Yael Ronen

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Yaël Ronen is Professor of Law at Sha’arei Mishpat Academic Center for Science and Law, and a research fellow at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is also the academic editor of the Israel Law Review, published by Cambridge University Press. Her areas of interest include issues of statehood and territorial status, particularly as they intersect with questions of human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law. She received her LLB and LLM from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her PhD from the University of Cambridge, England. Prior to embarking on an academic career, Professor Ronen served almost a decade as a career diplomat and lawyer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was a member of the Israeli team in the negotiations over the Israel-Palestinian Interim Agreement (the Oslo Accord). Her book publications include Transition from Illegal Regimes under International Law (CUP 2011), and among her recent articles are “Israel, Palestine and the ICC – Territory Uncharted but not Unknown” 12 J.  of Int’l Crim. J. 7 (2014), “Jus Post Occupation” in Carsten Stahn, Jennifer Easterday and Jens Iverson (eds), Jus–Post–Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations (OUP 2014), and “Human Rights Obligations of Territorial Non-State Actors” 46 Cornell Int’l L. J. 21-50 (2013).



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