Name : Meetali Jain

Professional title : Project Director and Lecturer

Affiliation : University of Cape Town and University of the Western Cape

Country : South Africa

Title of presentation : Redefining Human Rights Lawyering Through the Lens of Critical Theory: Role of Transnational Partnerships in Our Pedagogy and Practice

Short Bio : Meetali Jain is a Lecturer in Constitutional Literacy and the Director of the South African Constitutional Literacy and Service Initiative at the University of Cape Town. Previously, she taught in the International Human Rights Law Cliniic at American University in Washington DC, and the International Human Rights / Rule of Law Project at Seton Hall Law School in New Jersey. She practiced for six years before entering academia, and served as a judicial clerk in the US and in South Africa.