Award-winning dissertation: A comparative analysis of the role of lawyers in the settlement of international disputes and the development of international law
In conversation with Jonathan Kabre
In today’s conversation, Dr Jonathan Kabre explains how his academic journey in the field of international relations led him to winning the 2020 Law Faculty Prize (Prix de Faculté) from the University of Lausanne for the best doctoral dissertation. His dissertation, through a comparative analysis of case-law of selected international courts and tribunals, examines the role of private lawyers (counsel and advocates) in the settlement of international disputes and their contribution to the development of international law. The monograph, coming from this dissertation, is in the editing process and should be out before the end of the year.
Dr Kabre is the Programme Manager of the LLM in International Trade and Investment Law in Africa (TILA) presented by Centre for Human Rights and his research focuses on the areas of global economic governance, business and human rights and the settlement of international disputes. He is also Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the International Development Law Unit (IDLU). He was awarded the 2020 Law Faculty Prize (Prix de Faculté) from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland for the best doctoral dissertation. Dr Kabre was also awarded a grant to support the publication of his dissertation. This prize was awarded during the opening ceremony for the 2020 courses at the University of Lausanne, which took place on 15 September 2020.
This conversation was recorded on 26 October 2020.
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