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Marko Milanovic

Lecturer in Law, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Dr Marko Milanovic is lecturer in law at the University of Nottingham School of Law.

Marko obtained his first degree in law from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law, his LL.M from the University of Michigan Law School, and his PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge; his PhD thesis on the extraterritorial application of human rights treaties was awarded the Yorke Prize by the Cambridge Faculty of Law.

Marko is Secretary-General and member of the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law, an Associate of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, and co-editor of EJIL: Talk!, the blog of the European Journal of International Law, as well as a member of the EJIL's Editorial Board. He was Law Clerk to Judge Thomas Buergenthal of the International Court of Justice in 2006/2007.

Marko has published in leading academic journals, including the European Journal of International Law and the American Journal of International Law; his work has been cited, inter alia, by the UK Supreme Court and by the International Law Commission. He was counsel or advisor in cases before the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Constitutional Court of Serbia. His book Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties: Law, Principles, and Policy, was published by Oxford University Press in 2011.

Publications available at SSRN at http://ssrn.com/author=655207.

Expertise includes general international law, especially issues of state responsibility and treaty interpretation; human rights law, particularly the question of extraterritorial application of human rights treaties; international criminal law and international humanitarian law.

Teaching Summary

At the School, Marko teaches public law tutorials for undergraduates, and the law of treaties and issues in human rights seminars for the LL.Ms, as well as the Law of War and Peace module for MA… read more

Research Summary

Current research focuses on issues of evolutionary interpretation in international and constitutional law, various treaty law issues regarding the aggression amendments to the Rome Statute of the… read more

Selected Publications

Current PhD Students

At the School, Marko teaches public law tutorials for undergraduates, and the law of treaties and issues in human rights seminars for the LL.Ms, as well as the Law of War and Peace module for MA students.

Current Research

Current research focuses on issues of evolutionary interpretation in international and constitutional law, various treaty law issues regarding the aggression amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the problematics of the classification of armed conflict.

  • MILANOVIC, M. and HADZI-VIDANOVIC, V., 2013. A Taxonomy of Armed Conflict. In: WHITE, N. and HENDERSON, C., eds., Research Handbook on International Conflict and Security Law Elgar. 256-314
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2012. Aggression and Legality: Custom in Kampala Journal of International Criminal Justice. 10, 165
  • MILANOVIC, M, 2012. Al-Skeini and Al-Jedda in Strasbourg European Journal of International Law. 23, 121-139
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2012. On Realistic Utopias and Other Oxymorons: An Essay on Antonio Cassese’s Last Book European Journal of International Law. 23, 1033
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2011. Norm Conflicts, International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law. In: BEN-NAFTALI, O., ed., International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Oxford University Press. 95
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2011. Extraterritorial application of human rights treaties: law, principles, and policy Oxford University Press.
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2011. Is the Rome Statute binding on individuals? (And why we should care) Journal of International Criminal Justice. 9(1), 25-52
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2010. ‘Sejdic and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina (International Decision) American Journal of International Law. 104, 636 (In Press.)
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2009. Extradition and Life Imprisonment Cambridge Law Journal. 69, 248
  • MILANOVIC, M. and PAPIC, T., 2009. As bad as it gets: The European Court of Human Rights’s Behrami and Saramati decision and general international law International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 58(2), 267-296
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2009. Norm conflict in international law: whither human rights? Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law. 20(1), 69-131
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2009. Territorial Application of the Convention and State Succession. In: GAETA, P., ed., The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary Oxford University Press. 473
  • 2009. A Norm Conflict Perspective on the Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law Journal of Conflict & Security Law. 14, 459
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2009. State Responsibility for Acts of Non-state Actors: A Comment on Griebel and Plücken Leiden Journal of International Law. 22(2), 307-324
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2009. The Human Rights Committee’s Views in Sayadi v. Belgium: A Missed Opportunity Goettingen Journal of International Law. 1, 519
  • MILANOVIC, M. and DIMITRIJEVIC, V., 2008. The Strange Story of the Bosnian Genocide Case Leiden Journal of International Law. 21, 65
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2008. From Compromise to Principle: Clarifying the Concept of State Jurisdiction in Human Rights Treaties Human Rights Law Review. 8, 411
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2007. Lessons for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the War on Terror: Comparing Hamdan and the Israeli Targeted Killings Case International Review of the Red Cross. 89(866), 373
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2007. An Odd Couple: Domestic Crimes and International Responsibility in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Journal of International Criminal Justice. 5, 1139
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2007. State Responsibility for Genocide: A Follow-Up European Journal of International Law. 18, 669
  • MILANOVIC, M., 2006. State Responsibility for Genocide European Journal of International Law. 17, 553

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