Dr Julian Burger

Contact details

Name:
Dr Julian Burger
Position:
Sessional Lecturer in Human Rights in Latin America
Institute:
Institute of Commonwealth Studies

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Human rights
Regions:
South America
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Dr. Julian Burger has spoken at numerous international conferences and symposia both as an academic and a practitioner of human rights, and published extensively in the field of indigenous peoples’ rights in multiple languages. Dr. Burger has significant experience working for the UN on human rights issues and for twenty years was the Head of the Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Programme at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Prior to this, he was Deputy Director of the Independent Commission on Humanitarian Issues (ICIHI), a think tank established by the UN General Assembly to propose new approaches on humanitarian issues. He also held a position as Director of Research at Anti-Slavery International.

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jan-2011 Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: From Advocacy to Implementation

Chapters

Burger, Julian, 'Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: From Advocacy to Implementation' in Allen, Stephen and Xanthaki, Alexandra (eds)(2011), Reflections on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Studies in International Law)

01-Jan-2010 La diversité culturelle des peuples autochtones: condition préalable à sa protection

Articles

Burger, Julian (2010) 'La diversité culturelle des peuples autochtones: condition préalable à sa protection', Les Cahiers du Musée des Confluences, vol. 5, pp. 23-34

01-Jan-2006 Pueblos indígenas y derechos humanos

Chapters

Burger, Julian and Martín Castro, David (2006) 'Pueblos indígenas en Naciones Unidas. Mecanismos de protección, agencias e instancias' in Berraondo, Mikel (ed) 'Pueblos indígenas y derechos humanos'

01-Jan-1990 Gaia Atlas of First peoples: a future for the indigenous world

Monographs

Burger, Julian (1990) 'Gaia Atlas of First peoples: a future for the indigenous world', Spectrum UK

01-Jan-1987 Aborigines Today: Land and Justice

Monographs

Burger, Julian (1987), 'Aborigines Today: Land and Justice', Anti-Slavery International

01-Jan-1987 Report from the Frontier: The State of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Burger, Julian (1987), 'Report from the Frontier: The State of the World's Indigenous Peoples', Zed Books

Publications available on SAS-space:

Date Details
Jul-2016 Review of Muehlenbeck, P. (2016). Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945–1968

PeerReviewed

Book Review

Mar-2016 Interview with Salman Haidar: Commonwealth Oral History Project

NonPeerReviewed

Interview with Salman Haidar, conducted 14th June 2013 in Delhi as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation. Biography: Haidar, Salman. Born in India. Graduate of Delhi University and University of Cambridge. Indian Foreign Service, 1960-. Minister/Deputy Permanent Representative of India at the United Nations in New York, 1977–80. Indian Foreign Secretary, 1995-1997. Former Ambassador to China, and Bhutan. Former Deputy High Commissioner to United Kingdom. Former High Commissioner to Kingdom, 1998.

Mar-2016 Witness Seminar, March 2014: Commonwealth Oral History Project

NonPeerReviewed

Commonwealth Round Table Australia Witness Seminar, conducted March 2014 in Australia as part of the Commonwealth Oral History Project. The project aims to produce a unique digital research resource on the oral history of the Commonwealth since 1965 through sixty oral history interviews with leading figures in the recent history of the organisation. It will provide an essential research tool for anyone investigating the history of the Commonwealth and will serve to promote interest in and understanding of the organisation.

Feb-2017 Voices of the Commonwealth

PeerReviewed

This article describes a major exercise undertaken by the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London, to put together an oral history of the modern Commonwealth. The project was set in the context of a wider research agenda aimed at investigating whether the Commonwealth has made any difference globally in policy terms. As part of the exercise, the author, who was the lead researcher on the project, interviewed senior figures within the Commonwealth who played key roles in shaping the destiny of the organization and in influencing policy. The article is a personal account of the exercise.

Professional Affiliations

Professional affiliations:

Name Activity
Visiting Professor, University of Essex Academic research

Collaborations:

Name Type Activity Start date End date
Sessional Lecturer, Institute of Commonwealth Studies Lecturer
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