Dr. Saïla Ouald Chaib is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Law (2005) at KULAK (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven campus Kortrijk) and her Masters degree in Law (2008) at Ghent University. In 2015, she obtained her doctoral degree at Ghent University with the doctoral thesis “Belief in Justice. Towards More Inclusivity in and through the Freedom of Religion Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights”. Her doctoral research was conducted within the framework of an ERC funded project called “Strengthening the European Court of Human Rights: More Accountability Through Better Legal Reasoning”. In her PhD thesis, she advances potential ways of improvement of the freedom of religion case law of the European Court of Human Rights, by using the social psychology notion of procedural justice.
Saïla is currently the project manager of the Human Rights Integration project and a collaborator in the multidisciplinary project “Procedural Fairness in Local Approaches to Multicultural Conflicts”. Saïla is also a the coordinator and a teacher at the Human Rights Legal Clinic of the Human Rights Centre.
Saïla is one of the co-founders and a current co-editor of the blog Strasbourg Observers.
Saïla’s research interests include Human Rights Law, Diversity, Freedom of Religion, Procedural Justice, Inclusivity, Equality and Non-Discrimination, Refugee Law and research methodology.
FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Saïla Ouald Chaib
POSITION Postdoctoral Fellow
BLOG Strasbourg Observers
TELEPHONE +32 (0)9 264 69 11
WORKING DAYS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
OFFICE HOURS 09.00 h – 17.00 h
CONTACT HOURS On appointment
POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
All publications by Saïla Ouald Chaib are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, SaïlaOualdChaib@BiblioUGent.