prof. dr. T.E. (Tanja) Aalberts

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Tanja Aalberts is Professor of Law and Security at the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit. She has a PhD in Political Science (cum laude). Her research focuses on the interplay between politics and law within global governance, with a specific interest in security matters. She has recently published The Power of Legality (CUP 2016) and Changing Practices of International Law (CUP 2018). Her articles have been published in renowned international journals within both International Law and International Relations. She is a founding member of the European International Studies Association and editor of the interdisciplinary Routledge bookseries Politics of Transnational Law and general editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law.

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sovereignty Social Sciences
international law Social Sciences
legal usage Social Sciences
civilization Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
multi-level-governance Social Sciences
equality Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences

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Research Output 2002 2019

Politics of Transnational Law

Aalberts, T. E. T. & Gammeltoft-Hansen, T., 2019, Transnationalisation and Legal Actors. Legitimacy in Question. Lemann Kristiansen, B. (ed.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

The Distributed Conduct of War: Reframing Debates on Autonomous Weapons, Human Control and Legal Compliance in Targeting

Ekelhof, M. A. C., 2019, 295 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Conclusion: The dark side of legalization

Aalberts, T. & Gammeltoft-Hansen, T., 2018, The Changing Practices of International Law. Cambridge University Press, p. 208-219 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Entering the Invisible College: Defeating Lawyers on Their Own Turf

Aalberts, T. E. & Boer, L. J. M., 27 Sep 2018, In : British Yearbook of International Law. 87, 1, p. 177-195 19 p., bry016.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

International relations and the challenges of interdisciplinarity

Aalberts, T. E., 2018, The SAGE Handbook on History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations . Gofas, A., Hamati-Ataya, I. & Onuf, N. (eds.). Sage, p. 311-325 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2002 2017

Routledge (London/New York) (External organisation)

T.E. Aalberts (Member)

Activity: MembershipAcademic

European Journal of International Relations (External organisation)

T.E. Aalberts (Member)

Activity: MembershipAcademic

International Law’s Objects

T.E. Aalberts (Participant)
31 Mar 20161 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshopAcademic

Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association

T.E. Aalberts (Participant)
2 Jun 20165 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventExpert meetingAcademic