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Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
Bochumer Fenster, 4th floor
Massenbergstraße 9 B
44787 Bochum

Room 4.10
Tel.: +49 234 32-27387
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PhD project: ‘The Conceptualization of Vulnerable Groups in Human Rights Law Through the Prism of Land'
(Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger)

Public International Law
International Human Rights Law
International Criminal Law
History and Theory of International Law

Since 2015   PhD student and Research Associate at Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict/Faculty of Law, Ruhr University Bochum
10/2007 - 09/2014   Law Studies and First Legal State Examination, Specialization in ‘International and European Law’, Ruhr University Bochum
09/2012 - 09/2013   Master 2: ‘Administration Internationale’, Sorbonne Law School (Université Paris 1)
08/2009–03/2010   Study Abroad Programme, University of Oklahoma School of Law
06/2007   A levels (‘Abitur’), Hildegardis Schule Hagen


Since 2015           Research Associate at IFHV
  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and in the NOHA Master Humanitarian Action (Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Legal Methodology, International Environmental Law, European Union Law, Diplomatic Law, International Organizations)
  • Assistant Editor: „International Humanitarian Action“ (NOHA Textbook)
  • In charge of „Young International Law” (YIL) Workshop Series
  • In charge of IFHV’s Social Media Presence
05/2011 - 03/2014   Student Assistant at IFHV
06/2013 - 09/2013   Legal Intern at United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Bangkok


2019   Book Review: 'Research Methods in Human Rights - A Handbook',
Edward Elgar Publishing 2018, Humanitäres Völkerrecht (HuV), Issue 1, 2019
2018   Bofax: 'Der Fall Sami. A: Zwischen „Abschiebung“ und „Zurückholung“',
No. 511D, 31 July 2018
2018   Bofax: 'Boris Becker: Diplomatische Immunität als Sonderbotschafter der Zentralafrikanischen Republik (ZAR)?', No. 507D, 26 June 2018
2017   Book Review: „The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights“, Verfassung in Recht und Übersee
2016   Blog Post: „The Human Right to Land, A Case of Too Many Rights Spoiling the Broth or
a Recipe for Justice?“, Völkerrechtsblog, 2 November
2015   Article: „Hybrid Warfare: zwischen Cyber-Attacken und Manipulation von Informationen“, together with Pierre Thielbörger, Die Friedenswarte, Issue 1-2, 2015.
2015      Bofax: ‘Palestine’s Accession to the Rome Statute: An Impediment to Peace?’,
No. 464E, 19 January


11/2018   Comment on Presentation by Judge Bertram Schmitt of the International Criminal Court
(with Özgen Özdemir), Conference for the 30th Anniversary of the IFHV, 29 November
10/2018   Presentation 'Einführung ins Völkerstrafrecht', Tagung für Rechtsreferendare und Konventionsbeauftragte: Verbreitung des Humanitären Völkerrechts, DRK-Landesverband Niedersachsen e.V., Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict and Ministry of Justice of Lower-Saxony, Bad Pyrmont, Germany, 7–8 October
02/2018     Presentation of PhD research, Young International Law Doctoral Workshop Series,
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, 1 February
11/2017   Presentation of PhD research: Yale Law School Doctoral Scholarship Conference
(International Law Wheel), New Haven, 10-11 November
08/2017   Presentation of PhD research: Asian Society of International Law (ASIANSIL) Junior Scholar Workshop, Yonsei University, Seoul, 24 August
11/2016   Participation in Trilateral Workshop "Comparative Perspectives on Land Governance in Brazil and India", organized by the Law & Society Institute Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, 4 November
09/2016   Organization: Pre-Conference Workshop (Protecting the Unprotected: Humanitarian Action and Human Rights after the World Humanitarian Summit), Bochum, 20 September
03/2016   Panel Presentation 'The Human Right to land', 4th biannual International Humanitarian Studies Association World Humanitarian Studies Conference (WHSC), Addis Ababa, 5-8 March


Since 2017   PhD Scholarship: Tokyo Foundation
Since 2015   International Realization Budget (IRB): RUB Research School
09/2012 - 08/2013   Graduate Scholarship: German Academic Scholarship Foundation
(‘Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes’)
11/2011 - 08/2011   Study Scholarship: German Academic Scholarship Foundation
(‘Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes’)
03/2011           Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition;
German Rounds: National Champion Award (Team), Best Oralist (Individual), International Rounds: Memorial Award for 13th place out of 123 teams

German (mother tongue)
English, French, Mauritian Creole (fluent)
Spanish (advanced)
Hindi/Urdu (beginner)