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Personal profile

Biography

Rotem Giladi studied law at the University of Essex, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the University of Michigan where he obtain a doctoral degree (S.J.D.). He taught international law at the Hebrew University Law Faculty, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Helsinki and Leipzig University. Before joining Roehampton Law School, he worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross, in diplomatic service, and in policy thinktanks.

Research interests

Rotem Giladi’s research explores the intersection of theory, ideas, power, culture, and race in the history of international law, the laws of law in particular; as well as the meeting points between the history of international law and modern Jewish history 

Research projects

Present projects:

  • Senior researcher, Nathan Feinberg and His Contemporaries: Jewish International Lawyers and the Sovereign Condition (Israel Science Foundation Grant, 2019—2022, PI: Prof. Yfaat Weiss), under the auspices of the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture—Simon Dubnow, Leipzig, Germany
  • Senior researcher, Hebrew University History Project (led by Professors Yfaat Weiss and Uzi Rebhun)

Past projects:

  • Apartheid—The Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation, 1948—1990 (European Research Council Project; PI: Prof. Louise Bethlehem)
  • The Promise and Limits of International Courts and Tribunals—Exploring the Conditions for Effective International Adjudication (European Research Council Project; PI: Prof. Yuval Shany)

Professional affiliations

Associate Researcher at the Leibnitz Institute for Jewish History and Culture—Simon Dubnow, Leipzig

Teaching

Rotem Giladi taught a wide scope of international law courses at the Hebrew University Law Faculty, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Helsinki and Leipzig University. At Roehampton Law (2021-22), he teaches Public Law and Human Rights; Law & Legal Research; and Human Rights Law 

Consultancy work

Including governmental services, humanitarian organisations, and thinktanks—in particular in the context of the Mideast peace process and conflict and humanitarian law and action 

Qualifications

S.J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 2011

LL.M. University of Michigan Law School, 2009

LL.M. magna cum laude, Hebrew University, 2001

LL.B. University of Essex, 1993

External positions

Associate Researcher , Leibnitz Institute for Jewish History and Culture—Simon Dubnow, Leipzig

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Keywords

  • KZ Law of Nations
  • International law
  • history
  • theory
  • culture
  • organisations
  • D204 Modern History
  • global history
  • war
  • empire
  • colonialism
  • legal history
  • diplomatic history
  • Jewish history
  • JX International law
  • history
  • theory
  • culture
  • laws of war
  • institutions
  • courts and tribunals
  • genocide
  • human rights
  • refugee law
  • race
  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
  • empire
  • race
  • colonialism
  • law
  • history