Nicola Perugini


Nicola Perugini is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. He is the co-author of The Human Right to Dominate and is completing a book on human shields and the ethics of humane violence (forthcoming 2020). The research for this project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme MSCA-IF-2015-703225.

Recently Published

Hospital Bombings: Empirical and Theoretical Fallacies of Those Rejecting a Ban

The argument we advance in our recent EJIL Article, ‘‘Hospital Shields’ and the Limits of International Law’, emerged from analysis of empirical data showing how, during the past several years, hospitals were being bombed on a daily basis. Comparing these attacks with official statements released by actors suspected of bombing hospitals, we discovered that…

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