On 23-26 January 2012, the RGSL has a pleasure to host Associate Professor Heather Kurzbauer of the University of Amsterdam. She will be guest lecturing in State Responsibility in International Law course for masters.
Associate Proferssor Kurzbauer will speak on the issues of State succession and international responsibility discussing the Bijelic case of the European Court of Human Rights. She will also discuss the application of Germany filed against Italy to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague with regard to the jurisdictional immunities of the State. Under her guided leadership students will have an opportunity to predict the forthcoming judgment of the ICJ. A separate lecture will be devoted to the case-law of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in light of main elements of State responsibility law.
Associate Professor Kurzbauer holds Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude and Master degree from the University of Yale and Master degree from the University of Amsterdam. She has an extensive professional experience in international law and international relations holding positions of Adjunct Professor at the Webster University-Leiden and Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration.