Visiting dates: 27 February – 8 March 2017
Professor Jure Vidmar is Chair of Public International Law at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Prior to that, he held several teaching and research positions at Oxford University, where he was Research Fellow of St John's College, Research Fellow of the Institute of European and Comparative Law, and a member of the Oxford Law Faculty. He was also a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School and a Post-Doc at the Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam. Professor Vidmar has taught in several areas of law, including public international law, EU law, human rights, public law, jurisprudence, and criminal law. His book 'Democratic Statehood in International law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice' (Oxford, Hart, 2013) was a joint Runner-up for the Society of Legal Scholars Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2014. He also co-edited (with Erika de Wet) 'Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights' (Oxford, OUP, 2012). Professor Vidmar serves on the editorial board of the Netherlands International Law Review, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Hague Yearbook of International Law.