prof. dr. W.G. Werner

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Wouter Werner is professor international law at the Centre for the Politics of Transnational Law.   He is currently working on a project on practices of repetition in international law, with a focus on restatements, moot courts and cinematic representations of international law. In 2018 Wouter Werner received a Kaete Hamburger scholarship from the University of Duisburg for his project on repetition.


Wouter Werner's recent publications deal with topics such as documentary film and international criminal law, social acceleration and internatonal law and the formation of customary law through restatements by expert committees. 


He teaches the following courses: Theories and Approaches to War and Collective Security, International Humanitarian Law, Documentary Film and International Law, The Law and Politics of fencing the Use of force. 


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international law Social Sciences
punitivity Social Sciences
anarchy Social Sciences
populism Social Sciences
cosmopolitanism Social Sciences
political theory Social Sciences
criminal law Social Sciences
penalty Social Sciences

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Research Output 2003 2020

Buribunks, The Historical School and International Law

Werner, W. G., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Griffith Law Reviw. 28, 1

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Prefaces and Authorship in International Law: The Example of Vitoria's 'De Indis'

Werner, W. G., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Law, Text, Culture. 23, 1

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Concepties van territorialiteit in het internationaal recht

Werner, W. G. & Boer, L. J. M., Apr 2019, De Grenzen Voorbij: De actualiteit van territorialiteit en jurisdictie. Wolters Kluwer, p. 15-58 44 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Moot Courts, Theatre and Rehearsal Practices

Werner, W. G., May 2019, Backstage Practices of Transnational Law. Boer, L. J. M. & Stolk, S. (eds.). Routledge, p. 157-173 17 p.

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

Activities 2005 2014

  • 9 Membership
  • 8 Editorial work
  • 4 Conference
  • 2 Lecture / Presentation

‘Mastering the Globe: Law, Sovereignty and the Commons of Mankind’

T.E. Aalberts (Speaker), W.G. Werner (Speaker)
24 Apr 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Unknown journal (Journal)

W.G. Werner (Reviewer)

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Medeorganisator congres 'Probing the Boundaries of Humanity'

W.G. Werner (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic