Dino Kritsiotis

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Dino Kritsiotis is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Nottingham, where he also serves as the Co-Director of the Nottingham International Law & Security Centre (NILSC) and as the Head of the International Humanitarian Law Unit. He is also regular member of the summer human rights faculty at the University of Oxford. Professor Kritsiotis specializes in the international law on the use of force and international law of armed conflict, as well as general public international law (especially the history and theory of the discipline). He is co-editor (with Michael J. Bowman) of Conceptual and Contextual Perspectives on the Modern Law of Treaties (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

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Favourite Readings 2022

James Crawford, Chance, Order, Change: The Course of International Law (Brill, 2014) Fareda Banda, African Migration, Human Rights and Literature (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020) Jorge E. Viñuales (ed.), The UN Friendly Declaration at 50: An Assessment of the Fundamental Principles of International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2020) Claudia Rankine, Just Us: An American Conversation (Allen…

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On the Phylum and Logic of Human Rights

Dino Kritsiotis is Chair of Public International Law in the University of Nottingham, where he heads the International Humanitarian Law Unit of the Human Rights Law Centre (established in November 2012). The question of the existence of a ‘general’ international human rights law suggests a discrete system of traditions, practices and routines that…

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Close Encounters of A Sovereign Kind

Dino Kritsiotis is Reader in Public International Law at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. He specializes in international law on the use of force and armed conflict, democracy, the United Nations, as well as the history and theory of international law. I am delighted to accept this invitation of Dapo Akande and Nehal Bhuta of…

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