Helen McDermott

About/Bio

Helen McDermott is an Associate Editor of EJIL:Talk! She is a Research Associate on the ERC-funded project: “The Individualisation of War: Reconfiguring the Ethics, Law, and Politics of Armed Conflict”, European University Institute, Florence, a Research Associate with the Oxford Institute of Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, and Visiting Scholar at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

Recently Published

The Sixth Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict: Introduction to a Joint Blog Series

Over the coming weeks, three blogs -the ICRC Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog, EJIL Talk! and Lawfare-  will host a joint blog symposium on International Law and Armed Conflict. The series will feature posts by some of the participants at the Sixth Annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict, which was held at the European University Institute in Florence in…

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EJIL Debate: Jean d’Aspremont’s Article on the Blurring of Interpretation and Sources in the ICJ Case on Whaling in the Antarctic

The blog is happy to announce that over the next few days, we will host a discussion of Jean d’Aspremont’s article, ‘The International Court of Justice, the Whales, and the Blurring of the Lines between Sources and Interpretation‘. The debate will open this afternoon with Professor Hugh Thirlway’s reaction to  d’Aspremont’s article. We will continue the…

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New EJIL: Live! Interview with Merris Amos on her Article “The Value of the European Court of Human Rights to the United Kingdom”

In this episode of EJIL: Live! the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, speaks with Professor Merris Amos of Queen Mary University of London, whose article “The Value of the European Court of Human Rights to the United Kingdom” appears as the first piece in the “Focus” section on Human Rights…

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