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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
Germany

Room 4.10
Tel.: +49 234 32-27387
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NATIONALITY

German
   
RESEARCH INTERESTS

International Law
International Human Rights Law
Constitutional Law
Administrative Law
 
EDUCATION

10/2017 First Legal State Exam, Ruhr University Bochum (with distinction), specialization in International and European Law

06/2012 A levels (‘Abitur’), St. Ursula Gymnasium, Dorsten (Germany)
   
WORK EXPERIENCE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

since 12/2019

Editor, IFHV Working Paper Series
09/2019 - 01/2020

Junior Visiting Fellow, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
04/2019 PhD student representative in the final round of RUB's candidature for the Excellency Initiative of                            German Universities

Since 02/2019 Associate Member of the SYLFF Mikrokolleg on Forced Migration at Ruhr University Bochum

Since 01/2018 Research Associate and Doctoral Researcher, Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)

01/2018 – 01/2019 Fellow of the SYLFF Mikrokolleg on Forced Migration at Ruhr University Bochum

09/2016 – 03/2017 Coach of the Ruhr University team for the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

10/2015 – 12/2017 Student Assistant, Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
   
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS

01/2020 "A significant opening - On the HRC's groundbreaking first ruling in the case of a 'climate refugee'",                          völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/a-significant-opening/

10/2019 "In dubio contra bellum - Why the prohibition to use force will survive Turkey's operation Peace Spring", with Maximilian Bertamini, völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/in-dubio-contra-bellum/

12/2019 “The Obligation to Conduct Individual Refugee Status Determination Procedures under the ICCPR - Constructing a Convincing Legal Basis”, in: Humanitäres Völkerrecht / Journal for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, 2019 (3-4), 201-215.

05/2019 "Us & them - on xenophobic policies and human rights", Bofax No. 527E,  with Vanessa Bliecke, völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/us-them/
05/2019  "'Give me your money, you tired, poor and huddled masses!' On the introduction of application fees in U.S. asylum law", Bofax No. 524E, völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/give-me-your-money-you-tired-poor-and-huddled-masses/.

12/2018    “The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration – Hope for our Constitutive Commitments?”, verfassungsblog, https://verfassungsblog.de/the-global-compact-for-safe-orderly-and-regular-migration-hope-for-our-constitutive-commitments/.

01/2018    “Ausschluss von Familiennachzug ist völkerrechtlich großen Bedenken ausgesetzt.“, Interview with migazin, http://www.migazin.de/2018/01/24/interview-benedikt-behlert-ausschluss-familiennachzug/.

01/2018    “Aussetzung des Familiennachzugs – Ist es dem Völkerrecht wirklich so egal?“, verfassungsblog, https://verfassungsblog.de/aussetzung-des-familiennachzugs-ist-es-dem-voelkerrecht-wirklich-so-egal/.

11/2017    “Zeit und Internationales Recht”, Conference Report, Humanitäres Völkerrecht – Informationsschriften, 3/4 2017, with Theresa Bosl.

08/2016    „Latest Developments in Yemen after the Suspension of the Peace Talks“, Bofax No. 487E, http://ifhv.de/documents/bofaxe/bofaxe2016/487e.pdf.

10/2015    “Konsequenzen aus der Bombadierung des MSF-Krankenhauses in Kundus?”, Bofax No. 482E, with Tobias Ackermann, http://ifhv.de/documents/bofaxe/bofaxe2015/482d.pdf.

10/2015    „The Bombing of a Hospital in Kunduz – A grave violation of International Humanitarian Law?“, Bofax No. 480E, http://ifhv.de/documents/bofaxe/bofaxe2015/480e.pdf.

09/2015    „Die Unabhängigkeit der Krim – Annexion oder Sezession?“, IFHV Working Papers, http://ifhv.de/documents/workingpapers/wp5_2.pdf.
GRANTS AND AWARDS

08/2019

SYLFF Research Abroad (SRA) Grant for Junior Visiting Fellowship at the Graduate Institute Geneva
06/2019 RUB Research School PR.INT Conference Grant for “Forced Migration in Transition”, together with Robin Ramsahye, Corinna Land and UK Mong Marma

Since 02/2019    Doctoral Scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

02/2019    Inaugural Best Judge Award, Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition European Friendly, Lisbon

01/2018 – 01/2019    Doctoral Scholarship of The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research

11/2016    "Studierendenpreis" awarded by the rectorate of the Ruhr University for the best thesis of the law faculty ("Völkervertragsrecht als unmittelbarer Prüfungsmaßstab für abgeleitetes Unionsrecht?")

04/2016    Advanced Rounds Team, Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition International Rounds, Washington D.C.

02/2016    German National 3rd Place, Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition German National Rounds, Munich

02/2016    Gleiss Lutz Award for the Best Oralist, 3rd Place, Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition German National Rounds, Munich

10/2015 – 09/2017    Scholarship of the National Scholarship Program (‘Deutschlandstipendium’)
   
CONFERENCES AND PANELS

11/2019 Conference “Forced Migration in Transition: Perspectives from Social Science and Law”, Ruhr University Bochum, Member of the Organizing Committee

11/2018    Conference for the 30th Anniversary of the IFHV, Participation in Panel Discussion about the Refugee “Crisis” in Germany

10/2018    Second Conference of the Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung, Eichstätt, Germany,
Presentation on Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of Subsidiary Protection

05/2018    Panel Discussion on Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of Subsidiary Protection, i.a. with MdB Yasemin Fahimi

03/2018    “Die normative Kraft der Verfassung – 100 Jahre Konrad Hesse“, Conference, Ruhr University Bochum

09/2017    “Zeit und Recht“, Conference, Ruhr University Bochum

09/2016    “Protecting the Unprotected”, Conference on the Humanitarian Summit 2016, IFHV, Ruhr University Bochum

04/2016    Annual Meeting, American Society of International Law (ASIL), Washington, D.C.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
German (first language)
English (fluent)
French (Intermediate)
Russian (basic)
Latin (‘Latinum’)