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Interview with Peter Slinn: Commonwealth Oral History Project

Citation: Onslow, Sue and Slinn, Peter and Craggs, Ruth Interview with Peter Slinn: Commonwealth Oral History Project. [Transcribed text] (Unpublished)

Interview with Peter Slinn, conducted 5 February 2013 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: Oxford (MA), London (PhD); Legal Advisor, UK Commonwealth Relations Office/Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1967-1977; Professor of international, constitutional and natural resources law at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, 1977-1990; Head, Department of Law, SOAS, 1990-1994; Director of the SOAS MA in International Studies and Diplomacy until 2007. Vice-President of the Commonwealth Legal Education Association, Chair of the Editorial Board of the Commonwealth Judicial Journal and a member of the executive committee of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association, present.

Creators: Onslow, Sue (0000-0003-0998-3632) and Slinn, Peter and Craggs, Ruth and
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Subjects: Human Rights & Development Studies
Keywords: Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda, Democracy, Justice, Human Rights, Law, Nigeria, Elections, Queen, Diplomacy
Divisions: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Collections: Commonwealth Oral History Project


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