Asst/Prof Philipp Kastner
- Contact details
- Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
- +61 8 6488 7879
- +61 8 6488 1045
- LLM PhD McG.
- Philipp joined the Faculty of Law as Assistant Professor in 2014. He holds graduate degrees in law from McGill University (LL.M. and D.C.L.) and the University of Innsbruck, Austria (Dr. iur.).
- Key research
- Philipp's main research interests include the resolution of armed conflicts, international criminal law, international human rights and humanitarian law, public international law, legal pluralism and legal theory.
Legal Normativity in the Resolution of Internal Armed Conflict (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
International Criminal Justice in bello? The ICC between Law and Politics in Darfur and Northern Uganda (Martinus Nijhoff, 2012).
Arktische Meeresstrassen: Der völkerrechtliche Status der kanadischen Nordwest- und der russischen Nordostpassage im Vergleich [Arctic Straits: A Comparison of the Legal Status of the Canadian Northwest Passage and the Russian
Northeast Passage] (VDM, 2008).
"Domestic War Crimes Trials: Only for 'Others'? Bridging National and International Criminal Law" (2015) 39(1) UWA Law Review 29 [peer-reviewed].
"Armed Conflicts and Referrals to the International Criminal Court: From Measuring Impact to Emerging Legal Obligations" (2014)12:3 Journal of International Criminal Justice 471-490 [peer-reviewed].
"Towards Internalized Legal Obligations to Address Justice and Accountability? A novel perspective on the legal framework of peace negotiations" (2012) 23 Criminal Law Forum 193-221 [peer-reviewed].
"Africa - A Fertile Soil for the International Criminal Court?" (2010) 85:1-2 Die Friedens-Warte / Journal of International Peace and Organization 131-159 [peer-reviewed].
"The ICC in Darfur – Savior or Spoiler?" (2007) 14:1 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 145-188.
"International Legal Dimensions of the Northern Sea Route" in Marcus M. Keupp, ed, The Northern Sea Route (Springer, 2015) 39-52.
"International Legal Dimensions of Cyber Crime" in Nicholas Tsagourias & Russell Buchan, eds, Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace (Edward Elgar, 2015) 190-207 (with Frédéric Mégret).
Book Review: Illegal Peace in Africa: An Inquiry into the Legality of Power Sharing with Warlords, Rebels, and Junta by Jeremy I. Levitt (Cambridge University Press, 2012) (2012) Canadian Yearbook of International Law 633-40.
"Cyberjustice in the Context of Transitional Justice", prepared for the Cyberjustice Laboratory, Université de Montréal (November 2013).
- German, English and French; some Italian, Spanish and Latin; and basic knowledge of Arabic and Braille.
- Public International Law (LLB / JD)
International Criminal Law (Master of International Law)
Theory, Method and Contemporary Issues in International Law (Master of International Law)
Foundations of Public International Law (Master of International Law)
Law of the Sea (Master of International Law)
Selected Topics in Public International Law (JD)
- Research profile
Research profile and publications