Bio

Before she came to Tilburg, Elies van Sliedregt was Professor of International & Comparative Criminal Law at the University of Leeds and Director of its Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS). Previously, she was Professor of Criminal Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Dean of the Faculty from 2011-2015.

Van Sliedregt has held visiting fellowships in Cambridge, Oxford, Bologna, and the University of New South Wales, Sydney. In 2015, she was Holding Redlich Fellow at the Castan Center for Human Rights at Monash University Melbourne and, in 2018, she was appointed fellow of McLaughlin College, York University, Canada. 

She is a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities and alumn of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) (2008-2013). In 2021, she was appointed member of the Governing Board of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).

Expertise

Research interests include: comparative research into principles of criminal law (presumption of innocence, personal culpability), legal pluralism, European Arrest Warrant, terrorism, refugee exclusion.

Teaching

(Dutch) criminal law, criminal procedure, international criminal law, and comparative criminal law

Courses

Recent publications

  1. Foreword - The Ntaganda case and international criminal liability at …

    van Sliedregt, E., & Weißer, B. (2022). Foreword: The Ntaganda case and international criminal liability at the ICC. Journal of International Criminal Justice, 20(3), 627-635.
  2. Handboek internationaal strafrecht

    van Sliedregt, E., & van Elst, R. (Eds.) (2022). Handboek internationaal strafrecht. (2nd ed.) Wolters Kluwer.
  3. One rule for Them - Selectivity in international criminal law

    van Sliedregt, E. (2021). One rule for Them - Selectivity in international criminal law. Leiden Journal of International Law, 34(2), 283-290.
  4. International Criminal Law and Legal Pluralism: Straddling Cosmopolit…

    van Sliedregt, E. (2020). International Criminal Law and Legal Pluralism: Straddling Cosmopolitan Aims and Distributed Enforcement. In P. S. Berman (Ed.), Handbook on Global Legal Pluralism (pp. 575-594). OXFORD UNIV PRESS.
  5. International Outlaws

    van Sliedregt, E. (2020). International Outlaws. Leiden Journal of International Law, 535-540. https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/D2ADF4D1A5A53C1E8AF6680AE1D00E0E/S0922156520000217a.pdf/international_outlaws.pdf

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