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November 2018

NZ Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship awarded to Claire Browning

The Law Foundation is pleased to announce that Claire Browning has been awarded a Doctoral Scholarship to research constitutional relationships and M?ori law, asking: How do tikanga M?ori concepts of kaitiakitanga and kinship alter our constitutional understanding of relationships?

Photo of Claire Browning NZ Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship winner 2018
Her thesis will address three relationships:

1. of the Crown and M?ori;
2. of us all with the world beyond human kind; and
3. of tikanga M?ori with ture P?keh?.

Claire is undertaking her PhD at Otago University’s Law Faculty.

For more information on previous Law Foundation scholarship winners and how to apply in the future

The NZ Law Foundation Doctoral Scholarship provides a $10,000 p.a. top up to a New Zealand university PhD scholarship