Victor Kattan

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Victor Kattan (@VictorKattan) is a senior research fellow at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore and an Associate Fellow at the Faculty of Law. He is also an Associate Fellow at Temple Garden Chambers in London. Victor has a PhD from the School of Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and an LLM from Leiden University’s Europa Institute. He is the inaugural winner of the Asian Society of International Law’s Young Scholar Prize, and is the author and editor of three books, including: From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1891-1949 (Pluto 2009) and, with the late Peter Sluglett, Violent Radical Movements in the Arab World: The Ideology and Politics of Non-State Actors (Bloomsbury 2019). He has written and spoken widely about various aspects of the Israel-Palestine dispute, the laws of war, human rights, and the history of international law. He is an occasional contributing writer to the English language edition of Ha’aretz.

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