Professor Jure Vidmar

Maastricht University

Jure Vidmar is Professor of Public International Law at Maastricht University (the Netherlands). Prior to that, he held several teaching and research positions in the University of Oxford and was a Research Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is also affiliated with the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), and held a visiting position at Harvard Law School (USA). Jure has published widely in several areas of international law. His books include ‘Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice’ (Oxford, Hart, 2013, Runner-up for the Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship in 2014), and ‘Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights’ (Oxford, OUP, 2012, with Erika de Wet). Jure also sits on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals and is the editor-in-chief of the Hague Yearbook of International Law.