Dr Rebecca Adami

Email: rebecca.adami@edu.su.se
Phone: +46 8 16 3819
Address: Department of Education, Stockholm University, S-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Dr Rebecca Adami, PhD researches on the history
of the United Nations with special focus on feminist and decolonization
trajectories. She is currently working on a book project with Cape Town
University Press, South Africa on childism
and the rights of the child through an intersectional lens. Launching the book Women and the Universal Declaration of Human
at the United Nations Library in Geneva and New York 2018.

Recent publications:


Adami, R. (2019). Women and the Universal Declaration of Human
. New York: Routledge


Adami, R. (2018). “The Critical Potential of Using Counter
Narratives in Human Rights Education”, in Michalinos Zembylas & Andre Keet
(Eds.) Critical Human Rights,
Citizenship, and Democracy Education: Entanglements and Regenerations


Adami, R. (2018).
“In A Man’s Words – the Politics of Female Representation in the Public”, Studier i Pedagogisk Filosofi, Vol. 6, Nr. 1, pp.56-68

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High
Commissioner on the work of Dr. Adami; Women
and the UDHR
: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/TheRoleWomenShapingUDHR.aspx

Order the book: https://www.routledge.com/Women-and-the-Universal-Declaration-of-Human-Rights/Adami/p/book/9781138345355

International media coverage:

Hindustan Times “Indian Women Pioneers at UN hailed
as upholders of Women’s Rights”: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/indian-women-pioneers-at-un-hailed-as-upholders-of-women-s-rights/story-h6EuoXFK4YhFjf6SJgsaFK.html

Women and the Origins of the UN - A
Southern Legacy, United Nations Web TV New York 22 May 2018:


Women and the UN Charter, 8 June 2018 UN Gender
Focus podcast https://news.un.org/en/audio/2018/06/1011761

Additional international articles on Women and the

Adami, R. (2015). “On Subalternity and
Representation: Female and Post Colonial Subjects Claiming Universal Human
Rights in 1948”, Journal of Research on Women and Gender, Vol.6, pp. 56-66 https://journals.tdl.org/jrwg/index.php/jrwg/article/view/18

Adami, R. (2015). ”Counter Narratives as
Political Contestation: Universality, Particularity and Uniqueness”. The
Equal Rights Review
, No15, pp.13-24. http://www.equalrightstrust.org/resources/counter-narratives-political-contestation-universality-particularity-and-uniqueness

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