Transitional Justice / International Organizations / Human Rights / International Law / International Cultural Heritage Law / Dispute Settlement / The Law of International Immunities
Alessandro Chechi is a Senior Researcher (maître assistant) at the University of Geneva Faculty of Law and a Lecturer in public international law at the Université Catholique of Lille Faculty of Law.
Currently, his main research areas cover international law, international cultural heritage law, dispute settlement, international organizations, human rights, transitional justice, and the law of international immunities.
Alessandro is a reporter for the International Law in Domestic Courts – Oxford University Press project, and a member of the ‘Société international pour la recherche sur le droit du patrimoine culturel et le droit de l’art’ (ISCHAL), and of the Committee on ‘Participation in Global Cultural Heritage Governance’ of the International Law Association (Swiss branch). He is also a member of the editorial boards of the ‘Italian Yearbook of International Law’ and of the ‘Santander Art and Culture Law Review’.
Alessandro has taught at several universities – including the Catholic University of Milan (Italy), the University of Leiden (The Netherlands), the University of Zurich(Switzerland), Parthenope University of Naples (Italy), Shahid Beheshti University of Teheran (Iran), and the Universidade Federal da Paraíba of Joao Pessoa (Brazil). He was a consultant for the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) of the Council of Europe for the revision of the Convention on Offences Relating to Cultural Property.
Alessandro is the author of the book The Settlement of International Cultural Heritage Disputes (Oxford University Press, 2014) and several other publications in edited books and journals.
He holds a PhD from the European University Institute, an LLM from University College London, and a JD from the University of Siena.
Tracy HunterMaster in transitional justice - Course
This course will study the complex interrelationship between international cultural heritage law and transitional justice (TJ). More particularly, it will explore the different roles that cultural heritage plays in TJ settings with respect to peace-building and reconciliation
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