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  • 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 ...

  • 4 Jun 2019
    Catherine (Kiki) Brölmann new PhD in Law Programme Director

    Catherine (Kiki) Brölmann is the newly appointed PhD in Law programme director. The programme, which launched in 2018, was previously headed by Marija Bartl. The programme director’s responsibilities include ...

  • 13 May 2019
    Nomination of study of proactive detection of human trafficking using bank data

    Computable trade journal has nominated the study by Jill Coster van Voorhout (Criminal Law) of the detection of human trafficking using bank data. Set up in collaboration with ABN AMRO and the Inspectorate of the ...

  • 7 May 2019
    Inaugural Lecture Ingo Venzke: 'Break with current policy'

    'International Law and its institutions have contributed to high levels of inequality within and between countries.' That is the main thrust of the inaugural lecture Ingo Venzke will deliver on 16 May 2019. He argues ...

  • 7 May 2019
    Police and Law Enforcement agencies take interest in Human trafficking bank data project

    Police and law enforcement agencies throughout Europe are taking an interest in Jill Coster van Voorhout's project using algorithms to detect human trafficking activities in bank data. This is a joint project by ABN ...

  • 6 May 2019
    Secondary Liability in Criminal law PhD vacancy at ACIL

    Prof. Göran Sluiter and his research team working on the project ‘The Outer limits of Secondary Liability for International Crimes and Serious Human Rights Violations’ are looking for a PhD candidate to start in ...

  • 6 May 2019
    Visiting fellow Hanna Bourgeois

    ACIL visiting fellow Hanna Bourgeois (KU Leuven) is pursuing fundamental research into legal issues related to the use of force and the protection of civilians with dedication and enthusiasm. During her stay at ACIL ...

  • 1 May 2019
    Interview with Shehzad Charania

    As the UK’s representative to one of the ICC Assembly of States Parties, Shehzad Charania (now at Attorney General’s Office UK) learnt a lot about influencing, negotiating and the importance of timing and seizing the ...

  • 25 Apr 2019
    Interview with Richard Harvey

    Richard Harvey (Senior Legal Counsel, Greenpeace International) recently gave an ACIL-ICL guest lecture on litigation of environmental destruction. In this interview Richard speaks with us about his long career as ...

  • 17 Apr 2019
    Widespread media attention for research project using bank data to tackle human trafficking

    There has been widespread media attention for the research project using bank data to detect and tackle human trafficking in the past weeks. The project is a collaboration between ACIL / International Criminal Law ...

  • 17 Apr 2019
    Visiting fellow Hemi Mistry

    Hemi Mistry (University of Nottingham) joined ACIL as short-term visiting fellow from March to April 2019. During her stay she has been working on a paper that explores how insights from social and ritual theory may ...

  • 10 Apr 2019
    Public presentations of UvA human trafficking research

    Following the recent launch of a search engine using bank data to detect human trafficking, which UvA developed together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, ACIL / ICL ...

  • 8 Apr 2019
    Using bank data to tackle human trafficking

    Together with ABN Amro bank and the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Jill Coster van Voorhout (ACIL & Criminal Law) initiated a search engine to detect human trafficking on the basis of bank data. The ...

  • 2 Apr 2019
    Interview with Mark Klamberg

    Following his ACIL guest lecture on the 'Widening use of the state of emergency,' we interviewed Mark Klamberg (Stockholm University) about Roman model dictators versus current use of emergency powers and the wider ...

  • 27 Mar 2019
    Yvonne Donders appointed as Commissioner at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

    Yvonne Donders has been appointed by the Dutch government as Commissioner at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (NHRI). As of 1 July she will combine her new task with her work as ACIL researcher, Professor ...

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Evidentiary Challenges in Universal Jurisdiction Cases: a debate

    On the occasion of the publication of the Universal Jurisdiction Annual Review 2019 the War Reparations Centre of the University of Amsterdam hosted a debate on the key findings of the report. Read more about this ...

  • 21 Mar 2019
    5th place for ACIL Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court team

    The team of UvA’s students – Diana Carolina Realpe, William Alexander Smith-Burnand, Shahine Rezaei Kalantari, and Gintarė Matonytė – reached 5th place (among 44 participating teams) in this year’s Frankfurt ...

  • 15 Mar 2019
    WTO moot court team qualifies for finals in Geneva

    The ACIL/Amsterdam Law School team qualified for the final rounds of the John H. Jackson WTO Moot Court competition. The team will now be competing with teams from all over the world, at the WTO headquarters in Geneva.

