Talita de Souza Dias

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Dr. Talita Dias (@tdesouzadias) is the Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House’s International Law Programme. Prior to that, she was the Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law at Jesus College, Oxford, and a Research Fellow with the Oxford Institute for Ethics Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

She is a founding member of the Oxford Process on International Law Protections in Cyberspace, a research project looking to clarify the extent to which international law applies to information and communications technologies.

Dr Dias is an international lawyer with over nine years of combined academic, policy and practical experience. Her work has been published in leading international law journals and cited by different international institutions, such as the International Criminal Court.

She has testified before the UK House of Commons’ Sub-Committee on Online Harms and Disinformation and provided evidence before different parliamentary committees. She holds a DPhil in Law and a Magister Juris degree from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil, where she is a qualified lawyer. She is also on LinkedIn.

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