Jacques Hartmann

Reader, Director of the LLM in International Law & Security
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Bio

Biography

Jacques Hartmann is Reader in Law and Director of the LLM in International Law & Security. He has extensive experience teaching and practicing international and human rights law. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University, where he also worked as Research Associate at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He has taught international and human rights law in various capacities at universities in the UK, including Durham, Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as overseas, and is currently Visiting Lecturer at La Sabana University, Colombia. Prior to joining Dundee University, Jacques worked as Legal Officer at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representing Denmark at diplomatic conferences and before the International Court of Justice. He has experience collaborating with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Research

Jacques’ research interests focus on general issues of public international law, particularly relating to security, transnational crime and human rights. His published works address questions of international peace and security, criminal cooperation, extradition, immunity and jurisdiction. Between 2003 and 2016, he has been co-compiler of the section on state practice in the British Yearbook of International Law published by Oxford University Press.  Jacques also regularly contributes to the International Committee of the Red Cross Project on Customary International Humanitarian Law.

Teaching

Public International Law

International Criminal Law

Transnational Crime and Counter-Terrorism

International Law and Security

Human Rights

Public Law

Publications

Evidence to the Constitution Committee of the House of Lords
1/2019
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

The Impacts of Climate Change and Human Rights: 
Some Early Reflections on the Carbon Majors Inquiry
11/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Paper

Regulating Shipping in the Arctic Ocean
11/2017, Ocean Development and International Law
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

The United Nations Security Council’s Legislative and Enforcement Powers and Climate Change
/2017
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Amicus Brief – Human Rights and Climate Change
5/2017
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Scotland’s Relationship with the EU after Brexit
3/2017
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Danmark og Den Europæiske Menneskerettighedskonvention
11/2017
Research Output: Book Anthology > Book

The United Nation's Security Council's Legislative and Enforcement Powers and Climate change
10/2016
Research Output: Working Paper > Working paper

Danmarks indsats i udviklingen af nye regler i den humanitære folkeret
/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Chapter

United Kingdom Materials on International Law 2014
8/2015, British Yearbook of International Law
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

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Press



Skud i sneen - Retten til liv [Shots in the snow - the right to life]

Jacques Hartmann

15/12/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Hvad ville der ske, hvis Danmark opgav menneskerettighederne? [What would happen if Denmark gave up on human rights?]

Jacques Hartmann

28/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Tvivlsomme begrundelser for Danmarks tøven med at styrke den international retsorden [Dubious explanation for Denmark's reluctance to strengthen the international legal order]

Jacques Hartmann

21/07/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Jo, dansk formandskab kan udhule menneskerettighederne [Yes, the Danish Presidency can undermine human rights]

Jacques Hartmann

21/03/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



The Philippines is demanding justice for climate change

Jacques Hartmann, Annalisa Savaresi & Ioana Cismas

8/03/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Interview on the Danish Chairmanship of the Council of Europe

Jacques Hartmann

26/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Why the world is looking to the Philippines for climate justice

Jacques Hartmann, Annalisa Savaresi & Ioana Cismas

22/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Interview on the Danish Chairmanship of the Council of Europe

Jacques Hartmann

11/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



En tragisk kamp for menneskerettigheder [A tragic fight for human rights]

Jacques Hartmann

11/01/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Regeringens syn på menneskerettighederne er hyklerisk [The Government's position on human rights is hypocritical]

Jacques Hartmann

24/11/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research



Activities

Climate Responsibilities of Business

Jacques Hartmann (Participant)
18 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Activity Type: Attendance

Misdiagnosing the Human Rights Malaise: Possible Lessons from the Danish Chairmanship of the Council of Europe

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
19 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk

Regulating Shipping in the Arctic Ocean: An Analysis of State Practice

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
17 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk

Holding Corporations Accountable for the Impacts of Climate Change: The Role of Human Rights Law

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker), Annalisa Savaresi (Speaker)
13 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk

Human rights responsibility for the impacts of climate change: where are we?

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker), Annalisa Savaresi (Speaker)
7 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk

Attributing responsibility for the impacts of climate Change: the role of human rights law. Lessons from the carbon Majors petition

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker), Annalisa Savaresi (Speaker)
7 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk

Challenges of Legitimacy: An Analysis of the Critique of the European Court of Human Rights

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
11 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Activity Type: Talk

Human Rights Under Threat? Denmark & the European Convention on Human Rights

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
13 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Activity Type: Talk

Law and Governance: Emerging Issues of the Polar Regions

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
20 Jun 201721 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Activity Type: Talk

Devolved Nations & International Law Seminar

Jacques Hartmann (Speaker)
16 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Activity Type: Talk