SOAS University of London

School of Law

Matthew Craven

BA, LLM, PhD (Nottingham) DipEd
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Overview

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Christopher Argyris, Nothing Secedes Like Succession: Why Self-Determination Movements Fail to Achieve State Sovereignty and International Recognition
  • Dan He, Working Title: Personification of State as ‘Corporation’
  • Hu Yuan Qiong, Transforming Patent Paradigm for Essential Health Innovation: Alternative Conceptual Framework Building towards Open Innovation (working title)
  • 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 colonial legacy in Mauritius: Law and Society
  • Sujith Koonan, The Right to Sanitation in India: A Multi-faceted Right in Search of a Comprehensive Framework
  • 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.
  • Yuan Qiong Hu, Transforming Patent Paradigm for Essential Health Innovation: Alternative Conceptual Framework Building towards Open Innovation (working title)

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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. (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 or Journal Volumes

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 (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 University Press. (Oxford Handbooks)

Craven, Matthew (2016) 'The Ends of Consent.' In: Conceptual and Contextual Perspectives on the Modern Law of Treaties. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)

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 University Press, pp. 862-889.

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.

Journal Articles

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, 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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