  • 25 Feb 2019
    Interview with Clive Baldwin

    In his guest lecture on 6 February, Clive Baldwin discussed the allegations, investigations and court cases regarding the allegations of UK war crimes in Iraq, including the preliminary examinations by the ...

  • 13 Feb 2019
    Interview with Maya Steinitz on her proposal for an ICCJ

    In a guest lecture at ACIL on 24 January 2019, Maya Steinitz (University of Iowa College of Law) presented her case for an International Court of Civil Justice (ICCJ). After her lecture we interviewed her about the ...

  • 5 Feb 2019
    Janne Nijman Gender Champion

    Janne Nijman, ACIL professor and Academic Director at T.M.C. Asser Instituut, has become a member of the International Gender Champions Hub in The Hague.

  • 4 Feb 2019
    Visiting Fellow Craig Martin

    Craig Martin is a Professor of Law at Washburn University School of Law and Co-Director of the Washburn Law International and Comparative Law Center. While visiting ACIL he will be conducting research on certain ...

  • 1 Feb 2019
    Sergey Vasiliev joins ACIL as Assistant Professor

    On 1 February 2019, Sergey Vasiliev joined ACIL and the Department of Criminal Law as an assistant professor. He previously worked as an assistant professor of public international law at the Grotius Centre for ...

  • 15 Jan 2019
    Visiting Fellow Mark B. Taylor

    Mark B Taylor from the University of Oslo has joined ACIL as a visiting fellow until the summer break 2019. During his stay at the Amsterdam Center for International Law, Mark will be pursuing postdoctoral research ...

  • 19 Dec 2018
    Kevin Jon Heller appointed Professor of Law at Australian National University

    Kevin Jon Heller has been appointed Professor of Law on a fractional basis at the Australian National University.

  • 12 Dec 2018
    Rene Uruena on legal strategies of conservative social movements in Latin America

    Prof. René Urueña (University of Los Andes, Bogotá) exposed legal strategies of conservative social movements in Latin America during the last ACIL Lecture for 2018. The lecture focused on how Christian Evangelicals ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Maarten den Heijer advises Dutch Senate on Human Rights

    Maarten den Heijer, Assistant Professor of International Law, was invited by the Dutch Senate alongside four other experts. They were asked to advise from an international law perspective whether there were any legal ...

  • 29 Nov 2018
    A child rights-based approach to climate change

    After her lecture at ACIL on 26 November 2018, Karin Arts (International Institute of Social Studies) shared reflections on her presentation on a child rights-based approach (CRBA) to climate change with us.

  • 22 Nov 2018
    ACIL welcomes Vid Prislan

    In October 2018, Vid Prislan took up the position of Postdoctoral Researcher at ACIL. His research will focus on the interface between international investment law and the internet economy.

  • 19 Nov 2018
    Yvonne Donders and Vincent Vleugel contribute to WRR Investigation on Philanthropy

    With their chapter “Philanthropy and Human Rights: Voluntary but not without Obligation” Yvonne Donders and Vincent Vleugel have made an important contribution to the Investigation Philanthropy by the Netherlands ...

  • 6 Nov 2018
    Kevin Jon Heller honored by Buenos Aires

    The Legislature of Buenos Aires has formally awarded Kevin Jon Heller, Associate Professor at ACIL, as “Guest of Honor" (huésped de honor)

  • 12 Sep 2018
    Ingo Venzke appointed to Advisory Board WZB (Berlin)

    The Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB) 'conducts basic research with a focus on problems of modern societies in a globalized world.’

  • 12 Sep 2018
    Ashley Deeks Visiting Researcher at ACIL

    Prof. Ashley Deeks, University of Virginia Law School, has joined the ACIL as a visiting researcher

  • 11 Sep 2018
    Denis Abels Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

    Denis Abels has been appointed professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, with a special focus on penal law

  • 10 Sep 2018
    ACIL welcomes new external PhD candidates

    ACIL welcome several new PhD candidates who are beginning their studies at the Center

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Jindan-Karena (“Nina”) Mann PhD Candidate at ACIL

    Jindan-Karena (“Nina”) Mann is as of September a PhD Candidate at ACIL.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Sean Shun Ming Yau PhD Candidate at ACIL

    Sean Shun Ming Yau is a PhD candidate working as of September 2018 on the VICI project “Rethinking the Outer Limits of Secondary Liability for International Crimes and Serious Human Rights Violations”.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Lara Talsma PhD Candidate at ACELG and ACIL

    As of September 2018, Lara Talsma will start as the Clinical Lecturer / Coordinator of the Amsterdam Law Clinic and as a PhD Candidate at the ACIL and the ACELG, working on a research project in Business & Human Rights.

