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Sergey Vasiliev

Assistant Professor

Name
S. Vasiliev
Telephone
+31 71 527 8514
E-mail
s.vasiliev@law.leidenuniv.nl

Sergey Vasiliev has been a staff member of the Grotius Centre since January 2016.

More information about Sergey Vasiliev

Sergey Vasiliev is an Assistant Professor in Public International Law. Before joining the Grotius Centre in January 2016, he was a (postdoctoral) researcher and lecturer in international criminal law and procedure at the Faculty of Law of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2012-15) and the Amsterdam Law School (2006-2012). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam, an LL.M. from Maastricht University, and a law degree from Bashkir State University (Russia).

In 2009-13, Vasiliev was a (coordinating) member of the International Expert Framework on International Criminal Procedure and co-edited its final publication,  International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Oxford University Press, 2013). He also advised organs and parties in international and hybrid criminal tribunals as well as provided research support to think-tanks and NGOs active in the fields of international law and global justice.

Vasiliev has published extensively on international and comparative criminal law and procedure. He is on the editorial board of the Leiden Journal of International Law, where he coordinates the section on international criminal tribunals. His areas of expertise and research interests cover international legal theory, international procedural law, international and comparative criminal law, and international adjudication.

Education

  • Ph.D. in international criminal procedure ( cum laude), University of Amsterdam (2014);
  • LL.M./Magister Iuris Communis, International and European Criminal Law (cum laude), Maastricht University (2005);
  • Law degree (cum laude), Institute of State and Law, Bashkir State University, Russia (2003)

Career

Before joining the Grotius Centre, Sergey Vasiliev was a (postdoctoral) researcher and lecturer in international criminal law and procedure at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2012-15) and the Amsterdam Law School (2006-2012). In 2009-13, he was a (coordinating) member of the International Expert Framework on International Criminal Procedure and co-edited its final publication,  International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules (Oxford University Press, 2013). In the past, he also advised organs and participants in international and hybrid criminal tribunals, as well as provided research support to think-tanks and NGOs active in the fields of international law and global justice. Vasiliev has published extensively on international and comparative criminal law and procedure.

Research areas and interests

Sergey Vasiliev’s areas of expertise and research interests cover international legal theory, international procedural law, international and comparative criminal law, and international judicial function. His past research has addressed, among others, the methodological issues of international criminal law and procedure, legitimacy and effectiveness of international adjudication, and international legal pluralism. 

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Internationaal Publiekrecht

Work address

Wijnhaven Building
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
Room number 4.44

Contact

  • Vasiliev S. (6 November 2017), Piecing the Withdrawal Puzzle: May the ICC still open an investigation in Burundi? (Part 2). Opinio Juris [blog entry].other
  • Vasiliev S. (6 November 2017), Piecing the Withdrawal Puzzle: May the ICC still open an investigation in Burundi? (Part 1). Opinio Juris [blog entry].other
  • Vasiliev S. (2017), Between International Criminal Justice and Injustice: Theorising Legitimacy. In: Hayashi N., Bailliet C.M. (Eds.) The Legitimacy of International Criminal Tribunals. Studies on International Courts and Tribunals no. 2 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 66-91.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2016), The Making of International Criminal Law. In: Brölmann C., Radi Y. (Eds.) Research Handbook on the Theory and Practice of International Lawmaking. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 354-394.book chapter
  • Tarfusser C. & Vasiliev S. (2016), Artigo 59: Procedimento de Prisão no Estado Requerido. In: Steiner S.H., Nemer Caldeira Brant L. (Eds.) O Tribunal Penal Internacional: Comentários ao Estatuto de Roma. no. 1 Belo Horizonte: Editora Del Rey. 841-856.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2016), The Trial Process at the ECCC: The Rise and Fall of the Inquisitorial Paradigm in International Criminal Law?. In: Meisenberg S., Stegmiller I. (Eds.) The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: Assessing Their Contribution to International Criminal Law. The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press. 387-431.book chapter
  • Tarfusser C. & Vasiliev S. (2016), Artigo 56: Oportunidade Única de Investigar. In: Steiner S.H., Nemer Caldeira Brant L. (Eds.) O Tribunal Penal Internacional: Comentários ao Estatuto de Roma. Belo Horizonte: Editora Del Rey. 803-816.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2015), Victim Participation Revisited: What the ICC is Learning about Itself. In: Stahn C. (Ed.) The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court. no. 1 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1133-1201.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2015), International Criminal Tribunals in the Shadow of Strasbourg and Politics of Cross-Fertilization, Nordic Journal of International Law 84(3): 371-403.article in journal: refereed
  • Vasiliev S. (2015), Procedural Fairness in the International Criminal Court. In: Sarvarian A., Fontanelli F., Baker R., Tzevelekos V. (Eds.) Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals. London: BIICL. 361-379.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2015), On Trajectories and Destinations of International Criminal Law Scholarship, Leiden Journal of International Law 28(4): 701-716.article in journal: refereed
  • Sliedregt E. van & Vasiliev S. (2014), Pluralism: A New Framework for International Criminal Justice. In: Pluralism in International Criminal Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.book chapter
  • Sliedregt E. van & Vasiliev S. (2014), Pluralism in International Criminal Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.book
  • Sluiter G., Friman H., Linton S., Vasiliev S. & Zappalà S. (2013), International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules. Oxford: Oxford University Press.book
  • Acquaviva G., Combs N., Heikkilä M., McDermott Y., Linton S. & Vasiliev S. (2013), Trial Process. In: Sluiter G., Friman H., Linton S., Vasiliev S., Zappalà S. (Eds.) International criminal procedure: principles and rules. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 489-938.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2012), Trial. In: Reydams L., Wouters J., Ryngaert C. (Eds.) International Prosecutors. no. 1 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 700-796.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2011), From Liberal Extremity to Safe Mainstream? Comparative Controversies of Witness Preparation in the United States, International Commentary on Evidence (digitaal tijdschrift) 9(2): 1-67.article in journal: refereed
  • Baudet F.H., Huiberts-Van Dijk S.A.M., Sluiter G. & Vasiliev S. (2010), The Former Yugoslavia. In: Cherif Bassiouni M. (Ed.) The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: A World Study on Conflicts, Victimization, and Post-Conflict Justice, Vol. 2. no. 1 Antwerp / Oxford / Portland, Oregon: Intersentia. 879-956.book chapter
  • Sluiter G. & Vasiliev S. (2009), International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law no. 1. London: Cameron May - CMP Publishing.book
  • Vasiliev S. (2009), Article 68(3) and the Personal Interests of Victims. In: Stahn C., Sluiter G. (Eds.) The Emerging Practice of the International Criminal Court. Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff. 635-690.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2009), General Principles and Rules of International Criminal Procedure: Definition, Legal Nature and Identification. In: Sluiter G., Vasiliev S. (Eds.) International Criminal Procedure: Towards a Coherent Body of Law. no. 1 London: Cameron May - CMP Publishing. 19-89.book chapter
  • Vasiliev S. (2009), Proofing the Ban on "Witness Proofing": Did the ICC Get it Right?, Criminal Law Forum 20(2-3): 193-261.article in journal: refereed
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