dr. K.J. Heller

  • Faculty of Law
    Public International Law
  • Visiting address
    REC A
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  1030
    1000 BA  Amsterdam
  • K.J.Heller@uva.nl


  • Heller, K. J. (2019). International Criminalization. In J. d'Aspremont, & S. Singh (Eds.), Concepts for International Law: Contributions to Disciplinary Thought Edwar Elgar.


  • Heller, K. J. (2018). Specially-Affected States and the Formation of Custom. American Journal of International Law, 112(2), 191-243. DOI: 10.1017/ajil.2018.22  [details] 


  • Heller, K. J. (2017). Taking a Consenting Part: The Lost Mode of Participation. Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, 39(1), [11].
  • Heller, K. J. (in press). The International Commission of Inquiry on Libya: A Critical Analysis. In J. Meierhenrich (Ed.), The Law and Practice of International Commissions of Inquiry Oxford University Press.
  • Heller, K. J. (2017). What is an international law crime? (A revisionist theory). Harvard International Law Journal, 58(2), 353-420. [details] 


  • Heller, K. J. (2016). The Use and Abuse of Analogy in IHL. In J. D. Ohlin (Ed.), Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict and Human Rights (pp. 232-286). (ASIL studies in international legal theory ). Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316481103.008 


  • Heller, K. J. (2018). Criminal Responsibility for the Wola Massacre. In E. Habowski (Ed.), The 1944 Wola Massacre and International Law Warsaw, Poland: Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies.


  • Heller, K. J., Nouwen, S. (Ed.), Megret, F. (Ed.), Ohlin, J. (Ed.), & Robinson, D. (Ed.) (Accepted/In press). The Oxford Handbook of International Criminal Law. Oxfort University Press.



  • Heller, K. J. & Moyn, S. (2017). Book Grant -- $50,000 (US).

Media appearance

  • Heller, K. J. (21-11-2017). Live Analysis of Verdict [Television] BBC World News. Live Analysis of Mladic Verdict at ICTY.

Journal editor

  • Heller, K. J. (reviewer) (2017). London Review of International Law (Journal).
  • Heller, K. J. (reviewer) (2017). Opinio Juris (Journal).
  • Heller, K. J. (reviewer) (2017). New Criminal Law Review (Journal).

Talk / presentation

  • Heller, K. J. (speaker) (2017). The Principle of Complementarity and National Due Process, International Bar Association.
  • Heller, K. J. (speaker) (2017). Specially-Affected States and the Formation of Custom, University of Stockholm.
  • Heller, K. J. (speaker) (2017). Specially-Affected States and the Formation of Custom, Lund University.
  • Heller, K. J. (speaker) (2017). The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Evolution of Crimes Against Humanity, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • Heller, K. J. (speaker) (2017). Activation of the Aggression Amendments at the ICC, United Nations.


  • Heller, K. J. (participant) & Venzke, I. (organiser) (2018). Contingency in the Course of International Law (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Heller, K. J. (participant) (2017). IHL & ICL Advisor (other).
  • Heller, K. J. (participant) (2017). IHL Trainer (other).
  • Heller, K. J. (participant) (2017). IHL & ICL Advisor (other).
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