Staff Profile

Dr Daphne Demetriou

Biography

Dr Daphne Demetriou is the campus programme coordinator for all postgraduate Law and Politics programmes at Middlesex University Dubai. She holds a PhD in Law from Middlesex University London (UK), an LLM in Public International Law from University College London (UK) and an LLB from the University of Kent (UK). She also completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC).

Daphne’s learning and teaching interests cover International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law and Public Law.

Qualifications
  • PhD Law, Middlesex University, London, UK
  • LL.M in Public International Law, UCL, London, UK
  • LPC, The College of Law, London, UK
  • LLB, University of Kent, UK
  • PG Certificate in Higher Education 

Research Interests
  • Public International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Human Trafficking and Slavery
Selected publications

Demetriou, D. ‘‘Tied Visas’ and Inadequate Labour Protections: A formula for abuse and exploitation of migrant domestic workers in the United Kingdom’, Anti-Trafficking Review, Issue 5, 2015, pp. 69–88, www.antitraffickingreview.org

Demetriou, D. “The Mens Rea of Human Trafficking - The Case of Migrant Domestic Workers, International Criminal Justice Review, 2018, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1057567718788931 (Issue and volume pending)

Kyriazi T. and Demetriou, D. ‘Mixed Migration Flows into Europe: Discharging State Anti-Trafficking Obligations Through the Proper Identification of Trafficking Victims' (2020) International Journal of Sustainable Society, Vol.12 No.1, pp.76 - 92.

Demetriou, D. ‘Assessing Human Trafficking: The Slavery Nexus and its impact on Migrant Domestic Workers’ in Bulla, D. (eds) Why Slavery Endures: Its Past, Present and Future (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020)

Online articles

Tied Visas’ and Inadequate Labour Protections: A formula for abuse and exploitation of migrant domestic workers in the United Kingdom, Thomson Reuters Foundationhttp://news.trust.org/item/20151103095627-n1kjy/

‘Taking no prisoners’: The UK’s stance on ECtHR judgments in relation to prisoners’ voting rights, March 30th, 2015, An International Law Blog, https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/taking-no-prisoners-the-uks-stance-on-ecthr-judgments-in-relation-to-prisoners-voting-rights/

Modern Slavery Bill: Cleaning up the mess of the UK government’s restrictive immigration regime for migrant domestic workers, January 19th, 2015, An International Law Blog, https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/19/modern-slavery-bill-cleaning-up-the-mess-of-the-uk-governments-restrictive-immigration-regime-for-migrant-domestic-workers-2/

‘Varnava and Others’ and ‘Xenides-Arestis group’ cases: Just Satisfaction or Just the Status Quo? The Effectiveness of the Committee of Ministers’ Current Execution Mechanisms, November 3rd, 2014, An International Law Blog, https://aninternationallawblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/varnava-and-others-and-xenides-arestis-group-cases-just-satisfaction-or-just-the-status-quo-the-effectiveness-of-the-committee-of-ministers-current-execution-mechanisms/

Editor
  • Guest editor of Special Issue of the International Journal of Sustainable Society
  • Guest editor to International Journal of Sustainable Systems Science.
Conferences
  • ERPBSS 2018: Panel on Humanitarian Work, Dubai, UAE, January 2018
  • Inter-Disciplinary.Net Conference ‘Slavery: Past, Present and Future- 2nd Global Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2016
  • UN OHCHR/GAATW Launch Event of the Anti-Trafficking Review Issue 5: ‘Forced Labour and Human Trafficking’, Bangkok, Thailand, September 2015

Faculty Members

Dr Tenia Kyriazi PFHEA MCIArb
Dr Tenia Kyriazi PFHEA MCIArb
Deputy Director Academic Operations, Head of Law and Politics
Samantha Jayne Roberts LLB MA SFHEA
Samantha Jayne Roberts LLB MA SFHEA
Senior Lecturer, Campus Programme Coordinator – Undergraduate Law and Politics
Lubna Khan LLB MA SFHEA MCIArb
Lubna Khan LLB MA SFHEA MCIArb
Senior Lecturer
Mahine Rizvi Ahmad MSc FHEA
Mahine Rizvi Ahmad MSc FHEA
Senior Lecturer
Navya Pudhukkudi Chanolien
Navya Pudhukkudi Chanolien
Teaching Assistant in Law
Yasmin Sebah SFHEA, MCIArb, MRICS
Yasmin Sebah SFHEA, MCIArb, MRICS
Senior Lecturer in Law
Shahila Deena Bhoyroo LLB LLM FHEA
Shahila Deena Bhoyroo LLB LLM FHEA
Lecturer in Law