Dapo Akande

About/Bio

Dapo Akande is one of the editors of EJIL:Talk! He is Chichele Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. He is also a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law & Armed Conflict. Dapo is a member of the United Nations International Law Commission and a barrister at Essex Court Chambers.

Recently Published

EJIL:Talk! welcomes Guest Blogger Marko Milanovic!

We are pleased to welcome on EJIL:Talk! Marko Milanovic who will be a guest blogger over the coming weeks. Marko obtained his first degree in law from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law and his LLM from the University of Michigan. Marko is a prolific young international law scholar and has published two articles in the European Journal…

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Welcome to EJIL:Talk!

Some readers might wonder why the European Journal of International Law has decided to launch a blog. An explanation of this would help in identifying the goals of the blog and in setting out what we seek to achieve. This explanation can be viewed by clicking on More about EJIL:Talk! (to the right) but I thought it best to put…

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The Application of Human Rights Treaties in Wartime

This year the EJIL has been marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by publishing a series of articles on international human rights law. The international human rights movement was birthed in response to the atrocities during the second World War. It is therefore appropriate to examine the extent to which international human rights…

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