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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Postdocs and PhD candidates
Sophie Schuberth is a research fellow and PhD-candidate at Freie Universität Berlin, working in the Berlin Potsdam Research Group The International Rule of Law- Rise or Decline?. As part of her PhD project she was a visiting research fellow at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at Hebrew University of Jerusalem funded by a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Her research focuses on the obligations and rights of third states in situations of occupation. Her other fields of interest include the law of state responsibility, international humanitarian law, the law of the sea, dispute resolution and norm change in international law. During her law studies in Berlin (Freie Universität) and Barcelona (ESADE Law School) she specialised in public international and European law. As part of her studies she took part in the Philipp C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition and the International Day of Crisis. Besides that, she has worked as a student assistant for Prof. Heike Krieger and interned at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. She is an editor at Völkerrechtsblog and co-host of the Völkerrechtspodcast.
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