Hanne Cuyckens is an expert in international law with a primary focus on international humanitarian law. She has written her PhD on the law of military occupation. Her further research more generally looks at contemporary issues of armed conflict, including where these issues might interact with terrorism. Hanne currently serves as educational director of LUC.
After having studied Law at the University of Louvain, European studies at the University of Brussels and International Relations and Diplomacy of the EU at the College of Europe in Bruges, Hanne Cuyckens obtained her PhD in international humanitarian law at the University of Leuven in 2015. After having obtained her PhD she worked two years at the Law faculty of the University of Utrecht as an assistant-professor. Currently Hanne serves as the Educational Director of LUC.
- International law
- Pleading and Public Speaking Skills
- Peace and Justice
- Legal Methods Lab
- International and Regional Human Rights
- International Humanitarian Law
- Statehood and Sovereignty
- Global Security and Collective Action
- Cuyckens H. (16 May 2022), Foreign Fighters: the terrorism/IHL conundrum and the need for cumulative prosecution. Articles of War. West Point: Lieber Institute. [blog entry].
- Cuyckens H. (2021), Foreign fighters and the tension between counterterrorism and international humanitarian law: A case for cumulative prosecution where possible, International Review of the Red Cross 103(916-917): 581-603.
- Paulussen C., Cuyckens H. & Fortin K. (2019), The Prosecution of Foreign Fighters under International Humanitarian Law: Misconceptions and Opportunities. ICCT Perspective. [policy paper].
- Cuyckens H. & Paulussen C. (2019), The Prosecution of Foreign Fighters in Western Europe: The Difficult Relationship Between Counter-Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law, Journal of Conflict and Security Law 24(3): 537-565.
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