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AMPLIFY BLACK VOICES


Take a look at this powerful painting by talented artist Virginia Chihota. I printed it on the first page of my PhD thesis. Find out more >

HE CAN'T BREATHE


We are pained by the death of George Floyd, symptomatic of the police violence and ingrained racism towards black people. Find out more >

HOME OFFICE


We have the COVID-19 pandemic on our minds and have been urged to stay at home as much as possible. I am blessed to continue my work in the garden today. Find out more >

FIELD RESEARCH PIC PUBLISHED


My pic of a protest against the probational release of the Samsung heir has been published on the website In the Long Run (University of Cambridge). Find out more >

MY TWO FAVOURITE LEGAL MOVIES


New job, country & colleagues. I will share my two favourite legal dramas with them by way of introduction. View this >

NOW WE PLAY THE THE WAITING GAME


I could have waited a bit longer in a place with so much gravitas.
The 1516 Academy Building in Leiden. View this >

ANOTHER FLOWER STORY: THROWBACK


My research in Kenya was actually not my first 'flower' investigation... I previously worked on a newspaper article about flower vendors in Brussels.

KENYAN FLOWER TRADE


Did you know that 2 out of 5 cut flowers in the EU and the UK come from Kenya? I've been talking a lot about this industry's trade problems recently. View this >

AWARD FOR BEST WALL LABEL


My wall label has been awarded the first prize in a competition organised by the University of Cambridge's all-female New Hall Art Collection. View this >

Op-ed went viral on twitter


My new op-ed points out that K-pop band BTS keeps giving back by fighting the stigma around youth pressure. The feedback was massive and heartening. View this >

WHY I WENT ACOUSTIC FOR MY LATEST TALK


I put away my computer and my phone and got out my scissors and scotch to prepare my latest presentation on socio-legal case study research at the University of Edinburgh. View this >

No better place to take a break


Seoul's palaces are the ultimate destination for a research break. Ladies in traditional Korean hanbok make them a vibrant destination to wander and travel back in time. View this >

Combinatory readings


Complement my new article on the right to emergency health with Sylvia Plath's poems on new motherhood. View this >


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