KFG welcomes new fellow: Dr. Leonardo S. C. Castilho
The Research Group welcomes Dr. Leonardo S. C. Castilho as new fellow
Video of Thomas Franck Lecture by Dr. Julia Duchrow, 1 February 2024
Watch the video of the lecture "International Law and Human Rights Activism – The Case of Amnesty International" here.
New Publication: “The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol”
The 2nd edition of the Commentary on “The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol”, edited notably by KFG-member Andreas Zimmermann in collaboration with Franziska Herrmann has been published by Oxford University Press.
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Alejandro Rodiles is an associate professor of international law and global governance at ITAM School of Law, in Mexico City. He earned his law degree (LL.B.) from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and obtained his PhD from Humboldt University, Berlin. His PhD thesis was awarded with the Faculty Price of the Faculty of Law of Humboldt University. In July 2016, he was elected a member of Mexico’s National Research System (SNI, level I). Rodiles has been a lecturer at UNAM’s Faculty of Law, a research fellow at Humboldt University, and a visiting professor at El Colegio de México. He has been awarded with the British Academy Newton Mobility Grant (together with Gavin Sullivan from Kent University) and with the ESIL Book Prize 2019 for his monograph Coalitions of the Willing and International Law (CUP 2018). He is a member of the International Law Association (ILA, Mexican Branch) and of ITAM’s Centre for Studies on Security, Intelligence and Governance (CESIG). Alejandro Rodiles has ample experience as a former Mexican diplomat. Among other duties, he served as the legal adviser of the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations, in New York, during his country’s elected membership of the Security Council (2009-2010).
Professor Rodiles’ research has focused on the impacts of global governance mechanisms on the structures of international law, with a focus on security issues and treaty law. Also, he has been involved in projects on comparative international law, foreign relations law, infrastructures as regulation
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