Victor Kattan

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Victor Kattan (@VictorKattan) is Assistant Professor in Public International Law at the University of Nottingham School of Law.

Victor obtained his LL.B. from Brunel University London with Honours, his LL.M from the University of Leiden School of Law, and his Ph.D in international law from the School of Law at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, where he was awarded a scholarship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Victor is a member of the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of International Law and is Area Editor for the Middle East and Islam for Oxford Bibliographies of International Law. He was awarded the inaugural Asian Society of International Law Younger Scholar Prize for the best article published in the Asian Journal of International Law.

Victor is the author of one monograph, four edited books, and more than thirty single authored articles that have been published in peer reviewed journals. These include publications in Political Geography, the Melbourne Journal of International Law, the American Journal of International Law, the Leiden Journal of International Law, the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, the Asian Journal of International Law, and the Journal of the History of International Law. He has also published widely on social media, including scholarly blogs, such as EJIL: Talk! and Opinio Juris. His scholarship has been cited by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Judges of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), states in advisory proceedings before the ICJ, Special Rapporteurs to the UN Human Rights Council, the Congressional Research Service, and leading academics.

Victor’s recent publications include an edited book with Brian Cuddy, titled Making Endless War: The Vietnam and Arab-Israeli Conflicts in the History of International Law (Michigan University Press, 2023). His also the editor with Amit Ranjan of The Breakup of India and Palestine: The Causes and Legacies of Partition (Manchester University Press, 2023). He is also on LinkedIn.

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