Victor Kattan

Victor Kattan
School of Law

Expertise summary

Victor Kattan is an expert in international law (especially laws of war, territorial disputes) with special knowledge of the longstanding Israel-Palestine dispute. He has an interest in partition, decolonization and the crime of apartheid. Victor sits on the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of International Law and is Area Editor for the Middle East and Islam for Oxford Bibliographies of International Law. Victor's work has been cited by the Prosecutor of the Criminal Court and by Judges of the International Court of Justice writing in their personal capacities. Some of his publications are available on Academia:

Victor joined the School of Law at Nottingham University in July 2020 from Southeast Asia where he was based for several years at the School of Law and the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore. Throughout his academic career Victor has acted as a research consultant for several organizations and has written reports for the European Council of Foreign Relations, the Oxford Research Group, the Human Sciences Research Council, and a number of governments. He is an associate member of Temple Garden Chambers in London.

He can also discuss anything dealing with international law and the Arab-Israeli dispute, including developments at both the International Criminal Court and at the International Court of Justice. 

Victor has published op-eds in newspapers, including Haaretz, the South China Morning Post, The Straits Times, the Guardian, the LA Times, and Arab News. He has appeared on television, including ABC, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, and Al Jazeera Balkans, the BBC, Channel News Asia, CNBC Asia, and CNN. He has also appeared on radio, including the BBC World Service.

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