International Law

This research cluster considers all aspects of public international law.

The members of the cluster have a lively engagement with various contemporary concerns within the field of public international law. These include, but are not limited to, the intersection of national and international legal orders, the principle of non-intervention in the context of African states, international investment law, the relationship between the Security Council and the International Criminal Court, LGBT rights, international commercial arbitration.

Current research

Vidya Kumar.

Vidya Kumar researches in Revolution and Revolutionaries, International Legal Personality, Global Constitutionalism, Global Legal Studies, Decolonisation and Decolonial Theory, International Legal History, TWAIL (Third World Approaches to International Law), Feminism, Internationalism & Transnational Solidarity, International Labour Law, Marxism, IHL, Assassination, International Law and Literature.

Stephen Riley.

Stephen Riley works on the concept of human dignity and its significance for law.  His doctoral research analysed international criminal justice from the point of view of human dignity and human rights theory.  He has also written on the philosophy of international law and is currently working on the significance of future generations for law and jurisprudence.


PhD/MPhil researchers in international law

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