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School of Law

Professor Matthew Craven

BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd

Overview

Matthew Craven
Faculty of Law and Social Sciences (L&SS)

Dean

School of Law

Professor of International Law

Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law

Director, Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law

Centre for Ottoman Studies

Member

Name:
Professor Matthew Craven
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4673
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
250
Office Hours:
By appointment

Biography

International law, human rights

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Antonia Mulvey, International Justice: Solution or Obstacles to Peace in Housing, Land and Property Conflicts
  • Hamzah Dawood Adesola, Impact of International Law on Islamic Law in Saudi Arabia
  • Khanapoj Joemrith, Enforcing Arbitral Awards Against Sovereign States : The Validity of Sovereign Immunity Defense in Investor-State Arbitration
  • Laila Fathi, Re-thinking transitional justice in a post-colonial context - analysis of the Franco-Algerian war and the reconciliation process (working title)
  • Micha Wiebusch, The Emerging Normative Framework of the African Union on Constitutionalism – The Legal Process and the Contribution to Peace, Security and Democratic State Building
  • Nandini S Boodia-Canoo, British decolonisation in Mauritius: a legal study
  • Owen Taylor, Revolution and International Law
  • Siavash Eshghi, International Law and Cyberspace: What is International about International Law?
  • Vincent Depaigne, Human rights and cultural identity in a constitutional framework: a comparative approach
  • Will Odogwu, Comparing Formal Legal Discourse across Sites of Global Adjudication of Investment Disputes: the Variable Significance of ‘General Principles of Law’ Rhetoric in the International Court, International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Treaty Arbitration.

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Global
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Craven, Matthew (2007) The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Oxford Monographs in International Law)

Craven, Matthew (1995) The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Perspective on its Development. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Edited Books

Craven, Matthew and Fitzmaurice, Malgosia and Vogiatzi, Maria, eds. (2007) Time, History and International Law. Leiden; Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. (Developments in International Law; 58)

Craven, Matthew and Fitzmaurice, M., eds. (2005) Interrogating the treaty: essays in the contemporary law of treaties. The Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers.

Book Chapters

Craven, Matthew (2012) 'The Invention of a Tradition: Westlake, The Berlin Conference and the Historicisation of International Law.' In: Vec, M. and Nuzzo, L., (eds.), Constructing International Law: The Birth of a Discipline. Frankfurt am Main: Klosterman, pp. 363-403.

Craven, Matt (2010) 'Statehood, Self-Determination and Recognition.' In: Evans, Malcolm D., (ed.), International Law. (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press, pp. 203-251.

Craven, Matthew (2007) 'The Violence of Dispossession: Extraterritoriality and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.' In: Baderin, Mashood and McCorquodale, Robert, (eds.), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action. Oxford University Press, pp. 71-88. (In Press)

Craven, Matthew (2006) 'Some Thoughts on the Emergent Right to Water.' In: Riedel, Eibe and Rothen, Peter, (eds.), The Human Right to Water. Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag.

Craven, Matthew (2005) 'Unity, Diversity and the Fragmentation of International Law.' In: Klabbers, J. and Tuori, T., (eds.), Finnish Yearbook of International Law, Volume 14 (2003). Brill, pp. 3-34.

Craven, Matthew (2005) 'What Happened to Unequal Treaties? The Continuities of Informal Empire.' In: Craven, M. and Fitzmaurice, M., (eds.), Interrogating the Treaty. Essays in the Contemporary Law of Treaties. Wolf Legal Publishers, pp. 43-80.

Craven, Matthew (2004) 'For the 'Common Good': Rights and Interests in the Law of State Responsibility.' In: Fitzmaurice, M. and Sarooshi, D., (eds.), Issues of State Responsibility before International Judicial Institutions. Hart Publishing, pp. 105-127.

Craven, Matthew (1998) 'The Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights under the Inter-American System of Human Rights.' In: D, eds, (ed.), The Inter-American System of Human Rights. Oxford University Press, pp. 289-321.

Articles

Craven, Matt (2012) 'On Foucault and Wolff or from Law to Political Economy.' Leiden Journal of International Law, 25 . pp. 627-645.

Craven, Matthew (2005) 'What Happened to Unequal Treaties? The Continuities of Informal Empire.' Nordic Journal of International Law, 74 . pp. 335-382.

Craven, Matthew and Marks, Susan and Simpson, Gerry and Wilde, Ralph (2004) ''We are Teachers of International Law'.' Leiden Journal of International Law, 17 . pp. 363-374.

Craven, Matthew (2002) 'Humanitarianism and the Quest for Smarter Sanctions.' European Journal of International Law, vol. 1 . pp. 43-61.

Craven, Matthew (2002) 'The Bosnia Case Revisited and the �New� Yugoslavia.' Leiden Journal of International Law, 15 . pp. 323-343.

Craven, Matthew (2000) 'Legal Differentiation and the Concept of the Human Rights Treaty in International Law.' European Journal of International Law, 11 (3). pp. 489-519.

Craven, Matthew (1998) 'The Problem of State Succession and the Identity of States under International Law.' European Journal of International Law, 9 . pp. 142-162.

Craven, Matthew (1997) 'The Genocide Case, the Law of Treaties and State Succession.' British Yearbook of International Law, 68 . pp. 127-163.

Craven, Matthew (1996) 'The European Community Arbitration Commission on Yugoslavia.' British Yearbook of International Law, 66 . pp. 333-413.

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