Rogier Bartels

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Dr. Rogier Bartels (@RogierBartels) is a Legal Officer in the Chambers of the International Criminal Court. Since 2019 and 2020, respectively, he is also a part-time judge in the District Court of Amsterdam and part-time appeals judge at the Court of Appeals in The Hague, where he sits on domestic criminal trials or extradition cases approximately once a month.

Prior to his present positions, Rogier worked, amongst others, as an assistant professor in military law at the Netherlands Defence Academy, an Associate Legal Officer in Chambers at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and as a legal adviser at the International Humanitarian Law Division of the Netherlands Red Cross.

Rogier has taught full international humanitarian law or international criminal law courses at several universities, and regularly gives guest lectures at academic institutions or as part of professional trainings. He is a senior research fellow of the Amsterdam Center for International Law (of the University of Amsterdam). Rogier’s publications deal mostly with international humanitarian law and (international) criminal law, and the interplay between these fields.

Rogier obtained his law degree from the University of Utrecht (2003), and received an LL.M. from the University of Nottingham (2004), as well as a doctorate in law from the University of Amsterdam (2022).

The views expressed are Rogier’s alone and do not necessarily reflect those of any of the above-mentioned institutions.


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