Professor Sandesh Sivakumaran

Sandesh Sivakumaran is Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, and Fellow of St Edmund’s College. He is a Senior Fellow at the Lieber Institute for Law and Warfare, United States Military Academy (West Point), Fellow of the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Armed Groups.

He is the author of the multi-award winning The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict (OUP, 2012), co-author of Oppenheim’s International Law: United Nations (OUP, 2017) and Cases and Materials on International Law (Sweet and Maxwell, 9 ed, 2020), and co-editor of International Human Rights Law (OUP, 4 ed, 2022), Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict (OUP, 2024) and Asia-Pacific Perspectives on International Humanitarian Law (CUP, 2019).

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