Rouven Diekjobst

Student Assistant

    Address

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

    Nationality

    German

    Research Interests

    Public International Law, International Environmental Law, International Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law

    Education

    Since 10/2016
    Studies in Law, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
    06/2015
    A levels ('Abitur'), Burggymnasium, Essen (Germany)

    Work Experience and other Activities

    01/2020 - 03/2020

    Assistant to Tobias Ackermann and Sebastian Wuschka during the editing process of “Investments in Conflict Zones” (Brill, 2020)

    09/2019-03/2020
    Student Coach of Ruhr-University’s 2020 Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Team, 7th place (out of 17) at the German national rounds and winner of the Best Respondent Memorial Award
    Since 05/2019
    Member of Ruhr-University Bochum’s Law and Global Challenges Study Group
    Since 02/2019
    Representative of the student assistants, IFHV
    09/2018-02/2019
    Participation in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 4th place (out of 19) at the German national rounds
    Since 02/2019

    Representative of the student assistants, IFHV

    Since 01/2019
    Student Assistant, IFHV
    01/2018 - 11/2020

    Student Assistant, Chair for Civil Law, Commercial Law, and Sports Law, RUB

    Most recent Publications

    2021

    “Sea-level Rise and Public International Law: The Case of “Lost” States”, in: Humanitäres Völkerrecht / Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 2021 (1-2), 50 – 61 

    2021

    “Klima Urteil gegen Shell: Meilenstein für Unternehmen und Menschenrechte“, together with Pierre Thielbörger, Legal Tribune Online, 01.06.2021

    2020

    “Of crabbed age and bold youth”, Bofax No. 577E, together with Nadine Grünhagen, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/of-crabbed-age-and-bold-youth/

    2020

    “Das Menschenrechtssystem der Vereinten Nationen als Instrument zum Klimaschutz – mehr als nur ein Provisorium?“, in: Humanitäres Völkerrecht / Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 2020 (3-4), 353 – 370

    2020

    “Human Rights as Means to Challenge Climate Change Injustices”, together with Benedikt Behlert, in: WorldRiskReport 2020, 35 – 42

    2020

    “Follow the money and see where it goes”, Bofax No. 551E, together with Timeela Manandhar, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/follow-the-money-and-see-where-it-goes-unmasking-the-eus-libya-programme/ 

    2019

    “Trumping Mexico’s Sovereignty?”, Bofax No. 540E, together with Vanessa Bliecke, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/trumping-mexicos-sovereignty/

    2019

    “Playing with Fire”, Bofax No. 535E, together with Lennard Dute, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/playing-with-fire/

    2019

    “The international whaling regime – a law with no teeth?”, Bofax No. 529E, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/the-international-whaling-regime/

    2019

    „Ein Plädoyer für den Jessup“, together with Darius Bentrup, Judith Prasse and Ella Schönleben, in: Humanitäres Völkerrecht / Journal for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict 2019 (1-2), 115-117

    2019

    „Zu den verfassungsrechtlichen Anforderungen an die Fixierung“, Comment to Federal Constitutional Court Judgment 2 BvR 309/15 (24.07.2018), in: Rechtsprechungsreport der Ruhr-Universität Bochum 01/2019, 1.

    2019

    “New Peak in the dispute concerning the Golan Heights”, Bofax No. 519E, together with Judith Prasse, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/new-peak-in-the-dispute-concerning-the-golan-heights/

    2019

    “Trading Blows”, Bofax No. 517E, together with Maximilian Bertamini, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/trading-blows/

    Grants and Awards

    Since 07/2019

    Scholarship of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation

    2019
    IFHV Research Award 2019
    10/2018-06/2019
    Scholarship of the National Scholarship Program (‘Deutschlandstipendium’)

    Conferences and Panels

    2021

    Webinar Series “Covid-19 Vaccinations and International Law”, Co-Organizer and Co-Moderator, recordings available here and here

    2020

    10th UN-Research Colloquium on “The UN and Resources”, 08 – 10 October 2020, Bochum, Presentation on “The Implications of Sea-level Rise for International Law: The Case of “Lost” States”

    2020

    Working Group of Critical Legal Scholars Bochum, Presentation on “Klimawandel und Menschenrechte”

    2019
    Regional Human Rights Systems from a Comparative Perspective, International Conference, 12 – 13 December 2019, EUI Florence, Assistant Organizer

    Language Skills

    German (mother tongue)
    English (fluent)
    French (beginner)
    Latin (‘Latinum’)
    Spanish (basic skills)