Dr Ekaterina Yahyaoui

BA, LLM, DES, PhD

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Irish Centre for Human Rights
Room 205
School of Law
NUI Galway

T: +353 91 49 2065
F: +353 91 49 4575
E: ekaterina.yahyaoui@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

                      

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko is a Lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway, where she teaches public international law, gender and human rights, Islam and human rights. She is also an associate researcher at the Hans and Tamara Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, McGill University, Canada (http://francoiscrepeau.com/chair-members/ekaterina-yahyaoui-krivenko/).

Previously, Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko taught public international law, women's rights, international refugee and migration law, and human rights and Islam at the Faculty of Law, University of Montreal. She was also a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Research and the Canada Chair in International Migration Law of the University of Montreal. Before joining CERIUM she worked, among other things, as a legal advisor for a project at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko was a member of the Quebec Bar and holds a B.A. from the University of Geneva (Switzerland), an LL.M. from the University Albert-Ludwigs (Freiburg i. Br., Germany), a D.E.S. in international relations and a Ph.D. in international law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva).

She researchers and publishes in such areas as general public international law, global governance and international constitutionalism/rule of law, human rights with a particular emphasis on women’s rights, relationship between Islam and human rights, international refugee and migration law, comparative law and legal cultures, feminist analyses of law, law and humanities.

Research Interests

General public international law, global governance and international constitutionalism/rule of law, human rights with a particular emphasis on the international protection of women’s rights, relationship between Islam and human rights protection, international refugee and migration law, comparative law and legal cultures, feminist analyses of law, law and humanities                                                               

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Geometry of States and Human Rights 18-AUG-14 17-MAY-15
Marie Curie Career Integration Grant 05-AUG-13 06-JUN-16
MILLENIUM FUND EKATERINA YAHYAOUI 01-DEC-12 30-SEP-15