  • 10 Sep 2018
    Emma Rengers Junior Researcher at ACIL

    Emma holds a BSc in Politics, Psychology, Law, and Economics (PPLE) from the University of Amsterdam (cum laude, 2017) and an LLM from Queens’ College, the University of Cambridge (2018). She will be working as a ...

  • 29 Aug 2018
    Joëlle Trampert PhD Candidate at ACIL

    Joëlle Trampert starts as a PhD Candidate at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) and the department of Criminal Law, working on the research project “The Outer Limits of Secondary Liability for ...

  • 27 Aug 2018
    Nataša Nedeski Assistant Professor of Public International Law

    In July, Nataša Nedeski joined the ACIL as Assistant Professor of Public International Law.

  • 24 Aug 2018
    Roman Teshome PhD Candidate at ACIL

    Roman Girma Teshome will join the ACIL as of September as a PHD Researcher working on a project about development-induced displacement.

  • 23 Aug 2018
    ACIL welcomes new visiting researchers

    The ACIL welcomes visiting researchers to enrich its research center throughout the year. During the 2018 fall term, we are happy to welcome two new visiting researchers.

  • 1 Aug 2018
    Ingo Venzke Professor of International Law and Social Justice

    Ingo Venzke has been appointed Professor of International Law and Social Justice as of 1 July 2018. Venzke, who is also Director of the Amsterdam Center for International Law, will focus his research and teaching on ...

  • 16 Jul 2018
    Stephan Schill to take on role of General Editor ICCA Publications

    Prof. Stephan Schill will assume the role of General Editor ICCA Publications in September 2018.

  • 6 Jun 2018
    Specially-Affected States & International Organizations

    The International Law Commission (ILC) adopted the Draft Conclusions on Identification of Customary International Law on first reading in 2016 (UN Doc. A/71/10). These Draft Conclusions are an important resource in a ...

  • 6 Jun 2018
    ACIL Research Day, with presentation by Michael Zürn

    On Monday 28 May, ACIL held its annual Research Day at the Industrieele Groote Club in Amsterdam.

  • 31 May 2018
    Dr. Jill Coster van Voorhout moderated sessions of a seminar on education-related violations of international law in Geneva

    On 24 May in Geneva Ms. mr. dr. drs. Jill Coster van Voorhout (PhD, LLM, MSc), together with Ambassador Stephen Rapp, former Ambassador of war crimes at-large under the Obama administration, presided over a seminar ...

  • 19 Apr 2018
    ACIL students assist UNHCHR independent expert on the effects of foreign debt

    A team of ACIL Research Master Students: Antanina Maslyka, Mariana Simon Cartaya, Christina Vellioti and LL.M. student Josh Jackson to assist Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky.

  • 18 Apr 2018
    ACIL team reaches 9th place in Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court

    UvA LL.M. students Enes Süheyl Karataş, Laura Isabel Martínez Jiménez, Jens Ørum and Gijs Verhagen came 9th (jointly) out of 47 in the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAMC) 2018.

  • 11 Apr 2018
    Yvonne Donders to prepare an update of the 2003 UNESCO Human Rights Strategy

    Yvonne Donders will undertake a consultancy for UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. She is asked to prepare an update of the 2003 UNESCO Human Rights Strategy, to be adopted by the Member States in 2019.

  • 9 Apr 2018
    Katherine Fortin awarded the Francis Lieber Prize by the American Society for International Law

    Katherine Fortin, who was awarded her PhD dissertation cum laude on “The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law” in October 2015 under the joint supervision of Prof. Cees Flinterman (UU), Harmen van ...

  • 28 Mar 2018
    ACIL invites applications for 5 PhD candidates and 1 Postdoctoral researcher

    ACIL is pleased to draw your attention to the following vacancies:

  • 8 Mar 2018
    ACIL welcomes Michail Risvas

    Dr Michail Risvas is a post-doctoral researcher working as of 1st March on the ERC project “Transnational Private-Public Arbitration as Global Regulatory Governance: Charting and Codifying the Lex Mercatoria ...

