The 2012 Team
The LPT Forum is an annual event organised by students on UCL’s MA course in Legal and Political Theory. ‘Just Intervention?’ was organised by:
Gulzaar studied philosophy at the University of Manchester, graduating in 2011. After taking an outside module on Global Justice in her final year, she developed a keen interest in political philosophy, which led her to do the Legal and Political Theory Masters at UCL. Last summer she completed a traineeship at the Council of Europe where she worked in the Department of Culture and Heritage, researching in particular the benefits of cultural diversity in a city.
Lizzie graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Politics in 2011. She developed an interest in Political Theory whilst studying for her undergrad; choosing to write her dissertation on global justice. Since coming to UCL she has become especially interested in investigating the social values behind public policy and is currently researching the ethics of environmental law. Aside from studying, Lizzie works part-time for the national older people’s charity, Age UK, in the Campaigns and Public Affairs Department.
Fergus graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2011 with an LLB in Law and Politics. He has a particular interest in international human rights law, systems theory and Scottish nationalism. Fergus previously worked for the Stevenson Trust for Citizenship at Glasgow, researching citizenship education in Scottish secondary schools.
Nat graduated from UCL in 2011 with a BA in modern History. He has a particular interest in the international scope of liberalism, the philosophy of human nature and the history of the British left in the twentieth century. Nat has previously worked at Chatham House, helping to organise a conference on the London terrorist attacks.
Danielle graduated from UCL in 2011 with a BA in English Literature and Language, and joined the MA in Legal and Political Theory to pursue her interest in applying political theory and philosophy to the issues surrounding education and equality; she is currently researching equality of opportunity and the curriculum. She will begin work as a teacher in a London secondary school this September through the Teach First programme, and hopes to work in education policy in the future