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Schizophrenie du droit international'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2015) 'Schizophrenie du droit international'. European Journal Of International Law, 26 (2):580-580 [Details]
(2016) 'Considering time in migration and border control practices'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2016) 'Considering time in migration and border control practices'. International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, [Details]
(2015) 'International Law, Literature and Interdisciplinarity'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2015) 'International Law, Literature and Interdisciplinarity'. Law and Humanities, 9 (1):103-122 [Details]
(2015) 'Rethinking Human Rights and Culture Through Female Genital Surgeries'
Yahyaoui Krivenko E (2015) 'Rethinking Human Rights and Culture Through Female Genital Surgeries'. Human Rights Quarterly, 37 (1):107-136 [Details]
(2014) 'The Reservation Dialogue as a Constitution Making Process'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2014) 'The Reservation Dialogue as a Constitution Making Process'. International Community Law Review, 16 (3):306-332 [Details]
(2013) 'Процессы конституционализации международного права: теории и реальность (Processes of Constitutionalisation of International Law: Theories and Reality)'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2013) 'Процессы конституционализации международного права: теории и реальность (Processes of Constitutionalisation of International Law: Theories and Reality)'. Российский Юридический Журнал, 89 (2):63-70 [Details]
(2013) 'The Reservations Dialogue as a Constitution Making Process'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2013) 'The Reservations Dialogue as a Constitution Making Process'. International Community Law Review, 15 (3):381-404 [Details]
(2012) 'Hospitality and Sovereignty: What Can We Learn From the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2012) 'Hospitality and Sovereignty: What Can We Learn From the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program'. International Journal of Refugee Law, 24 (3) [Details]
(2012) 'The Islamic Veil and Its Discontents: How Do They Undermine Gender Equality'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2012) 'The Islamic Veil and Its Discontents: How Do They Undermine Gender Equality'. Religion and Human Rights, 7 (1):11-29 [Details]
(2010) 'Muslim Women’s Claims to Refugee Status Within the Context of Child Custody Upon Divorce Under Islamic Law'
Yahyaoui Krivenko,Ekaterina (2010) 'Muslim Women’s Claims to Refugee Status Within the Context of Child Custody Upon Divorce Under Islamic Law'. International Journal of Refugee Law, 22 (1):48-71 [Details]
(2009) 'Islamic View of Women's Rights: an International Lawyer's Perspective'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2009) 'Islamic View of Women's Rights: an International Lawyer's Perspective'. Journal of East Asia and International Law, 2 (1):103-128 [Details]
(2009) 'Feminism, Modern Philosophy and the Future of Legitimacy of International Constitutionalism'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2009) 'Feminism, Modern Philosophy and the Future of Legitimacy of International Constitutionalism'. International Community Law Review, 11 (2):219-245 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2017) Human Rights and International Constitutionalism.
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2017) Human Rights and International Constitutionalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2009) Women, Islam and International Law Within the Context of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (2009) Women, Islam and International Law Within the Context of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Leiden: Brill, Martinus Nijhoff. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Revisiting the Reservations Dialogue: Negotiating Diversity while Preserving Universality Through Human Rights Law'
Yahyaoui Krivenko E (2016) 'Revisiting the Reservations Dialogue: Negotiating Diversity while Preserving Universality Through Human Rights Law' In: Machiko Kanetake and André Nollkaemper (eds.), The Rule of Law at the National and International Levels: Contestations and Deference. Oxford: Hart. [Details]
(2015) 'Conceptualising Human Rights as International Constitutional Guarantees: Promises and Perils of Comparativism'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2015) 'Conceptualising Human Rights as International Constitutional Guarantees: Promises and Perils of Comparativism' In: Comparative Law and …/ Le droit comparé et …. Aix en Provence: Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) 'Quel avenir pour le programme Canadienne de parrainage privé des réfugiés?'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2012) 'Quel avenir pour le programme Canadienne de parrainage privé des réfugiés?' Bulletin de veille stratégique, 7 (3) :4-6. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) 'Muslim Women’s Refugee Claims in New Zealand: Case of Child Custody Upon Divorce Under Islamic Law'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2010) 'Muslim Women’s Refugee Claims in New Zealand: Case of Child Custody Upon Divorce Under Islamic Law' New Zealand Law Journal, . [Details]
(2010) 'Muslim Women’s Rights in Southeast Asia: Perspectives and Experiences from Indonesia and Malaysia'
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2010) 'Muslim Women’s Rights in Southeast Asia: Perspectives and Experiences from Indonesia and Malaysia' Culturas, 6 :60-75. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) ESIL Research Forum ESIL IGs workshop,
Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (2016) Joint workshop of interest groups in feminism and legal Theory on theoretical approaches to international lawmaking. [Organising Chair], ESIL Research Forum ESIL IGs workshop, Koc Univeristy, Istanbul, Turkey , 21-APR-16 - 21-APR-16. [Details]
(2016) Annual Conference of the Irish Society of Comparative Law:,
Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (2016) (Dis)Locating Comparative Law. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Annual Conference of the Irish Society of Comparative Law:, NUI Galway, Ireland , 23-MAY-16 - 24-MAY-16. [Details]
(2016) International Law Association British Branch Spring Conference: Non-State Actors and Changing Relations in International Law,
Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (2016) Exploring the future of individuals as subjects of international law: example of the Canadian private sponsorship of refugees programme. [Invited Oral Presentation], International Law Association British Branch Spring Conference: Non-State Actors and Changing Relations in International Law, University of Lancaster, UK , 08-APR-16 - 09-APR-16. [Details]
(2016) Global Constitutionalism Without Global Democracy,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2016) workshop. [Other], Global Constitutionalism Without Global Democracy, EUI, Florence, Italy , 14-JAN-16 - 15-JAN-16. [Details]
(2015) The Charlie Hebdo Attacks: Questioning narratives and Interpretations,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2015) Round table discussion. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Charlie Hebdo Attacks: Questioning narratives and Interpretations, University of Limerick , 23-APR-15 - 23-APR-15. [Details]
(2015) Taming Power in Times of Globalization: What Role for Human Rights?,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2015) What Role for Human Rights?. [Organising Chair], Taming Power in Times of Globalization: What Role for Human Rights?, Galway,Ireland , 30-NOV-15 - 01-DEC-15. [Details]
(2015) Critical Legal Conference: Law, Space and the Political,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2015) Imagining Futures of International Law Through Spacetime. [Plenary Lecture], Critical Legal Conference: Law, Space and the Political, Wroclaw, Poland , 03-SEP-15 - 05-SEP-15. [Details]
(2015) Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law, workshop of the Feminism and International Law Interest Group,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2015) Exploring ICJ’s (Dis)engagement with Feminism: Separate and Dissenting Opinions as an Indicator. [International Refereed Conference], Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law, workshop of the Feminism and International Law Interest Group, Oslo, Norway , 09-SEP-15 - 12-SEP-15. [Details]
(2014) Telling Stories with Maps: the Geoweb, Qualitative GIS and Narrative Mapping,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2014) Challenging the Narrative of International Law through GIS: Limits and Opportunities. [Invited Oral Presentation], Telling Stories with Maps: the Geoweb, Qualitative GIS and Narrative Mapping, University of Birmingham, UK , 30-APR-14 - 30-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) Critical Legal Conference: Power, Capital, Chaos,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E (2014) Stream: Thinking Resistance Beyond Power, Violence and … Law?. [Organising Chair], Critical Legal Conference: Power, Capital, Chaos, Sussex, UK , 04-SEP-14 - 06-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014) 10th Anniversary Conference of the ESIL: International Law and … - Boundaries of International Law and Bridges to Other Fields and Disciplines,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2014) Engaging International Law and Literature with Kafka, Deleuze and Guattari. [Invited Oral Presentation], 10th Anniversary Conference of the ESIL: International Law and … - Boundaries of International Law and Bridges to Other Fields and Disciplines, Vienna, Austria , 04-SEP-14 - 06-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014) Workshop on Soft Law and Human Rights,
Yahyaoui Krivenko,Ekaterina (2014) Undecidability of the Soft Law: On the Thresholds of the CEDAW. [Invited Oral Presentation], Workshop on Soft Law and Human Rights, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark , 01-OCT-14 - 02-OCT-14. [Details]
(2014) Workshop of the International Legal Theory Interest Group of the ESIL,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2014) International Legal Theory: Beyond Disciplinarity?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Workshop of the International Legal Theory Interest Group of the ESIL, Vienna, Austria , 03-SEP-14 - 03-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014) Juris Diversitas Annual Conference: Comparative Law and ,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2014) Conceptualising international human rights as international constitutional guarantees: promises and perils of comparativism. [International Refereed Conference], Juris Diversitas Annual Conference: Comparative Law and , Aix-Marseille University - Aix-en-Provence, France , 17-JUL-14 - 19-JUL-14. [Details]
(2013) GLOTHRO Workshop: Human Rights and the Dark Side of Globalisation: Transnational Law Enforcement and Migration Control,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2013) New Territorialites and Sovereignties: Challenges to Human Rights Protection. [International Refereed Conference], GLOTHRO Workshop: Human Rights and the Dark Side of Globalisation: Transnational Law Enforcement and Migration Control, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen, Denmark , 09-DEC-13 - 10-DEC-13. [Details]
(2013) Oppenheimer Chair Seminar Series,
Yahyaoui Krivenko E. (2013) Cultural Practices and Egalitarian Discourses: What Place for Human Rights?. [Invited Oral Presentation], Oppenheimer Chair Seminar Series, McGill University, Montreal, Canada , 12-MAR-13 - 12-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013) Rethinking Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations and Coalitions,
E. Yahyaoui Krivenko (2013) Race, Beauty and Sexuality: How are they Shaped by Female Genital Surgeries. [International Refereed Conference], Rethinking Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations and Coalitions, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada , 17-APR-13 - 19-MAY-13. [Details]
(2013) INTERFACES between International and National Legal Orders: A Rule of Law Perspective,
Yahyaoui Krivenko E. (2013) Revisiting the Reservations Dialogue: Negotiating Diversity while Preserving Universality through Human Rights Law. [International Refereed Conference], INTERFACES between International and National Legal Orders: A Rule of Law Perspective, Amsterdam, The Netherlands , 14-MAR-13 - 15-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013) GenderArc Research Seminar Series,
Yahyaoui Krivenko E. (2013) Cultural Practices and Egalitarian Discourses: What Place for Human Rights?. [Invited Oral Presentation], GenderArc Research Seminar Series, Galway, Ireland , 22-FEB-13 - 22-FEB-13. [Details]
(2012) Amnesty International Annual Youth Conference,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2012) Gender and Human Rights: example of Female Genital Surgeries. [Invited Oral Presentation], Amnesty International Annual Youth Conference, Galway, Ireland , 03-NOV-12 - 04-NOV-12. [Details]
(2012) Seminar Series of the Hans and Tamara Oppenheimer Chair of International Law, McGill Univeristy,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2012) Derrida, Hospitality and the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. [Invited Oral Presentation], Seminar Series of the Hans and Tamara Oppenheimer Chair of International Law, McGill Univeristy, Montreal, Canada , 28-MAR-12 - 28-MAR-12. [Details]
(2011) Islam and Law in Europe by Prof. M. Rohe,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2011) commentator. [Co-chaired Session], Islam and Law in Europe by Prof. M. Rohe, University of Montreal, Canada , 17-MAR-11 - 17-MAR-11. [Details]
(2011) Violence against Women: Complex Realities and New Issues in a Changing World,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2011) Female Genital Cuttings: From Horror to Beauty and from Violence to Liberty. [Oral Presentation], Violence against Women: Complex Realities and New Issues in a Changing World, Montreal, Canada , 29-MAY-11 - 01-JUN-11. [Details]
(2010) Religious Pluralism: Uncovering Gender,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2010) Using our vision of gender roles to construct the religious other. [Refereed Abstracts], Religious Pluralism: Uncovering Gender, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland , 08-SEP-10 - 10-SEP-10. [Details]
(2010) 3rd annual conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies,
Yahyaoui Krivenko E. (2010) Where do we stand and where should we go: a look at the refugee protection through the prism of women's experience of persecution. [Refereed Abstracts], 3rd annual conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Hamilton, Canada , 06-MAY-10 - 08-MAY-10. [Details]
(2010) Women and Equality - Gender-based Analysis, Law and Economic Righs,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2010) On Enemies and visions of equality: what do we hide when we ban veiling. [International Refereed Conference], Women and Equality - Gender-based Analysis, Law and Economic Righs, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada , 22-OCT-10 - 23-OCT-10. [Details]
(2010) Summer School: Pluralism and Radicalization,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2010) Les politiques du droit islamique: les enjeux du status des femmes. [Invited Lecture], Summer School: Pluralism and Radicalization, CERIUM, University of Montreal, Canada , 28-JUN-10 - 28-JUN-10. [Details]
(2009) 2nd annual conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2009) Refugee versus migrant: blurring the lines, increasing refugee protection, canadian case studies. [International Refereed Conference], 2nd annual conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Ottawa University, Canada , 01-JUN-09 - 03-JUN-09. [Details]
(2009) Vision and Voice, 3rd biennale conference of the Canadian Initiative in Law, Culture and the Humanities,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2009) Right to be hear and ability to listen: on impartiality and objectivity of judges. [International Refereed Conference], Vision and Voice, 3rd biennale conference of the Canadian Initiative in Law, Culture and the Humanities, Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada , 16-OCT-09 - 18-OCT-09. [Details]
(2009) Advanced Studies Institute on Transcultural Psychiatry,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2009) Children's Rights in the Context of Migration. [Invited Oral Presentation], Advanced Studies Institute on Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada , 01-MAY-09 - 01-MAY-09. [Details]
(2009) International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism,
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2009) Legitimacy of Constitutionalisation of International Law. [Oral Presentation], International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism, Kingston, Ontario, Canada , 28-FEB-09 - 01-MAR-09. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2012) Brunnée, Jutta; Toope J. Stephen, Legitimacy and Legality in International Law; An Interactional Account (2010), Cambridge University Press; Charlesworth, Hilary; Coicaud, Jean-Marc , Fault Lines of International Legitimacy (2009), Cambridge University Press; Thornhill, Chris, A Sociology of Constitutions . Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective (2011), Cambridge University Press.
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2012) Brunnée, Jutta; Toope J. Stephen, Legitimacy and Legality in International Law; An Interactional Account (2010), Cambridge University Press; Charlesworth, Hilary; Coicaud, Jean-Marc , Fault Lines of International Legitimacy (2009), Cambridge University Press; Thornhill, Chris, A Sociology of Constitutions . Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective (2011), Cambridge University Press. Book Review [Details]
(2011) The Ethics of Global Governance, A. Franceschet (ed.) (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009).
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2011) The Ethics of Global Governance, A. Franceschet (ed.) (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009). Book Review [Details]
(2010) Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance, J.L. Dunoff, J. P. Trachtman (eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2009); Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of “Dislocated Communities”, T. Erskine (Oxford University Press, 2008); Was bedeutet Souveränität? U. Haltern (Mohr Siebeck, 2007).
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2010) Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance, J.L. Dunoff, J. P. Trachtman (eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2009); Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of “Dislocated Communities”, T. Erskine (Oxford University Press, 2008); Was bedeutet Souveränität? U. Haltern (Mohr Siebeck, 2007). Book Review [Details]
(2009) Protracted Refugee Situations: Political, Human Rights and Security Implications, G. Loescher, J. Milner, E. Newman, G. Troeller (ed.) (United Nations University Press, 2008).
Yahyaoui Krivenko, Ekaterina (2009) Protracted Refugee Situations: Political, Human Rights and Security Implications, G. Loescher, J. Milner, E. Newman, G. Troeller (ed.) (United Nations University Press, 2008). Book Review [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
(2013) Indian Gang Rape Case: Do Human Rights Go Global?.
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2013) Indian Gang Rape Case: Do Human Rights Go Global?. Electronic Publication [Details]

