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Philipp Kastner

Asst/Prof Philipp Kastner

Assistant Professor
UWA Law School

Contact details
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 7879
+61 8 6488 1045
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, transitional justice, public international law, and legal pluralism.

International Criminal Law in Context (Routledge, 2017) (editor).

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).


"Transitional Justice and the Challenging Pursuit of Social Justice” (2018) 34(2) Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 1-19.

"Transitional Justice + Cyberjustice = Justice²?" (2017) 30(3) Leiden Journal of International Law 753-769.

"Domestic War Crimes Trials: Only for 'Others'? Bridging National and International Criminal Law" (2015) 39(1) UWA Law Review 29.

"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.

"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.

"Africa - A Fertile Soil for the International Criminal Court?" (2010) 85:1-2 Die Friedens-Warte / Journal of International Peace and Organization 131-159.

"The ICC in Darfur – Savior or Spoiler?" (2007) 14:1 ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law 145-188.


"International Law – Unrest in Peace? Navigating the Inclusivity-Exclusivity Continuum of Peace Negotiations" in Howon Jeong, ed, Conflict Intervention and Transformation: Theory and Practice (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming 2018).

"Addressing Masculinities in Peace Negotiations: An Opportunity for Gender Justice" in Rita Shackel and Lucy Fiske, eds, Rethinking Gender Justice: Transformative approaches in post-conflict settings (Palgrave, forthcoming 2018) (with Elisabeth Roy Trudel).

"Peace Agreements between Rupture and Continuity: Mediating Time in International Law" in León Castellanos Jankiewicz, Luca Pasquet and Klara Polackova van der Ploeg, eds, International Law and Time: Narratives and Techniques (Springer, forthcoming 2018).

"Hybrid Tribunals: Institutional Experiments and the Potential for Creativity within International Criminal Law" in Philipp Kastner, ed, International Criminal Law in Context (Routledge, 2017) 221-239.

"Introduction" in Philipp Kastner, ed, International Criminal Law in Context (Routledge, 2017) 1-8.

"International Peace Mediators: The Normative Involvement of an Epistemic Community" in Holly Cullen, Joanna Harrington and Catherine Renshaw, eds, Experts, Networks, and International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017) 70-92.

"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.
German, English and French; some Italian, Spanish and Latin; and basic knowledge of Arabic, Innu 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)
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