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Event
15-02-21
Luca Ferro
lecture by judge geert de baere

Judge Geert De Baere will give a public lecture as part of the 2020-21 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume III). The title of the lecture is 'The EU as an "Autonomous Legal Order" and the Relationship with International Law'. Judge De Baere will also take part in a closed seminar with (post-)doctoral researchers. 

Judge De Baere, of Belgian nationality, is a judge at the General Court of the EU, part-time Associate Professor of International Law and EU Law at the Faculty of Law, and Senior Member of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies. He studied law at the University of Antwerp and at King’s College, Cambridge (LL.M, Ph.D.). In 2005, he was a visiting research fellow at Columbia Law School. From 2007 to 2009, he worked as a Legal Secretary in the chambers of Advocate General Sharpston at the Court of Justice of the EU, while being a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Antwerp. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Legal Secretary in the chambers of Judge Prechal at the Court of Justice of the EU. He was appointed as a judge at the EU Court (period: 15 September 2017 till 31 August 2022). Together with Prof. Tom Ruys (GRILI) and others, he has co-authored the recent textbook International Law: A European Perspective (Hart Publishing 2019).

For all practical information, see the Lecture Series and Specialist Course flyers! 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the dates of these sessions are yet to be confirmed - and will be on this page as soon as possible.

Event
02-03-21
Luca Ferro
lecture by William Schabas

On 2 March 2021, William Schabas will give a public lecture as part of the 2020-21 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume III). Professor Schabas will also take part in a closed seminar with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Professor Schabas is professor of international law at Middlesex University in London. He is also, among other appointments, professor of international human law and human rights at Leiden University, emeritus professor of human rights law at the National University of Ireland Galway and honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights. He is the author of more than twenty books dealing in whole or in part with international human rights law and more than 350 articles in academic journals, principally in the field of international human rights law and international criminal law. Professor Schabas is a 'door tenant' at the chambers of 9 Bedford Row, in London and has practised at the international level, appearing before the International Court of Justice, most recently in The Gambia v Myanmar case, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights and the International Criminal Court.

For all practical information, see the Lecture Series and Specialist Course flyers!

About the institute

The Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute is a vibrant research institute, composed of ten faculty members and more than 20 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. Its activities span the entire realm of public international law, ranging
from the law of armed
conflict and interna-
tional human rights
law, to the law of the
sea, international en-
vironmental law and
international criminal law.

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