Articles in Juridica
- The Human Image of the European Court of Human Rights. Review of the Book by Katri Lõhmus, “Caring Autonomy. European Human Rights Law and the Challenge of Individualism” (Cambridge University Press 2015, 246 pages), Juridica Abstract, 2016, No. 6, pp. 431-433
- Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (Grand Chamber) in the case Kononov v. Latvia (application No. 36376/04), Juridica Abstract, 2011, No. 3, pp. 232-236
- Dear Reader, Juridica Abstract, 2010, No. 5, pp. 313
- The Russo-Georgian War of 2008 and International Law, Juridica Abstract, 2010, No. 4, pp. 277–284
- Globalisation Challenges to Estonian Legal Education and Research, Juridica Abstract, 2006, No. 5, pp. 295–299
- Whose Martens? Conference in Memory of Professor of International Law, Juridica Abstract, 2003, No. 8, pp. 589–589
- International Law Commission, Juridica Abstract, 2001, No. 6, pp. 417–421
- From Government in Exile to Consulate-general in New York: Continuity of the Republic of Estonia, Juridica Abstract, 2000, No. 6, pp. 385–394
- Year of Legal Studies in Göttingen, Juridica, 1996, No. 6, p. 304 (in Estonian)
- Professor of International Law, University of Tartu
Head, Department of Public Law, University of Tartu
- Born: January 28, 1975, Viljandi
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Dr. iur., Humboldt University Berlin, 2002 (summa cum laude)
- LLM, Georgetown University, 1999 (with distinction)
- Exchange student, University of Göttingen, Faculty of Law, 1995–1996
- B.A., Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 1998 (cum laude)
- Head, Department of Public Law, University of Tartu, 2016-current
- Head, Institute of Public Law, University of Tartu, 2014-2015
- Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, 2009–current
- Docent of International Law and European Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tartu, Head of the Chair of International Law and European Law, 2006–2009
- Post-doc scholar at the Faculty of Law of the University of Tokyo, Japan (JSPS scholarship), 2006–2007
- Hauser Research Scholar, New York University School of Law, 2004–2005
- Lecturer of International Law and EU Law, University of Tartu, 2003–2005
- Part-time Adviser of the Chancellor of Justice of the Republic of Estonia (Ombudsman), September 2002–current
- Contractual Lecturer of International Law, University of Tartu, 1999–2003
- Eurofaculty Research Assistant, Institute of Public Law, University of Tartu, 1997–1998
Main areas of research
- Public International Law (especially history and theory of international law and the understanding of international law in Russia), Human Rights Law
Grants and projects
- European Research Council’s Starting Grant 2009–2013 (International Law and Non-liberal States: the Doctrine and Practice of International Law in the Russian Federation)
- Estonian Science Foundation Grant No. 8087, 2009–2011 (The Understanding of Human Rights Law in the Russsian Federation)
- Estonian Science Foundation Grant No. 7182, 2007–2008 (Friedrich Martens and his Legacy in the History of International Law)
- Hauser Research Scholarship, New York University School of Law, 2004–2005 (Intellectual History of International Law in Dorpat/Tartu in the Global Context)
Professional activity and membership
- European Society of International Law, board member, 2008–current
- American Society of Inetrnational Law, member, 1998–current
- International Law Association, member, 2008–current
- European Masters on Human Rights (e.ma) and Democratization and European Inter-University Centre (EIUC), representative of Tartu University, 2004–current
- Baltic Yearbook of International Law (Brill/Martinus Nijhoff), member of the editorial board, 2005–current
- EU-China Human Rights Dialogue, member of the academic network, 2009–
- Estonian Academic Law Society, member, 2004–current
- EU Network of Independent Experts on Fundamental Rights, Brussels, member, 2003–2006
- Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, judge and coach both in Washington DC and regional rounds
- Working Group at the Estonian International Commission for the Investigation of Crimes Against Humanity, 1999–2002
- Presentations at the European Society of International Law (2004, 2006, 2007), American Society of International Law (2005), Japanese Association of International Law (2007), Societas iuris publici Europaei (SIPE), 2009.
Hobbies and community work
- Public International Law (general course in Estonian; 2nd year bachelor students), 6 ECTS
- History and Theory of International Law (elective course in English; master and doctoral students), 6 ECTS
- United Nations and International Law (elective course in English; master and doctoral students), 3 ECTS
- International Law and Human Rights Law in Russia (elective course in English; master and doctoral students), 6 ECTS
- Transitional Justice and Human Rights Law in Eastern Europe (elective course in English; master and doctoral students), 6 ECTS
- International Law in Russian Textbooks – What’s in the Doctrinal Pluralism?, Göttingen Journal of International Law 2009 (No. 2), pp. 279–290.
- The History of International Legal Theory in Russia: a Civilizational Dialogue with Europe, 19 (1) European Society of International Law 2008, pp. 211–232.
- The Liberal Imperialism of Friedrich (Fyodor) Martens (1845–1909), Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law, Paris, Sorbonne University, April 2006, edited by H.Ruiz Fabri, E. Jouannet, W. Tomkiewicz, Oxford: Hart, 2008.
- Commentary of the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia, editor and co-author of the chapter on treaties, 2nd edition, Tallinn: Juura, 2008, pp. 587–613.
