Dr Roger O'Keefe

Deputy Director
University Senior Lecturer in Law; Magdalene College

Dr Roger O'Keefe, B.A., LL.B. (Hons) (Sydney), LL.M., Ph.D. (Cantab.), Deputy Director, Lauterpacht Centre; University Senior Lecturer in Law; Fellow & College Lecturer in Law, Magdalene College.  Roger took a B.A. in History and Italian and an LL.B. with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney, Australia, before coming to Cambridge in 1995.  After obtaining First Class Honours in his LLM and the Clive Parry Prize for International Law, he was awarded his PhD in 2000.  He has published in the British Yearbook of International Law, where he is also responsible for the section 'Cases in British Courts involving Public International Law', as well as in the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, the Netherlands International Law Review, the Revue Belge de Droit International, on which he is a member of the Conseil Scientifique, the Baltic Yearbook of International Law, the African Journal of International and Comparative Law and the Journal of International Criminal Justice.  He was awarded the International Journal of Criminal Justice-Giorgio La Pira Prize 2004 for his article 'Universal Jurisdiction: Clarifying the Basic Concept'.  His book The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflictwas published by Cambridge University Press in December 2006.  He teaches international law, international criminal law and the law of armed conflict.  His research interests are varied, but focus mainly on international criminal law, international cultural heritage law and the relationship between international and domestic law. 

Email: rmo20@cam.ac.uk
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