Dr. Rotem Giladi
Rotem Giladi was a research fellow at Dubnow Institute from June 2017 to September 2019, and from October 2019 became an affiliated researcher. In the academic year 2019/2020 he held a teaching position in International Law at University of Edinburgh. He studied Law at the University of Essex (LL.B.), and completed his master degree in Law (LL.M.) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in International Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Doctoral Candidate between 2008 and 2011 at the University of Michigan Law School; subject of S.J.D. thesis: »Occupation, Humanity, Order. A Critique of International Humanitarian Law.« Worked as legal and policy adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, and taught International Law at at the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he currently works as a docent.
- Jews, Sovereignty, and International Law: Ideology, Identity, and Ambivalence in Early Israeli Diplomacy
- Nathan Feinberg and His Contemporaries: Jewish International Lawyers and the Sovereign Condition
- History of International Law
- Diplomatic history, especially Israeli diplomacy of the first decade (1948–1957)
- Jewish diplomacy and modern Jewish history
Essays and Articles
Corporate Belligerency and the Delegation Theory from Grotius to Westlake, in: Grotiana 41 (2020) 349–370.
Protection under the Law of Occupation. Critical Genealogies, in: Yuval Shany, Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen (eds.), Ruth Lapidoth Book, The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law, The Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2020, 79–96 (Hebrew).
The Transformation of Sefton Rowson (Shabtai Rosenne), in: James Loeffler, Moria Paz (eds.), The Law of Strangers: Critical Perspectives on Jewish Lawyering and International Legal Thought, Cambridge, 2019, 221–248.
Picking Battles. Race, Decolonization, and International Law, in: Philipp Dann, Jochen von Bernstroff (eds.), Battle for International Law in the Decolonization Era 1955—75, Cambridge, 2019, 216–231.
The Phoenix of Colonial War. Race, the Laws of War, and the “Horror on the Rhine”, in: Leiden Journal of International Law 30 (2017), no. 4, 847–875.
Negotiating Identity. Israel, Apartheid, and the United Nations 1949—1952, in: English Historical Review CXXXII (2017), no. 559, 1440–1472.
A »Historical Commitment«? Identity and Ideology in Israel's Attitude to the Refugee Convention 1951–4, in: The International History Review 37 (2015), no. 4, 745–767.
The Utility and Limits of Legal Mandate. Humanitarian Assistance, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Mandate Ambiguity, in: Andrej Zwitter et al.(eds.), Humanitarian Action. Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses, Cambridge 2015, 81–106.
Israel Law Review 41 (2008), no. 1–2, 246–301.