Media

  Year Publication
(2012) Will we forget Malala as we've forgotten other young activists?.
Yahyaoui Krivenko, E. (2012) Will we forget Malala as we've forgotten other young activists?. Media [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2016 President's Award for Research Excellence (Early Career) NUI Galway

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
European Society of International Law member 01-JAN-14 /
Irish Society of Comparative Law Executive Council member 01-NOV-15 /
Quebec Bar member 01-AUG-12 / 31-DEC-14
Juris Diversitas member 01-JAN-14 / 30-DEC-14
International Law Association member 31-DEC-12 / 30-NOV-13

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Executive committee of the Irish Society of Comparative Law member 07-SEP-15 /
Coordinating Committee of the International Legal Theory Interest Group, European Society of International Law elected member 01-MAY-15 / 30-APR-19
Library Strategic Committee member 01-FEB-15 /

Languages

  Language
French
English
Russian
German
Spanish
Arabic

Reviews

  Journal Role
Law, Democracy and Development Reviewer
German Yearbook of International Law Reviewer

Teaching Interests

Human Rights
Public International Law
International Women`s Rights
Gender and Human Rights
Human Rights and Islam
International Refugee and Migration Law                    

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Okeremute Okeregha Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in the College of Business, Law & Public Policy Supervisor
Reem Almujadedi Doctorate - Structured Ph.D. in the College of Business, Law & Public Policy Supervisor

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Term 1 Introduction to Public International Law LW531
Term 2 Gender and Human Rights LW 456
Term 2 Islam and Human Rights LW5103
Term 2 Dissertation LW450