  • 27 Feb 2018
    ACIL welcomes Kate Clark

    The Amsterdam Center for International Law welcomes Kate Clark as a junior external researcher.

  • 20 Feb 2018
    Turkey's justification for its attack on Kurds is baseless

    Turkey may have defended its military intervention in Syria as 'self-defence' but it was wrong to do so.

  • 5 Feb 2018
    Geraldo Vidigal added to WTO Roster of Panelists

    The World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Body approved on Monday the nomination of Dr. Geraldo Vidigal, Assistant Professor at the UvA Faculty of Law, to the WTO’s Indicative List of Governmental and ...

  • 16 Jan 2018
    Janne Nijman Visiting Professor in Geneva

    Janne Nijman, professor of History and Theory of International Law, will be Visiting Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, for the 2018 Spring Term ...

  • 30 Nov 2017
    PhD Defense Christopher Soler

    On Friday 22 December 2017 (14:00), Christopher Soler will publicly defend his thesis entitled ' The Global Prosecution of Core Crimes under International Law'.

  • 5 Sep 2017
    ACIL to cooperate with Antonio Cassese Initiative

    The Cassese Initiative is home to all friends, colleagues and admirers of Antonio Cassese. The Initiative’s aim is to keep Nino’s memory alive by promoting his legacy through education and training around the world.

  • 4 Sep 2017
    ACIL welcomes Visiting Fellows for the fall 2017

    The ACIL welcomes visiting researchers to enrich its research centre throughout the year. During the 2017 fall term, we will host four visiting researchers.

  • 2 Sep 2017
    Corina Heri Post-doctoral researcher at ACIL

    In September, Corina Heri will start as Post-doctoral researcher at the ACIL. Her research will explore the possibility and content of a human right to land and look at ways to integrate land rights regulation and ...

  • 1 Sep 2017
    Teresa Cabrita PhD Candidate at ACELG and ACIL

    As of September, Teresa Cabrita will start as PhD Candidate at the ACELG and the ACIL, working on a project on the interplay between EU and international criminal law.

  • 1 Sep 2017
    Jackson Oldfield PhD Candidate at ACIL

    Jackson Oldfield will start as PhD Candidate at the ACIL as of September, working on a project on the history of smuggling in international law.

  • 1 Sep 2017
    Wim Zimmermann PhD Candidate at ACIL

    In September, Wim Zimmermann will be starting as a PhD researcher at the ACIL, where he will explore the intersections between compliance theory and critical international legal theory in international law.

  • 22 Aug 2017
    Call for papers: Contingency in the Course of International Law: How International Law Could Have Been

    The workshop will ask a question that is deceptive in its simplicity: How might international law have been otherwise?

  • 17 Aug 2017
    Geraldo Vidigal Assistant Professor of International Trade Law and Public International Law

    Geraldo Vidigal has started as Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he lectures International Trade Law and Public International Law.

  • 31 Jul 2017
    ACIL-Asser Summer School

    In the week of 10-14 July the ACIL and the Asser Institute held a Summer School on ‘The Law and Practice of International Dispute Settlement’ in The Hague.

  • 5 Jul 2017
    ACIL Annual Research Day 2017

    On 29 June 2017 ACIL members met at the Industrieele Groote Club for their Annual Research Day.

  • 31 May 2017
    ACIL invites applications for Marie Curie grant 2017

    If you have you recently finished your PhD and are interested in a postdoc position to further pursue your research in International Law, we invite you to apply for a Marie Curie grant. The Amsterdam Center for ...

  • 18 Apr 2017
    Kevin Jon Heller Associate Professor Public International Law

    On April 1, Kevin Jon Heller has started as Associate Professor of Public International Law.

  • 5 Apr 2017
    PhD Defense Enrico Partiti

    On Thursday, 20 April 2017 (12:00), Enrico Partiti will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Public Play upon Private Standards: How European and International Economic Law enter into Voluntary Regimes for ...

  • 22 Feb 2017
    PhD Defense Nienke van der Have

    On Wednesday, 8 March 2017 (14:00), Nienke van der Have will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'The Prevention of Gross Human Rights Violations under International Human Rights Law'.

  • 22 Feb 2017
    PhD Defense Emma Irving

    On Friday, 24 March 2017 (12:00), Emma Irving will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'The Shared Protection of Human Rights at the International Criminal Court'.

