Meet the teachers from our Summer Programme

Have you been nominated to SULaw's Summer Programme 2022? Then read more below to get to know your summer teachers!

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Session 1

The courses on offer for Session 1 of the 2022 edition of SULaw's Summer Programme are International Arbitration Law, The Role of Law in International Politics, Introduction to International Humanitarian Law and Legal pluralism in the 21st century. The Session dates are 27 June - 8 July 2022.

Lecturer Fabricio Fortese is the course director and main teacher for our summer course International Arbitration Law.

Fabricio Fortese, FCIArb, is currently a doctoral candidate at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. He has taught courses in international dispute resolution since 2014 at several universities and held a Visiting Scholar position at Columbia Law and a Fellow Visiting Research position at the National University of Singapore.

His research focuses on international arbitration law. Specifically, on the allocation, timing and extent of jurisdictional competence between national courts and arbitral tribunals. Also, on the character of judicial review of jurisdictional decisions made by arbitrators.

He is a Fellow of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators and a Board Member of the Nordic-Baltic Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA). He also has experience in the resolution of cross-border disputes, focusing on international trade, trade finance and trade insurance, finance, project finance and disputes involving insolvent entities.

Fabricio was educated in Argentina, the United Kingdom and Sweden. He holds a Law degree from Buenos Aires University, an LLM in International and Comparative Dispute Resolution from the Queen Mary University of London and an LLM in International Commercial Arbitration (ICAL) from Stockholm University.

Fabricio’s recent publications include Arbitration in Argentina (editor, Kluwer Law 2020), and Finances in International Arbitration, Liber Amicorum for Patricia Shaughnessy (co-editor, Kluwer Law 2019).

Assoc. Prof. Fatima Osman is the course director and main teacher for our summer course Legal pluralism in the 21st century.

Fatima Osman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Private law at the University of Cape Town where she lectures African Customary Law and the Law of Succession. Her research interests are primarily in notions of legal pluralism and customary law. She has written extensively on customary law in South Africa, the intersection between state and non-state law and the implications of bans on religious and cultural attire.

Dr. Kalyani Unkule is the course director and main teacher for our summer course The Role of Law in International Politics.

Dr. Kalyani Unkule is Associate Professor at Jindal Global Law School. She is also a visiting professor at ISDE Law and Business School in Spain and with the Erasmus Mundus MARIHE programme at Tampere University, Finland. Having completed her BA and MA degrees respectively in Economics and Social Work, in 2007 she received the Erasmus Mundus scholarship to pursue MA/MSc Global Studies at London School of Economics and University of Leipzig. Her doctoral work at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, was at the intersection of international relations theory and international law. She is the author of Internationalising the University: A Spiritual Approach, published by Palgrave Macmillan. Most recently, she is a recipient of the Commonwealth Peace and Reconciliation Challenge Grant for 2021-22.

Lecturer Sally Longworth is the course director and main teacher for our summer course Introduction to International Humanitarian Law.

Sally Longworth is a doctoral candidate in public international law at Stockholm University’s Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on the relationship between human rights law and international humanitarian law through the operation of the right to freedom of expression in armed conflict. The preliminary title is “The silence between spaces: freedom of expression in armed conflict”. Sally also conducts research on the law applicable to military operations, gender and armed conflict, and international criminal law and procedure.

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Sally Longworth

 

Session 2

The courses on offer for Session 2 of the 2022 edition of SULaw's Summer Programme are EU Law in Brief, Global Health and Law, International Criminal Law, and International Law, and Peace and Post-Conflict Transitions. The Session dates are 11 July - 22 July 2022.

Lecturer Arvin Tayari is the course director and main teacher for our summer course Introduction to EU Law in Brief.

Avin is a doctoral candidate and lecturer in European Law at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. He was the course manager for our advanced-level course on EU Competition Law between 2020 and 2021. He also teaches courses in EU Internal Market Law, Legal Methods in Research and Practice, and Law and Economics, as well as supervises master theses, and coaches students for the EU law moot court.

 

Prof. Sophia Charvel is the course director and main teacher for our summer course Global Health and Law.

