Katayoun Alidadi

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Katayoun
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Researcher

Katayoun Alidadi is currently a PhD student at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, where she also obtained her initial law degree. She obtained an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (2005), thanks to scholarships from Fulbright, Frank Boas and the B.A.E.F. She won the Addison Brown Award for best paper written in the field of Conflict of Laws at HLS for her paper The Western Judicial Answer to Islamic Talaq: Peeking through the Gate of Conflict of Laws in the U.S. and Belgium (see below). Her professional experiences include working as a corporate attorney at an International Law firm in Brussels and as a public interest attorney at Public Counsel Law Center in Los Angeles.

External publications
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ALIDADI, K., “The Western Judicial Answer to Islamic Talaq: Peeking through the Gate of Conflict of Laws in the U.S. and Belgium,” UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law, (5) 2005, 1-80.
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ALIDADI, K., “Opening Doors to Muslim Minorities in the Workplace? From European Anti-Discrimination Legislation to India’s Employment Reservations,” Pace International Law Review (forthcoming 2011).