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Personal profile

Biography

Jacques Hartmann is Reader in Law and Director of the LLM in International Law & Security. He has extensive experience teaching and practicing international and human rights law. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University, where he also worked as Research Associate at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He has taught international and human rights law in various capacities at universities in the UK, including Durham, Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as overseas, and is currently Visiting Lecturer at La Sabana University, Colombia. Prior to joining Dundee University, Jacques worked as Legal Officer at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representing Denmark at diplomatic conferences and before the International Court of Justice. He has experience collaborating with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Research

Jacques’ research interests focus on general issues of public international law, particularly relating to security, transnational crime and human rights. His published works address questions of international peace and security, criminal cooperation, extradition, immunity and jurisdiction. Between 2003 and 2016, he has been co-compiler of the section on state practice in the British Yearbook of International Law published by Oxford University Press.  Jacques also regularly contributes to the International Committee of the Red Cross Project on Customary International Humanitarian Law.

Teaching

Public International Law

International Criminal Law

Transnational Crime and Counter-Terrorism

International Law and Security

Human Rights

Public Law

External positions

Visiting Professor, Universidad de la Sabana

1 Jul 2014 → …

Keywords

  • KZ Law of Nations
  • Extradition
  • Human Rights
  • Immunity
  • Jurisdiction
  • Transnational Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Public International Law
  • ECHR
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • Climate Change

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2005 2019

The Faroe Islands: Possible Lessons for Scotland in a New Post-Brexit Devolution Settlement

Hartmann, J., Mar 2019, In : European Current Law. 4, p. 333-346 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Faroe Islands: Possible Lessons for Scotland in a New Post-Brexit Devolution Settlement

Hartmann, J., Feb 2019, In : European Law Review. 44, 1, p. 110-122 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decentralization
EU
compromise
European Law
referendum

Regulating Shipping in the Arctic Ocean: An Analysis of State Practice

Hartmann, J., Jul 2018, In : Ocean Development and International Law. 49, 3, p. 276-299 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exclusive Economic Zone
Arctic
shipping
coastal state
jurisdiction

The Impacts of Climate Change and Human Rights: 
Some Early Reflections on the Carbon Majors Inquiry

Hartmann, J., Savaresi, A. & Cismas, I., 18 Nov 2018. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

human rights
climate change
human rights violation
causality
remedies

Prizes

Innovation in Teaching

Jacques Hartmann (Recipient), 11 May 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

innovation
Teaching
student

Innovation in Teaching

Jacques Hartmann (Recipient), 1 May 2019

Prize: Other distinction

innovation
Teaching
student

Teaching Award: Creative Teaching – Recognising Innovative Practice

Jacques Hartmann (Recipient), 4 May 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

international law
social science
Teaching
school
student

Visiting Fellow

Jacques Hartmann (Recipient), 1 Feb 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Sweden
peace
justice
democracy

Activities 2013 2019

  • 8 Invited talk
  • 7 Oral presentation
  • 4 Participation in conference
  • 4 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Climate Responsibilities of Business

Jacques Hartmann (Participant)
18 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Meeting with the Philippines Human Rights Commission to finalise the so-called Carbon Majors inquiry

Jacques Hartmann (Participant), Annalisa Savaresi (Organiser)
24 Apr 201926 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

The Impact of Climate Change and Human Rights: Some Early Reflections on the Carbon Majors Inquiry

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
8 Apr 201910 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Brexit: An International Law Perspective

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Attributing responsibility for the impacts of climate Change: the role of human rights law. Lessons from the carbon Majors petition

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker), Annalisa Savaresi (Speaker)
7 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Thesis

In Search of a Definition for International Terrorism: Balancing Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism

Author: Margariti, S., 2015

Supervisor: Kirk, E. (Supervisor), Hartmann, J. (Supervisor) & McAuliffe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Promoting the Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments: Lessons from the Experiences of South Africa and Nigeria

Author: Okoli, P., 2018

Supervisor: McEleavy, P. (Supervisor), Fiorini, A. (Supervisor) & Hartmann, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy