis shall be on the question as how to ensure that free religious speech, also guaranteed by international law, is not disproportionately restricted by such measures combating hate speech.
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