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prof. dr. W.J.M. (Willem) Genugten

Full Professor 

Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law


International law, international criminal law, human rights, indigenous peoples


The PDF list of publications (see page 'research') includes an extensive curriculum vitae, with inter alia an overview of promoti, funding, special lectures and awards. Also see the next page (heading: 'cv') for some highlights.



Principal publications

  • 'Protection of Indigenous Peoples on the African Continent: Concepts, Position Seeking, and the Interaction of Legal Systems', American Journal of International Law, Jan. 2010, Vol. 104, No 1, p. 29-65.  
  • Global Justice, State Duties. The Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Law, editor (with Malcolm Langford, Wouter Vandenhole and Martin Scheinin), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013,  477 p.
  • The World Bank Group, the IMF and Human Rights. A Contextualised Way Forward, Cambridge/Antwerp/Portland: Intersentia, 2015, ISBN 978-1-78068-296-9. 
  • 'The World Bank Group, the IMF and human rights: about direct obligations and the attribution of unlawful conduct', in: Wouter Vandenhole (ed.), Challenging Territoriality in Human Rights Law Building Blocks for a Plural and Diverse Duty-Bearer Regime, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138799455, 2015, p. 44-68.
  • Forthcoming: "Articles 37-42 UNDRIP: Legal Implementation and International Cooperation and Assistance", in Marc Weller en Jessie Hohman, The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Oxford Commentaries on International Law, with Federico Lenzerini; 2016; 17000 words. -           

Click here for a list of publications in PDF format PDF

Last amended: 20 October 2016