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

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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