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Amy Strecker

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Assistant Professor

Dr. A. Strecker
+31 71 527 2646

Amy Strecker is a Researcher and Lecturer at the Department of Heritage and Society, Faculty of Archaeology. Her research focuses primarily on the interplay between landscape and international law (including heritage, environment, property and human rights). Her monograph Landscape Protection in International Law was recently published with Oxford University Press.

Amy obtained her PhD in international law from the European University Institute, Florence. She holds an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management and a BA in the History of Art and Architecture from University College Dublin.

Amy teaches on the theory and practice of international cultural heritage law, and is a visiting professor in international environmental law at the University of Nova Gorica and IUAV (Venice). She also coordinates the annual international summer school on Heritage Destruction, Human Rights and International Law with the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies and the Centre for Global Heritage and Development, in partnership with UNESCO.

Her research within the ERC Synergy Nexus1492 focuses on the role of international law in confronting the colonial past in the Caribbean, specifically in relation to land rights, cultural heritage and restitution.

Amy co-supervises a number of PhD students on the themes of landscape, law and culture. She is also an affiliated researcher and research coordinator with the Centre for Global Heritage and Development, and an elected member of the International Law Association’s Committee on Global Heritage Governance.

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Archeologie
  • World Archaeology
  • Caribbean and Amazonia

Work address

Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number B2.07


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  • University of Nova Gorica Gastdocent in Cultural Heritage Law

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