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Rain Liivoja

Honorary
law
government & law
social sciences
political science
companies
international relations
arms control
law of war
law and technology theory
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A/Prof

Rain Liivoja

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
International Humanitarian Law
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A/Prof

Rain Liivoja

 

Rain Liivoja is an Associate Professor at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, and a Senior Fellow at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, Melbourne Law School. He also holds the title of Adjunct Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki, where he is affiliated with the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights.

Rain's current research focuses on the legal and ethical challenges associated with the military applications of science and technology generally and biosciences specifically.

His broader research and teaching interest include the law of armed conflict, human rights law and the law of treaties, as well as international and comparative criminal law. Rain serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War, and as a Council member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law.

Before joining the University of Queensland, Rain held full-time academic appointments at the Universities of Melbourne, Helsinki and Tartu. He has been a visiting scholar at Georgetown University, and a visiting lecturer at the Estonian National Defence College and the Riga Graduate School of Law. Rain holds an undergraduate degree in law from the University of Tartu, and a masters and a doctorate in public international law from the University of Helsinki. He completed a Graduate Certificate in University Teaching at the University of Melbourne.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 35 most recent scholarly works by Rain Liivoja.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2013

FRSA - Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts


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Award

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Law

Chair

International Humanitarian Law Committee, Australian Red Cross (Victorian Division)

Advisory Board

Melbourne Journal of International Law

Editorial Advisory Board

Estonian Journal of Military Studies

Council

Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law

Board Of Directors

International Society for Military Law and the Law of War

Education


Graduate Certificate in University Teaching

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Laws

University of Helsinki

Licentiate of Laws

University of Helsinki

Master of Laws

University of Helsinki

Bachelor of Arts (Law)

University of Tartu