Shahab teaches and researches in international law with special focus on history and theory of international law, ethnicity and nationalism, and human rights. He is the author of Ethnicity and International Law: Histories, Politics and Practices (Cambridge University Press, 2016). With a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (2018-2020), he is currently working on a new monograph: Minorities and the Making of Postcolonial States in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2021).
PhD Candidate, MPub&IntLaw, GDLP, LLB, BA (Asian Studies), BA (Hons)
Lead for GRN Think Tank Programme in Crime & Terrorism
As an admitted and practising lawyer and academic with research and teaching areas of interest in criminology and law, including terrorism, AI and IHL, human rights and media/cinema. With a strong research background, Maya’s doctoral focus is on incursions of international law and human rights through cinematic and media depictions of terrorism.
Maya is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Junior Fellow of the Global Research Network for exceptional early career scholars around the world working in law and in the humanities as well as a research member of AVERT (Addressing Violent Extremism and Radicalisation to Terrorism) Research Network. She is also a member of the Australian Film Institute / Australia Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI/ACCTA) and publishes regular film and literature views with various organisations and journals
Dr. Sara Dehm
BA/LLB (Hons), PhD in International Law
Sara Dehm teaches and researches in the areas of public international law, international migration and refugee law, and the history and theory of international law and institutions. She is particularly interested in the past and ongoing techniques and practices that international institutions employed in administering human mobility, specifically labour migration from states in the Global South. Sara completed her PhD at the Melbourne Law School in 2017, with a thesis entitled Ordering Human Mobility: International Law, Development, Administration.
Dr. Matilda Arvidsson
BA, LLM, LLD
Matilda Arvidsson is a researcher in law and theory at the University of Gothenburg, where she teaches migration law, jurisprudence, and international law. Her expertise and research interests are interdisciplinary and include international humanitarian law, artificial intelligence (AI) and law, as well as the embodiment of law in its various forms. She holds a LLM in Jurisprudence, a LLD in International Law, as well as a BS in political science (Lund University).