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Anne Orford

Arc Laureate Fellowship
Law
international law
human rights
international authority
responsibility to protect
legal method
humanitarian
law or history
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Prof

Anne Orford

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
International Law
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Prof

Anne Orford

 

Anne Orford is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, the inaugural holder of the Michael D Kirby Chair of International Law, and an Australian Laureate Fellow at Melbourne Law School. Professor Orford has held numerous visiting positions globally, including Visiting Professor and John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School, Senior Emile Noël Research Fellow at New York University, Visiting Professor at the Sorbonne Law School (Université Paris 1), Raoul Wallenberg Visiting Chair in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Lund University, Torgny Segerstedt Visiting Professor at the University of Gothenburg, and Hedda Andersson Visiting Research Chair at Lund University.

She is a past President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

Her major publications include Reading Humanitarian Intervention (Cambridge University Press, 2003), International Law and its Others (Cambridge University Press, 2006), International Authority and the Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge University Press, 2011), The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2016) (co-edited), and Pensée Critique et Pratique du Droit International (Pedone, 2020). Her latest monograph, International Law and the Politics of History, and a co-edited collection, Revolutions in International Law: The Legacies of 1917, will both be published by Cambridge University Press in early 2020. She is the author of more than fifty scholarly articles and book chapters and is a contributor to the London Review of Books Blog.

Professor Orford was founding co-convenor, with Dino Kritsiotis and Joseph Weiler, of the Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, was the founding Director of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities at Melbourne Law School, and directed the ARC-funded Laureate Program in International Law at Melbourne Law School from 2015 to 2020.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2013

The Woodward Medal in Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Melbourne

2016

FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


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Awards

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Positions

Positions


Arc Laureate Fellowship

Law

Education

Education


Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa

University of Helsinki

Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa

Gothenburg University

Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa

Lund University

Doctor of Philosophy

Adelaide University

Master of Laws

University of London

Bachelor of Laws

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts

The University of Queensland