CONFERENCES

​Conferences Organised and Hosted: 

​Conference Presentations and Invited Talks: 

  • Donna Lyons, 'Derogation from International Human Rights Treaties in Time of Emergency' Royal Irish Academy Conference on International Affairs in Times of Risk and Uncertainty (29 April 2021) 

  • Donna Lyons, 'Overcoming Opacity: A Systematic Analysis of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Body Source Documentation Across Three Thematic Areas' Trinity College Law School Lunchtime Seminar Series (3 March 2021)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘International Law in Theory and Practice’, Guest Lecture, M.Phil. in International Peace Studies, Trinity College Dublin (15 February 2021) 

  • Donna Lyons, ‘Rights Restrictions and Public Health Crises: International Human Rights Law and the Pandemic’ Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference (3 September 2020)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘International Human Rights in a Time of Crisis’ Human Rights and Democracy after Covid-19: Trinity Research in the Social Sciences Summer Seminar Series (2 June 2020)

  • Donna Lyons, 'A Scrape with the Law: Sourcing and Analysing the Concluding Observations of the International Human Rights Treaty Bodies' Trinity College Law School Lunchtime Seminar Series (12 February 2020) 

  • Donna Lyons, ‘European Human Rights Law: Historical Perspectives and Future Challenges’, Guest Lecture, Department of History, Trinity College Dublin (4 December 2019)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘Identity Construction and the Law: Recent International Human Rights Law Developments in the Context of Access to Information’ Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference (24 November 2019)

  • Donna Lyons, 'Protection Mechanisms for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Public International Law and in Irish Law, Policy and Practice' Boston College School of Law Dublin Summer Program (14 February 2019) 

  • Donna Lyons, ‘International Refugee Law and the Impact of International Criminal Court Jurisprudence’ Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference (24 November 2018)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child’ Maynooth University, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: A Review of Successes and Challenges (21 June, 2018)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘The Constitutionality of Extending the “Right to Identity” to Donor-Conceived Children in Ireland’ University of Limerick, The Constitution at 80 Conference: 80 Years of Constitutional Change (11 November, 2017)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘The Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 and Donor Conception: Applying Lessons Learned from International Law, Comparative Law and Social Sciences’ Griffith College Dublin Postgraduate and Early Career Law Conference, International and Comparative Law in the 21st Century: Lessons Learned (10 June, 2016)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘The Right of the Donor-Conceived Child to Access Information Relating to Genetic Origins’ Queen Mary University of London Postgraduate Legal Research Conference, Embracing New Approaches (3 June, 2016)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘The Right to Identity as it Pertains to the Donor-Conceived Child’ King’s College London International Graduate Legal Research Conference, The Transnational Legal Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities (4-5 April, 2016)

  • Donna Lyons, ‘Vindicating the Donor-Conceived Child’s Right to Identity in Irish Law’ Trinity College Dublin Law Student Colloquium (20 February, 2016)