Evelyne Schmid

About/Bio

Evelyne Schmid is a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Basel. She was previously a lecturer for international and European law at Bangor University (Wales, UK) and acted as the project coordinator for the International Criminal Court's Legal Tools Project at TRIAL in Geneva. She holds degrees from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva and from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and is the author of Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law (CUP, 2015).

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Book Discussion: Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law: A Response to Cryer, Stahn and Van den Herik

I am grateful, first, to Robert Cryer, Carsten Stahn and Larissa Van den Herik for the thoughtfulness with which they have engaged with my book Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law. Such constructive engagement is a precious encouragement not only for me as a scholar but for anyone who…

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Book Discussion: Introducing Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law

I begin with warm thanks to the editors of the blog and to the three discussants who have agreed to comment on my book. ‘Taking Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Seriously in International Criminal Law’ shows that the same factual situation can sometimes be described simultaneously as a violation of an economic, social or cultural…

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