Eddie Bruce-Jones


Eddie Bruce-Jones (DPhil, Berlin; LLM, KCL; JD, Columbia; MA, Berlin; AB, Harvard) is Deputy Dean and Reader (Associate Professor) in Law & Anthropology at Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London, where he teaches and researches in the areas of human rights, European law, legal theory, equality law and legal anthropology. He is author of Race in the Shadow of Law: State Violence in Contemporary Europe (Routledge, 2016), and co-author of the forthcoming Anti-Discrimination Law: Texts, Cases and Materials, 3rd Edition (with Aileen McColgan, Hart, 2019). His scholarly writing can be found in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Race & Class and the UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. He is currently writing his second book tentatively titled Kaala Paani: Law, Imagination and Colonial Indenture, for which he was a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, Germany. He is a member of the New York Bar and an Associate Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asylum, Immigration and Nationality Law, the Board of Trustees of the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group and the Board of Directors of the Institute of Race Relations (London) and the advisory board of the Centre for Intersectional Justice (Berlin).

Keynote Presentation (2019) | South Asian Indenture to Jamaica: Between Law, Literature and Social Science

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