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Lisa Feirabend



Lisa Feirabend is a researcher at the Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) Research Group where she works on issues such as data protection, privacy and ethics and, in connection thereto, contributes to the EU Horizon 2020 funded TENDER Project (affecTive basEd iNtegrateD carE for betteR Quality of Life). Lisa has broad research interests and besides her work on data protection, privacy and ethics, she is interested in problems related to stigmatisation and discrimination and, specifically, is preparing a doctoral thesis which considers the issue of street harassment and the effectiveness of related legislation. 

Lisa holds an LL.M in Public International Law from Leiden University. Prior to joining LSTS, Lisa was a legal officer at the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals, both in The Netherlands and Tanzania. Previously, Lisa coordinated a legal aid programme for refugees with Asylum Access Thailand and worked on transitional justice and post-conflict development issues in Uganda. She has previously published on the topic of effective defence before the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. 


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels