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Senior Lecturer in International Law, The University of Western Australia

Philipp Kastner is a Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Western Australia. He holds degrees from McGill University, Canada (D.C.L. and LL.M.) and the University of Innsbruck, Austria (Dr. iur. and Mag. iur). He researches and teaches in the areas of the resolution of armed conflicts and transitional justice, international criminal law, public international law, law of the sea, and legal pluralism. Publications include Legal Normativity in the Resolution of Internal Armed Conflict (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and International Criminal Justice in bello? (Martinus Nijhoff, 2012). He is also the editor of International Criminal Law in Context (Routledge, 2018) and co-editor of The Politics of International Criminal Law (Brill, 2021).


  • –present
    Assistant Professor in International Law, University of Western Australia


  • 2014 
    McGill University, PhD
  • 2009 
    University of Innsbruck , Doctor iuris
  • 2008 
    McGill University, Master of Laws
  • 2006 
    University of Innsbruck, Magister iuris


  • 2015
    Legal Normativity in the Resolution of Internal Armed Conflict, Cambridge University Press
  • 2012
    International Criminal Justice in bello: The ICC between Law and Politics in Darfur and Northern Uganda, Martinus Nijhoff

Research Areas

  • Law And Legal Studies (18)