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Results: 1 - 20 of 112
  • 15 Nov 2019
    Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders

    In September 2019, Kalliopi Ioanna Skourtou started her PhD research at the Amsterdam Centre for International Law. Her PhD research is entitled “Transnational Corporations as Human Rights-Holders. A Critical ...

  • 30 Oct 2019
    Big data human trafficking project wins Computable Award 2019

    Jill Coster van Voorhout's project to detect human trafficking activities in big bank data was awarded the Dutch Computable Award 2019. Jill developed the project together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of ...

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Grietje Baars on International Law and (the history of) Corporations

    After their SGEL lecture, Grietje Baars (City, University of London) speaks to us about the long-standing interrelation between international law and (the history of) corporations and their outlook on a societies ...

  • 22 Oct 2019
    Making global value chains accountable for human rights abuses

    Debadatta Bose is a PhD candidate at ACIL and CSECL, operating within the Sustainable Global Economic Law project, which is a joint initiative of ACIL, ACELG and CSECL. Debadatta’s research mainly looks into the ...

  • 21 Oct 2019
    Visiting fellow Luísa Netto

    ACIL visiting fellow Luísa Netto (Catholic University of Minas Gerais) is a public attorney for the State of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, where she also holds a position as Public Law Professor at the Catholic University ...

  • 21 Oct 2019
    Visiting fellow Qing Yan

    ACIl visiting fellow Qing Yan, PhD canidate at Tsinghua University, is researching the advisory function of international courts and tribunals.

  • 21 Oct 2019
    Visiting fellow Niccolò Zugliani

    ACIL visiting fellow Niccolò Zugliani, PhD candidate at the University of Verona, is researching state sovereignty in the international investment regime.

  • 21 Oct 2019
    Visiting fellow Bahram Einolahy

    Bahram Einolahy Masoum, PhD candidate at the University of Tehran, joined ACIL as a visiting fellow to work on the international personality of Armed Non-state Actors under the guidance of Professor Terry Gill.

  • 15 Oct 2019
    ACIL PhD candidate Selman Aksünger

    Selman Aksünger started as external PhD candidate at ACIL in September 2019. He will be working on the historical contextualization of the Lotus case and its contribution to the development and practice of ...

  • 15 Oct 2019
    ACIL research master student Sjors Polm

    Sjors Polm recently started as a student of the ACIL research master programme. He is the last student to take the programme before it will be discontinued in 2022.

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Geraldo Vidigal authors case for WTO Global Moot Court

    Competing against international contributors, Geraldo Vidigal, ACIL Researcher and Assistant Professor, has had his case on Food Safety Imports and Regional Trade Agreements selected for the global 2019 WTO Moot ...

  • 25 Sep 2019
    Terry Gill enters Order of Oranje Nassau

    Terry Gill, UvA professor of military law and until 1 July 2019 also professor of military law at the Netherlands Defence Academy (NLDA) was awarded the royal decoration of “Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau” on ...

  • 24 Sep 2019
    Conference on Governance of International Courts and Tribunals

    The inaugural conference on a new research project to study the governance of international courts and tribunals took place at Leiden Law School on September 20 and 21. The conference was co-organised by Niels ...

  • 17 Sep 2019
    How bank data analysis helps fight modern slavery

    In the first episode of a new podcast series on Forensic Finance, ACIL-ICL researcher Jill Coster van Voorhout, together with her project partner Raila Abas (ABN Amro) speak in detail about their project to detect ...

  • 13 Aug 2019
    Simon Deakin on how to build a dataset of labour laws with global reach

    Following his guest lecture on "The Economic Significance of Laws Relating to Employment Protection and Different Forms of Employment", Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge) speaks to us about the algorithmic nature ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Jelle van Haaster: Military Cyberoperations

    Jelle van Haaster is a cyber operations researcher at the Ministry of Defence, received the accolade Civil Servant of the Year in 2018, and will be conferred a PhD at the faculty on 5 July 2019 for his research into ...

  • 25 Jun 2019
    PhD candidate in European Private Law / European Public Law / Public International Law

    The Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam has an opening for a PhD position. The PhD project will be focusing on interactions between two of the three sub-disciplines of European Private Law, European ...

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Christiaan Baardman on Judiging Cybercrime

    Christiaan Baardman (Senior Judge at the Court of Appeal The Hague) is one of the Dutch, and perhaps international, pioneers in judging cybercrime. In this interview he talks about the distinguishing characteristics ...

  • 12 Jun 2019
    Karen J Alter on Redundancy, Regime Complexity and Universality in International Law

    Following her guest lecture on 'The Future of International Law in an Age of Nationalist Populism,' Karen J Alter speaks to us about redundancy, regime complexity and universality in international law. She also ...

  • 11 Jun 2019
    Ruth Dukes on the Economic Sociology of Labour Law

    Ruth Dukes (University of Glasgow) speaks to us about the historical, political, economic and societal aspects of labour law and the rapidly developing field of 'Economic Sociology of Labour Law.' She also explains ...