Wouter Werner


Wouter Werner is professor international law at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He also holds an extraordinary chair at the University of Curacao.

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Re-enacting ourselves: academic behavior in research seminars

This blog is about two similar events: one in Amsterdam, the other in Florence. Both events looked like a normal research seminar. We booked a room, circulated a paper in advance, we arranged a discussant and a chair. A paper was presented and comments and questions followed. It was also meant as a normal seminar, except for one…

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A Brechtian Way of Mooting

This year, international legal education reached a (cinematic) milestone. The documentary film African Moot (Shameela Seedat, African Moot, 2022) was showcased at the international documentary festival HotDoc and entered several other film festivals across the world. The film follows a group of law students who take part in the annual African Human Rights Moot Competition. The audience…

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