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Results: 21 - 40 of 112
  • 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.