Dr Urfan Khaliq
Dr Urfan Khaliq
Dr. Urfan Khaliq
is a Reader in Public International and EU Laws.
He first joined the Law School in 1996 as Lecturer and was subsequently a Senior Lecturer.
Prior to joining Cardiff University he
was a Research Assistant to Professor Christine Chinkin (now Professor of International Law, London School of Economics) at the Law Faculty of Southampton University
He is the author of a number of articles in leading law journals, chapters in edited collections as well as a monograph published by Cambridge University Press entitled "Ethical Foreign Policies of the European Union: A Legal Appraisal".
This book was awarded the 2009 Universities Association for Contemporary European Studies
(UACES) Book Prize for the work which makes 'the most substantial and original contribution to knowledge in the area of European Studies'.
The book was also short-listed for the 2009 SLS Peter Birks Prize for outstanding contribution to legal scholarship.
has taught or given conference papers in a number of countries around the world and has been a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Michigan
, Ann Arbor, USA.
research and teaching interests encompass: EU Law, Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, Foreign Policy and aspects of Islamic Law.
is also interested in the dialogue between International Law and International Relations and is developing post graduate courses in this field.
is a regular contributor to both BBC Wales
and the BBC World Service on his
areas of expertise.
As an experienced PhD supervisor Dr Khaliq always welcomes enquiries from potential research students in his areas of interest.
He is also an admissions tutor for students from outside the EU and Assistant Director for International Relations for the Law School.
Dr Khaliq is an Advocate of the Punjab High Court, Pakistan and is part of a project seeking to provide pro bono legal advice to street children in conflict with the law as well as helping with the training in international human rights law of the Pakistani judiciary and legal profession.