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The Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) succeeds the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL), which was established in 2011 at the University of Cambridge. CILJ is a double-blind peer review journal with a broad focus on international law. CILJ publishes in all areas of international law, including regional and transnational legal regimes, such as European Union Law. CILJ provides a platform for both young and well-established academics to publish outstanding research on cutting edge, highly topical international law issues alongside, and in dialogue, with each other. CILJ is well-served by an Academic Review Board made up of distinguished international law experts from around the world. Additionally, the CILJ blog and the CILJ annual conference are integral parts of the journal.
Professor Eyal Benvenisti, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre, Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge
Niall O’Connor, University of Cambridge
Lan Nguyen, University of Cambridge
Professor Catherine Barnard, Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Professor John Bell, Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
Dr Kate Miles, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
John Adenitire, Ya Lan Chang, Raffael Fassel, Natalie Jones, Ridhi Kabra
Academic Review Board
Professor Freya Baetens, Professor of Public International Law, PluriCourts Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
Professor Cecilia Marcela Bailliet, Professor of Law, University of Oslo
Dr John Barker, Fellow of Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Fellow of Hughes Hall
Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law and Labour Law, University of Cambridge; Co-director, Centre for European Legal Studies; Fellow of Trinity College
Dr Lorand Bartels, University Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Director of Studies and Graduate Tutor of Trinity Hall
Professor John Bell, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Public Law, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Pembroke College
Dr Eirik Bjorge, Senior Lecturer in International Law, Bristol University
Dr Fernando Bordin, John Thornely Fellow in Law, Sidney Sussex College; Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
Dr Daniel Clarry, Fellow in Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Affiliated Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge; Senior Legal Expert, International Development Law Organization
Dr Anthony Cullen, Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University
Dr Daria Davitti, Assistant Professor in Law, University of Nottingham
Dr Geert De Baere, Assistant Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Professor Zachary Douglas, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute in Geneva; Barrister at Matrix Chambers
Professor Alex Oude Elferink, Director and Professor, Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, Utrecht University
Dr David Erdos, University Lecturer in Law and the Open Society; Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Dr Veronika Fikfak, Fellow of Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge
Professor Charles Garraway, Fellow of Human Rights Centre, University of Essex; former Stockton Professor, United States Naval War College
Dr Markus Gehring, University Lecturer, Deputy Director, Centre for European Legal Studies, Tutor in Sustainable Development Law, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Hughes Hall
Dr Joanna Gomula, Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Visiting Fellow, Queen Mary College, University of London
Dr Tom Grant, Research Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge
Professor Christine Gray, Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge; Fellow of St. John's College
Professor Douglas Guilfoyle, Professor of Law, Monash University
Dr Gleider Hernández, Lecturer and Deputy Director of Postgraduate Studies, University of Durham
Dr Jessie Hohmann, Lecturer, Queen Mary University
Dr Valentin Jeutner, Postdoctoral Fellow, Lund University
Dr Daniel Joyce, Lecturer, University of New South Wales
Dr Brian McGarry, Lecturer, Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement, University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies; Researcher, Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement; Attorney, New York Bar
Dr Francesco Messineo, Associate Legal Officer, International Court of Justice
Dr Marko Milanovic, Lecturer, University of Nottingham
Dr Cameron Miles, Barrister, 3 Verulam Buildings
Dr Alex Mills, Reader in Public and Private Law International Law, University College London
Professor Daniel Moeckli, Assistant Professor of Public International Law and Constitutional Law, University of Zurich
Dr Eva Nanopoulos, Bob Alexander College Lecturer and Fellow in Law, King's College; Affiliated Lecturer, University of Cambridge
Ms Penelope Nevill, Tutor, King’s College London; Barrister, 20 Essex Street
Dr Sarah Nouwen, University Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Pembroke College
Professor Roger O'Keefe, Professor of Public International Law, University College of London
Dr Tiina Pajuste, Research Associate of Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
Dr Martins Paparinskis, Lecturer, University College London
Dr Kate Parlett, Barrister, 20 Essex Street Chambers
Dr Surabhi Ranganathan, University Lecturer in International Law; Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
Dr Pippa Rogerson, University Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Gonville and Caius College
Ms Evgeniya Rubinina, Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Professor Philippe Sands QC, Professor of Law , University College London; Barrister, Matrix Chambers
Dr Andrew Sanger, Volterra Fietta Junior Research Lecturer, Newnham College; Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law
Mr Daniel Saxon, Assistant Professor and Tutor, Leiden University
Professor Malcolm Shaw QC, Research Professor in International Law, University of Leicester; Senior Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Barrister, Essex Court Chambers
Professor Eleanor Spaventa, Professor of European Union Law, Durham University
Mr Christopher Thomas, Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Kimberley Trapp, Lecturer, University College London
Dr Isabelle Van Damme, Lawyer, Van Bael & Bellis, Brussels
Professor Guglielmo Verdirame, Professor of Law, King’s College, University of London
Dr Michael Waibel, University Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; Fellow of Jesus College
Dr Ralph Wilde, Reader, University College London
Dr Rumiana Yotova, College Lecturer in Law, Lucy Cavendish College; Affiliated Lecturer, University of Cambridge
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ISSN Print 2398-9173
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