Barry Collins Profile

Barry Collins

Head of Department

Law and Criminology

Department of Law & Criminology , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Qualifications

  • BCL (University College Cork)
  • LLM (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • FHEA

Areas Of Interest

  • International law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Theory
  • Law and Film
  • Employment Law
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OVERVIEW

CURRENT RESEARCH

Barry Collins has published on a range of themes relating to human rights, international law and legal theory. These have included studies of the Irish Peace Process and Irish constitutional law, the role of international law in Palestine, the jurisdiction of the ECHR in conflict situations, Human Rights Cinema and the Spanish law of Historical memory. He has also been a visiting lecturer in Australia, Russia, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

  • 'Defining the Employee in the Gig Economy: Untangling the Web of Contract', forthcoming in E. Yerby and R. Page Tickell (eds), The Gig Economy and Human Resource Management: Conflict, Compromise and New Boundaries, Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy, (Bingley: Emerald: 2020)
  • 'Human rights as acts of faith: universal jurisdiction and the Law of Historical Memory in Spain', pp.122-135 in Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips and John Strawson (eds.) (Routledge 2018).
  • Introduction, Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights, pp.1-9, Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips and John Strawson (eds.) (Routledge 2019) (Jointly authored with Kalliopi Chainoglou, Michael Phillips and John Strawson.
  • Human Rights Cinema: 'The Act of Killing and the Act of Watching'. 14 No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice (2017).
  • 'Human rights imperialism: Extra-territorial jurisdiction and the Al Skeini case,' International Journal for Contemporary Iraqi Studies (2012) Volume 5, Number 3, 409-421.
  • 'Editorial – Iraq and Human Rights', International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, (2012), Volume 5, Number 3, 311-318 (Jointly Authored with John Strawson)
  • 'The Invasion of Iraq and the Mythology of International Law', International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies (2008) Volume 2, Number 3, 307-320.
  • 'How does the Nation Plug the Hole in Irish Constitutional Discourse', Law, Culture and the Humanities 2 (2006) 218-238.
  • 'The Belfast Agreement and the Politics of the Ostrich', International Journal for the Semiotics of Law 15 (2002) 273 – 292
  • 'The Belfast Agreement and the Nation that Always Arrives at its Destination', Penn State Law International Law Review 20 (2002), 385-413.
  • 'Mothers, Maidens and the Myth of Origins in the Irish Constitution', (jointly authored with Patrick Hanafin), Law and Critique 12 (2001) 53-73.
  • 'Fantasy, Commitment and the Irish Peace Process', International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, 12 (1999) 27 – 57.

PUBLICATIONS

  • 'Defining the Employee in the Gig Economy: Untangling the Web of Contract'
    E. Yerby and R. Page Tickell (eds). (Bingley: Emerald: 2020). The Gig Economy and Human Resource Management: Conflict, Compromise and New Boundaries, Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy.
  • Injustice, Memory and Faith in Human Rights
    Kalliopi Chainoglou, Barry Collins, Michael Phillips and John Strawson (eds.) . 2018. Routledge.
  • Human Rights Cinema: 'The Act of Killing and the Act of Watching'.

2017. 14 No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice .

TEACHING

International Law, International Human Rights, International Criminal Law, Employment Law. Tort Law, Law and Cinema, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory.

Former Course Director, LLM (General), LLM (International Law and Legal practice), LLM (Human Rights Advocacy), LLM (International Business and Financial Law), LLM (Energy and Natural Resources).