- Istoria mezhdunarodnogo prava – nauchnyi most mezhdu Kazanskim i Tartuskim universitetami, in: Sovremennye problemy razvitia mezhdunarodnogo i konstitutsionnogo prava, Kazan: Tsentr innovatsionnykh tekhnologii, 2007, pp. 193–196.
- 7 Baltic Yearbook of International Law 2007 (special editor and contributor on pp. 5–24 to the symposium on the history of international law scholarship in Eastern Europe)
- L. Mälksoo. The Definition of Genocide and the Role of Soviet International Lawyers: Reflections on Socialist Legacy in International Law, 6 Baltic Yearbook of International Law 2006, Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 111–124.
- ·L. Mälksoo. International Status of Estonia in 1941–1944: A Legal Appraisal, in: T. Hiio, M. Maripuu, I. Paavle (eds.) Estonia 1940–1945: Reports of the Estonian International Commission for the Investigation of Crimes Against Humanity, Tallinn, 2006, pp. 1107–1112.
- L. Mälksoo. The Science of International Law and the Concept of Politics. The Arguments and Lives of the International Law Professors at the University of Dorpat/Iur’ev/Tartu 1855–1985, 76 British Year Book of International Law 2005, pp. 383–502.
- L. Mälksoo. 1912 and 2005: the Theory of the Legal Inequality of States of the Russian International Law Scholar Vladimir Hrabar (1865–1956). – Proceedings of the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, March 30–April 2, 2005, Washington, DC, 2005, pp. 310-312.
- L. Mälksoo. Nõukogude anneksioon ja riigi järjepidevus: Eesti, Läti ja Leedu staatus rahvusvahelises õiguses 1940.a–1991.a ja pärast 1991.a. Uusimus pingest normatiivsuse ja võimu vahel rahvusvahelises õiguses (Illegal Annexation and State Continuity: the Case of the Incorporation of the Baltic States by the USSR. A Study of the Tension between Normativity and Power in International Law).– Tartu: Tartu University Press, 2005 (in Estonian).
- L. Mälksoo. Sovetskaya anneksia i gosudarstvennyi kontinuitet: mezhdunarodno-pravovoi status Estonii, Latvii i Litvy v 1940–1991 gg i posle 1991 g. Issledovanie konflikta mezhdu normativistnostju i siloi v mezhdunarodmnom prave. – Tartu: Tartu University Press, 2005 (in Russian).
- L. Mälksoo. Which Continuity: The Tartu Peace Treaty of 2 February 1920, the Estonian–Russian Border Treaties of 18 May 2005, and the Legal Debate about Estonia’s Status in International Law. 43 Archiv des Völkerrechts 2005, pp. 513–524.
- L. Mälksoo. The Context of International Legal Arguments. 'Positivist' International Law Scholar August von Bulmerincq (1822–1890) and His Concept of Politics, 7 Journal of the History of International Law 2005, pp. 181–209.
- L. Mälksoo. Von der Demokratie bis zur Diktatur: ein verborgener Dialog zwischen Artur-Tõeleid Kliimann und Carl Schmitt, 43 Der Staat 2004, S. 57–82.
- L. Mälksoo. Illegal Annexation and State Continuity: the Case of the Incorporation of the Baltic States by the USSR. A Study of the Tension between Normativity and Power in International Law. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Brill, Erik Castrén Institute Monographies, 2003.
- L. Mälksoo. State Responsibility and the Challenge of the Realist Paradigm: The Demand of Baltic Victims of Soviet Mass Repressions for Compensation from Russia. 3 Baltic Yearbook of International Law 2003, pp. 57–76.
- L. Mälksoo. State Identity, Deconstruction and "Functional Splitting": The Case of Illegal Annexations, 7 Austrian Review of International and European Law 2002, Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 91–110.
- L. Mälksoo. Soviet Genocide? Communist Mass Deportations in the Baltic States and International Law. Leiden Journal of International Law 2001, 14, pp. 757–787.
- L. Mälksoo. Professor Uluots, the Estonian Government in Exile and the Continuity of the Republic of Estonia in International Law. – Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2000, pp. 289–316.
- L. Mälksoo. Language Rights in International Law: Why the Phoenix is Still in the Ashes?” – Florida Journal of International Law, Spring 2000, Vol. XII, No. 3, pp. 431–465.
- L. Mälksoo. June 14, 1941 Deportation and International Law: Thoughts on Responsibility. – International Conference: On Crimes of Communism. Speeches. Tallinn: Pro Patria Union and Jarl Hjalmarsson Stiftelsen, 2000, pp. 26–33.
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- English (Fluent)
- German (Fluent)
- Russian (Good)
- French (Good)
Articles in Juridica International
Dear reader, Juridica International, 2017, No. 2, pp. 1-1
Which Continuity: The Tartu Peace Treaty of 2 February 1920, the Estonian–Russian Border Treaties of 18 May 2005, and the Legal Debate about Estonia’s Status in International Law, Juridica International, 2005, No. 1, pp. 144-149
Justice, Order and Anarchy: The Right of Peoples to Self-Determination and the Conflicting Values in International Law, Juridica International, 1999, No. 1, pp. 75-79