The Future of ICL: A Masterclass with Patricia Viseur Sellers

Patricia Viseur Sellers London School of Economics
Date: Monday 17 June
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Where: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9, 185 Pelham St, Carlton
Register: If you would like to participate, please contact Hilary Charlesworth at [email protected], providing a brief statement of your research interests by Monday 10 June.

MLS PhD students and ECRs are invited to participate in a Masterclass on ‘The Future of International Criminal Law’ led by Patricia Viseur Sellers, currently the Special Advisor for Gender in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

Ms. Sellers is a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College of the University of Oxford where she teaches international criminal law and human rights law. She is a Practising Professor at London School of Economics and a Senior Research Fellow at the Human Rights Center of the University of California, Berkeley. She was the Legal Advisor for Gender, Acting Head of the Legal Advisory Section and a prosecutor at the Yugoslav (ICTY) Tribunal from 1994 until February 2007 and the Legal Advisor for Gender at the Rwanda Tribunal (ICTR) from 1995-1999. Ms Sellers developed the legal strategies and was a member of the trial teams of Akayesu, Furundzija, and Kunarac. These landmark decisions remain the pre-eminent legal standards for the interpretation of sexual violence as war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, torture and enslavement.