Arron Mc Ardle is a PhD candidate at the research unit in law at the University of Luxembourg. Arron’s research topic aims to comparatively examine the current European legal framework for hate speech, ultimately the research is centred on developing a theoretical model of interpretation which can be applied in cases of hate speech.
Alongside his research interests, Arron is an active member of a Luxembourg based NGO which advocates for the protection of vulnerable groups and works to protect and promote European human rights values. He is currently involved in an advocacy project which aims to facilitate a discussion on the lack of protection afforded to domestic workers in Europe. In collaboration with partners including Danish NGO the Why foundation and the UN-funded Ciné-ONU Brussels, they seek to engage with human rights advocacy through film.
Originally from the Republic of Ireland Arron holds an LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice from The Queens University Belfast and LLB in Law from Letterkenny Institute of Technology.