SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Hedi Viterbo

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Hedi Viterbo
Department of Politics and International Studies

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law


London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)


Dr Hedi Viterbo
Email address:
020 7898 4741
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Office Hours:
Thursday 11:00-13:00


Hedi Viterbo is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at SOAS. He received his PhD in Law from LSE, and was previously a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School and a visiting researcher at Columbia University. His research interests include law and politics; state violence (especially in Israel/Palestine and the United States); childhood; sexuality.



Book Chapters

Viterbo, Hedi (2014) 'Defamation Law.' In: Harel, Alon, (ed.), Law, Sexuality and Gender Identity. Hebrew University. (Forthcoming)

Viterbo, Hedi (2012) 'The Age of Conflict: Rethinking Childhood, Law, and Age through the Israeli-Palestinian Case.' In: Freeman, Michael, (ed.), Law and Childhood Studies - Current Legal Issues Vol. 14. Oxford University Press, pp. 133-155.

Journal Articles

Viterbo, Hedi (2014) 'Seeing Torture Anew: A Transnational Reconceptualization of State Torture and Visual Evidence.' Stanford Journal of International Law, 50 (2). pp. 281-317.

Viterbo, Hedi (2010) 'The Crisis of Heterosexuality: The Construction of Sexual Identities in the Israeli Defamation Law.' Tel Aviv University Law Review, 53. pp. 5-50.

Viterbo, Hedi (2005) 'Guarantees of Collectivity: Israeli Education Law and the Erasure of Palestinian History.' Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Journal, 7. pp. 44-47.

Viterbo, Hedi (2004) 'From the Abyss of Oblivion to the Depths of the Feminine: A Poetic-Political Perspective on Gender and Sexuality.' Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Journal, 6. pp. 2-6.

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