  • 9 Feb 2017
    New research group ‘Law and Justice Across Borders’ launched at Faculty of Law

    After months of preparatory work, the new research group ‘Law and Justice Across Borders’ met for its founding meeting on 26 January 2017. The group has been provisionally approved as a Faculty Research Priority Area ...

  • 26 Jan 2017
    PhD Defense Hans Boddens Hosang

    On Wednesday, 8 February 2017 (10:00), Hans Boddens Hosang will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Rules of Engagement: Rules on the Use of Force as Linchpin for the International Law of Military Operations'.

  • 15 Dec 2016
    PhD Defense Maria Laura Ferioli

    On Monday, 19 December 2016 (14:00), Maria Laura Ferioli will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'The Impact of Cooperation on the Rights of Defendants before the International Criminal Court'.

  • 29 Nov 2016
    PhD Defense Haomiao Du

    On Friday, 9 December 2016 (12:00), Haomiao Du will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'An international legal framework for geoengineering'.

  • 7 Nov 2016
    Two UvA law alumni elected to UN International Law Commission

    Faculty of Law alumni Charles Jalloh of Sierra Leone (PhD 2016) and Claudio Grossman Guiloff of Chile (PhD 1980) were elected to the United Nations International Law Commission on 3 November 2016.

  • 31 Oct 2016
    Pieter Jan Kuijper receives international law prize

    Pieter Jan Kuijper, professor of the Law of International (Economic) Organizations, will receive the Maastricht Prize of International Law, successor to the The Hague Prize for International Law, on 8 December in ...

  • 21 Oct 2016
    New Publication: Food Safety Standards in International Trade: The Case of the EU and the COMESA

    The book makes ground breaking proposals on how the EU and COMESA food safety standards divide can be bridged and discusses the impact of EU food safety standards on food imports from poor African countries.

  • 15 Sep 2016
    PhD Defense Gaetano Best

    On Thursday, 20 October 2016 (12:00), Gaetano Best will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Fair and Accurate Fact-finding in Dutch Atrocity Crime Cases'.

  • 9 Sep 2016
    PhD Defense Charles Jalloh

    On Friday, 7 October 2016 (10:00), Charles Jalloh will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Judicial Contributions of the Sierra Leone Tribunal to the Development of International Criminal Law'.

  • 8 Sep 2016
    PhD Defense Kelly Pitcher

    On Friday, 30 September 2016 (11:00), Kelly Pitcher will publicly defend her thesis entitled 'Judicial Responses to Pre-trial Procedural Violations in International Criminal Proceedings'.

  • 1 Sep 2016
    PhD Defense Martin Fink

    On Tuesday, 6 September 2016 (16:00), Martin Fink will publicly defend his thesis entitled 'Maritime Interception and the Law of Naval Operations'.

  • 19 Jul 2016
    New Research Programme 'Law and Justice across Borders'

    As of 1 January 2017, ACIL, together with ACELG and CSECL, will set up a joint research programme, in view to establish a new research priority area (RPA).

  • 25 May 2016
    Cassese Foundation receives grant from the Nuremberg Academy

    The Cassese Foundation receives a grant of 80.000 Euro from the International Nuremberg Principles Academy for a training course for African Judges to strengthen their ability to prosecute international crimes.

  • 1 May 2016
    New Management at the ACIL

    As of 1 May 2016, Ingo Venzke is the Executive Director of the ACIL.

  • 30 Apr 2016
    PhD Defense Koen Vriend

    Avoiding a Full Criminal Trial: Fair Trial Rights, Diversions, and Shortcuts in Dutch and International Criminal Proceedings

  • 5 Nov 2015
    Rolef de Weijs, professor of National and International Insolvency Law

    Dr R.J. de Weijs (1975) has been appointed professor of National and International Insolvency Law at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Law.

  • 1 Jun 2015
    The United Nations and Freedom of Expression and Information: Critical Perspectives

    New publication by Tarlach McGonagle and Yvonne Donders (eds.)

  • 1 Jun 2015
    Epistemic Forces in International Law: Foundational Doctrines and Techniques of International Legal Argumentation

    New publication by Jean d'Aspremont

  • 1 Jul 2014
    Secession within the Union - Intersection Points of International and European Law

    An expert meeting organised together with ACELG has resulted in a collection of short think pieces that identify and outline a number of outstanding issues of both public international law and EU law.