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Interview with Yash Ghai: Commonwealth Oral History Project


Interviews with Yash Ghai, conducted 14th July and 15th July 2015 2015 at Senate House 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: Ghai, Yash. 1938. Born in Kenya and graduate of the University of Oxford and Harvard University. Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Yale Law School, 1971-73. Professor of Public Law at the University of Warwick, 1978-89 and 1992-97. Sir Y.K. Pao Professor of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong, 1989-2006. Chairman of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission, 2000-2002. United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Human Rights in Cambodia, 2006-2008. Constitutional adviser to over 20 countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea, Nepal, Fiji, Somalia, Libya, and Kenya.

Onslow, Sue and Ghai, Yash and Craggs, Ruth and Namusoke, Eva (2016) Interview with Yash Ghai: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)


Item Type: Transcribed text
Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
History
Politics
Keywords: Australia, Constitutional Change, Decolonisation, Democracy, Diplomacy, Elections, Fiji, Good Governance, Judiciary, Kenya, Law, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project
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URI: http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/id/eprint/6405
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