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Results: 1 - 40 of 96
  • 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”.