“Jus post bellum and Dilemmas of Individual Criminal Responsibility ” 11/18



The Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion
2008-2009 Lecture Series


Carsten Stahn

Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
Leiden University

" Jus post bellum and Dilemmas of Individual Criminal Responsibility "
Tuesday, November 18, 5:00 pm
Boston University Photonics Center
8 Saint Mary's Street, Room 211


This lecture is free and open to the public.


The lecture will focus on approaches towards and dilemmas of individual criminal responsibility in the context of an emerging jus post bellum.

Dr Carsten Stahn is Associate Professor of International Criminal Law and Programme Director of the Grotius Centre of International Legal Studies. He has previously worked as Legal Officer in Chambers of the International Criminal Court (2003-2007) and as Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2000-2003). He obtained his PhD degree (summa cum laude) from Humboldt University Berlin after completing his First and Second State Exam in Law in Germany. He holds LL.M. degrees from New York University and Cologne/Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne). Dr Stahn is author of The Law and Practice of International Territorial Administration: Versailles to Iraq and Beyond (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and numerous articles on international criminal law and transitional justice, as well as co-editor of several collections of essays in the field of international criminal law (The Emerging Practice of the International Criminal Court, Martinus Nijhoff, 2008, Future Perspectives on International Criminal Justice, T.M.C. Asser Press - Cambridge University Press, 2009). He is Senior ICC editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law, Managing Editor of the Criminal Law Forum and Correspondent of the Netherlands International Law Review. He coordinates the Marie Curie Research Course and Top Summer School on International Criminal Law and is co-proponent of the Interest Group on Peace and Security of the European Society of International Law.