Post-Doctoral Researchers

Ruben Reike


Dr Ruben Reike is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the European University Institute, working on the ERC project: “Individualisation of War: Reconfiguring the Morality, Law, and Politics of Armed Conflict”. In the context of this research project, Ruben is part of the Accountability Team, which studies challenges and dilemmas arising from efforts to operationalise accountability for criminal acts undertaken in the course of war.

Ruben has a Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Oxford (UK), a Masters in International Studies from the University of Queensland (Australia), and a BA in Political Science from the University of Bielefeld (Germany). Ruben has also worked for Amnesty International.
Ruben’s research interests include the principle of Responsibility to Protect and humanitarian intervention, the prevention of atrocity crimes, the relationship between international criminal justice and peace processes, and criminalization in international relations.

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Alexandre Skander Galand

Dr Alexandre Skander Galand is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow on the ERC-funded project The Individualisation of War: Reconfiguring the Ethics, Law and Politics of Armed Conflict. Dr Galand’s current research focuses on the dilemmas arising from the application of the doctrine of command responsibility in contemporary armed conflicts. He has published articles on aspects of international criminal law, international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

He is a member of the Barreau du Québec and holds a Ph.D. in International Law from the European University Institute. Before joining this project, Dr Galand was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Global Public Law, Koç University. He is an associate editor of the Oxford Reports on International Human Rights Law / UN Treaty Bodies, has consulted for the case Matrix Network and worked for the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute as part of the War Crimes Justice Project.

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