Amsterdam Center for International Law

dr. C. (Corina) Heri

  • Faculty of Law
    Public International Law
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam


Corina Heri has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) since 2017. Before that, she completed her PhD research at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, in 2017. Her PhD research concerned the concept of vulnerability in the Article 3 ECHR case-law of the European Court of Human Rights. She previously obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Zurich and an LL.M. from King’s College London in 2012. Her PhD research was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Janggen-Pöhn Foundation.


Corina's research at the UvA forms part of the research priority area on 'Law and Justice Across Borders'. Her research project focuses on the proposal of a human right to land, namely the possibility and content of such a right and ways to integrate land rights regulation and the principles of socio-economic justice, environmental concerns, and human rights.


  • Brems, E., Heri, C., Ouald Chaib, S., & Verdonck, L. (2017). Head-Covering Bans in Belgian Courtrooms and Beyond: Headscarf Persecution and the Complicity of Supranational Courts. Human Rights Quarterly, 39(4), 882-909.


  • Heri, C., & Keller, H. (2015). Protecting the best interests of the child: International child abduction and the European Court of human rights. Nordic Journal of International Law, 84(2), 270-296. DOI: 10.1163/15718107-08402006 


  • Heri, C. (2014). Enforced disappearance and the European court of human rights' Ratione temporis jurisdiction: A discussion of temporal elements in Janowiec and others v. Russia. Journal of International Criminal Justice, 12(4), 751-768. DOI: 10.1093/jicj/mqu053 
  • Keller, H., & Heri, C. (2014). Enforced disappearance and the European court of human rights: A'wall of silence', fact-finding difficulties and states as 'subversive objectors'. Journal of International Criminal Justice, 12(4), 735-750. DOI: 10.1093/jicj/mqu042 


  • Heri, Corina (participant) (17-11-2017): Empowering the Most Affected (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Heri, Corina (participant) (12-1-2017): Gender on the International Bench (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
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