Sofía Charvel is currently a full time Professor and Researcher at the Academic Department of Law, and Director of the Public Health Law Program at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, ITAM. As Director of the Public Health Law Program, she has organized several forums and academic dialogues with governmental institutions, civil society organizations, the private sector and several national and international personalities on relevant topics regarding law and health. She is a member of the editorial board of the collection called “Law, Health y Bioethics” of the Fontamara publishing house, and member of the Health Law Initiative Technical Committee of the World Bank Institute. Her research centers on health and law topics, among those included are: right to health protection, sanitary regulation, prioritization of health goods and interventions, judicialization of the right to health protection, regulation of chronic and transmissible diseases, and the regulation of the health sector. She has written several published articles on health and law, exposed in national and international dissemination magazines and has participated as a speaker in forums and conferences in Mexico and abroad.

Lecturer William underwood is the course director and main teacher for our summer courses International Criminal Law and International Law, Peace and Post-Conflict Transitions.

William Underwood is a doctoral candidate at Stockholm University and Junior Fellow of the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice. He researches and teaches in the areas of public and international law, peace, conflict and democratisation. He has consulted for the United Nations and International IDEA on peace agreements and post-conflict constitutions and was previously a diplomat and legal advisor for the Australian foreign ministry in Canberra and The Hague. He holds master’s degrees in international law from the University of Melbourne and in peace and conflict studies from Uppsala University.

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William Underwood

 

Session 3

The courses on offer for Session 3 of the 2022 edition of SULaw's Summer Programme are Law and Economics, Public International Law in Brief, Critical issues in International Human Rights law, and World Trade Law. The Session dates are 25 July - 5 August 2022.

Dr. Amrita Bahri is the course director and main teacher for our summer course World Trade Law.

Dr. Amrita Bahri is Associate Professor of International Trade Law at ITAM and Co-Chair Professor for WTO Chair Program (Mexico). Amrita is the Founding Chair of International Trade & Investment Law Research Group (Law Schools Global League, LSGL) and Founding Member of the South Asian International Economic Law Network (SAIELN). Amrita has published in the areas of international trade law, WTO dispute settlement, public private partnership for capacity-building in emerging economies, regional trade and gender justice. She has authored the monograph Public Private Partnership for WTO dispute settlement: Enabling Developing Countries (Edward Elgar, 2018). Her academic articles are published in prestigious journals including Journal of International Economic Law, World Trade Review, Journal of World Trade, European Journal of International Law, and others. Amrita also serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of International Economic Law (JIEL) and Journal of Law, Market & Innovation (JLMI). Working with ITC’s team, Amrita has designed the very first framework to measure gender-responsiveness of free trade agreements. She explains this framework in ITC’s policy paper titled “Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements”.

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Lecturer Daniel Pinheiro Astone is the course director and main teacher for our summer courses Public International Law in Brief and Law & Economics.

Daniel Pinheiro Astone is a doctoral candidate at Stockholm University and a Junior Fellow of the Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice. His main research interest lays in exploring intellectual property in the context of access to essential medicines as a negotiation between the right to property and the right to life, or more specifically, in terms of enabling situations of stable coexistence between abundance and lack. 

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Daniel Pinheiro Astone

Salona Lutchman is the course director and main teacher for our summer course Critical issues in International Human Rights law.

Salona Lutchman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the University of Cape Town since January 2013. She is currently the convenor of the postgraduate Human Rights Programme (LLM and MPhil). Salona convenes the LLB elective International Human Rights and the Constitution. On the postgraduate programme, she convenes the course International Protection of Women's Human Rights and co-convenes the International Rights of the Child course. She completed her LLB degree (summa cum laude) from the University of KwaZulu Natal in 2006 and thereafter completed her articles of clerkship at Routledge Modise attorneys in Johannesburg and was admitted as an attorney and notary of the High Court of South Africa. In 2009, Salona moved to Cape Town and joined the Department of Private Law as a teaching and research assistant. During this time, she was a research assistant to Professor Hanri Mostert and tutored Foundations of South African Law, Property Law and the Law of Persons and Marriage. In 2009 she was awarded a scholarship through the Academic Scholarship Programme to pursue her LLM studies at New York University (NYU). She completed her LLM degree in International Legal Studies at NYU over 2011-2012. On her return to UCT in 2012, she was appointed as a lecturer in the Department of Private law and taught the law of Succession.

Her research interests include Public International law and Human rights with a focus on children's rights and health law.

International Human Rights and the Constitution, International Protection of Women's Human Rights, International Rights of the Child.

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