SOAS University of London

School of Law

Professor Matthew Craven

BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Matthew Craven
School of Law

PhD Programme Convenor (Terms 2 & 3)

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

Academic Board

Ex-officio Member

REF Steering Group

Academic Representative

Name:
Professor Matthew Craven
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4673
Building:
Senate House
Office No:
S334
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesdays 15:30 - 17:00hrs

Biography

International law, human rights

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Modules Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Christopher Argyris, Nothing Secedes Like Succession: Why Self-Determination Movements Fail to Achieve State Sovereignty and International Recognition
  • Denise Naicker, The Co-production of Nuclear Technology and Global Political Order
  • Kuuya Vuyelwa, The regional protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A comparative analysis of the position in Europe, the America's and Africa
  • Melinda Janki , External self-determination under international law.
  • 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
  • Panagiotis Gkagkatsi, Critique of Economic Sanctions and connection with the general state of international law. The absence of examination of material circumstances, postcolonialism and socioeconomic rights.
  • Riccardo Labianco, Public International Law and the Responsibility of Arms-Exporting States
  • Syed Masud Reza,

Expertise

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Publications

Authored Books

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

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

Articles

Craven, Matthew (2021) 'The Tyranny of Strangers: Transformative Occupations Old and New'. London Review of International Law, (9) 2, pp 197-218.

Craven, Matthew (2019) '‘Other Spaces’: Constructing the Legal Architecture of a Cold War Commons and the Scientific-Technical Imaginary of Outer Space'. European Journal of International Law, (30) 2, pp 547-572.

Craven, Matthew (2015) 'Between Law and History: the Berlin Conference of 1884-85 and the Logic of Free Trade'. London Review of International Law, (3) 1, pp 31-59.

Craven, Matthew and Drew, Catriona and Humphreys, S. and Lang, A. and Marks, S. (2013) 'The London Review of International Law Begins'. London Review of International Law, (1) 1, pp 1-5.

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.

Edited Books or Journals

Craven, Matthew and Pahuja, Sundhya and Simpson, Gerry, (eds.), (2019) International Law and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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 (2021) 'The Time of Revolution: Decolonisation, Heterodox International Legal Historiography and the Problem of the Contemporary'. In: Chalmers, Shane and Pahuja, Sundhya, (eds.), Routledge Handbook of International Law and the Humanities. London: Routledge.

Craven, Matthew and Pahuja, Sundhya and Simpson, Gerry (2019) 'Reading and Unreading a Historiography of Hiatus'. In: Craven, Matthew and Pahuja, Sundhya and Simpson, Gerry, (eds.), International Law and the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 1-24.

Craven, Matthew (2019) 'Colonial Fragments: Decolonization, Concessions, and Acquired Rights'. In: von Bernstorff, Jochen and Dann, Philipp, (eds.), The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era. Oxford University press, pp 102-124.

Craven, Matthew and Parfitt, Rose (2018) 'Statehood, Self-Determination and Recognition'. In: Evans, Malcolm, (ed.), International Law, 5th Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 177-226.

Craven, Matthew (2018) 'The Ends of Consent'. In: Bowman, Michael J. and Kritsiotis, Dino, (eds.), Conceptual and Contextual Perspectives on the Modern Law of Treaties. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 103-135.

Craven, Matthew (2016) 'Theorising the Turn to History in International Law'. In: Orford, Anne and Hoffman, Florian, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 21-37.

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, Matthew (2012) 'Colonialism and Domination'. In: Fassbender, Bardo and Peters, Anne, (eds.), Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 862-889.

Craven, Matt (2010) 'Statehood, Self-Determination and Recognition'. In: Evans, Malcolm D., (ed.), International Law. (3rd ed.). Oxford: 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: Oxford University Press, pp 71-88.

Craven, Matthew (2006) 'Some Thoughts on the Emergent Right to Water'. In: Riedel, Eibe and Rothen, Peter, (eds.), The Human Right to Water. Berlin: 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: Harris, David J. and Livingstone, Stephen, (eds.), The inter-American system of human rights. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp 289-321.

Other

Drew, Catriona and Craven, Matthew (2014) 'Invoking the Language of ‘Savagery’ and ‘Barbarism’ in International Law Debates' OUPBlog.

 

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