Current News

Customary IHL Project updates ICRC database

Thursday, 23 June 2016

On 6 June 2016, the award-winning online Customary IHL Database of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was updated with State practice from five countries.

Lorand Bartels promoted to Reader at the University of Cambridge

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Congratulations to LCIL Fellow Lorand Bartels, who has been promoted to Reader in the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, with effect from 1 October 2016.

Driveway resurfacing work at the Lauterpacht Centre May-June 2016

Friday, 27 May 2016

Works to repair the front driveway at no. 5 Cranmer Road began on Monday 23 May and are expected to take about two weeks. The work will be done in two halves, with the area outside the main (blue) door completed first, and the area outside the door to the Finley library (white door) completed second. The area that is under repair will be fenced off and inaccessible, so entry to the building may be by an alternative entrance. 

LCIL hosts Legal Tools for Peace-Making project workshop

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Legal Tools for Peace-Making Workshop

13-14 May 2016

The Legal Tools for Peace-Making Project, based at the Lauterpacht Centre, hosted a panel of expert academics and practitioners for a workshop to exchange ideas on the outputs of the project.

LCIL welcomes new Visiting Fellows

Monday, 18 April 2016

The Lauterpacht Centre has this week welcomed 6 new Visiting Fellows to Cambridge. The Fellows come from academic institutions in Belgium, Hong Kong, Japan, Switzerland and the UK and are staying for research visits of between 2 and 8 months. Their projects cover a range of subjects in international law, including environmental law, armed conflict, property law and legal philosophy.



Here are a few photographs from the Visiting Fellows' welcome coffee this morning:

Dr Veronika Fikfak wins British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Award

Monday, 21 March 2016

Lauterpacht Centre Fellow Dr Veronika Fikfak has been awarded the British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Award for her project The Future of Human Rights in the United Kingdom. These awards are given to established early career scholars to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through the organisation of events, training, and mentoring activities for a wide range of

LCIL Fellow Sarah Nouwen wins Leiden Journal of International Law prize

Friday, 26 February 2016

The Leiden Journal of International Law has awarded Sarah Nouwen with the prize for the best article published in the journal over the past three years.

Understanding the New Paris Agreement on Climate Change: video now online

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Video and audio recordings from last week's guest lecture Understanding the New Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Prospects for "Climate Justice" and Sustainable Development are now available online.