Vanessa Bliecke

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

    Education

    Since 04/2017
    Studies in Law, Ruhr University Bochum (Germany), specialization in ‘International and European Law’
    06/2015
    A levels (‘Abitur’), Freiherr-vom-Stein-Gymnaisum Lünen (Germany)

    Work Experience and other Activities

    07/2020 - 04/2021

    Student Coach for Ruhr University's 2021 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court team

    07/2019-03/2020

    Participation in the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (7th place out of 17, German National Rounds)

    08/2015-08/2016
    Weltwärts-program in Mexico (development volunteer service)

    Most recent Publications

    2021

    " 'Genetic Cleansing' Under the Guise of Women's Rights? - On Disability-Selective Abortion as a Means to Prevent Disability" with Vanessa Bliekce, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/genetic-cleansing-under-the-guise-of-womens-rights/

    2021

    "#ManuelaJusticiayEsperanza? - Some reflections on the hearings on Manuela and Others v. El Salvador" with Ella Schönleben and Jeremy De la Cruz Morales, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/manuelajusticiayesperanza/

    2021

    "Extensive violence instead of intensive protection - On police brutality against mentally challenged individuals" with Nadine Grünhagen, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/extensive-violence-instead-of-intensive-protection/.

    2020

    "Leaving no one behind? - Special needs in times of COVID-19", Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/leaving-no-one-behind/

    2019

    "Trumping Mexico’s Sovereignty? - On a potential US extension of the 'War on Terror' to a 'War on Cartels'" with Rouven Diekjobst, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/trumping-mexicos-sovereignty/

    2019

    "No voice, no rights, no protection? - The legal status of animals under international law", Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/no-voice-no-rights-no-protection/

    2019

    "Us & them - On xenophobic policies and human rights" with Benedikt Behlert, Völkerrechtsblog, https://voelkerrechtsblog.org/de/us-them/

    Grants and Awards

    Since 04/2017
    Scholarship of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

    Language Skills

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