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Treaty Interpretation in Recent Case Law - by Dr Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne

Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne has been a Lecturer in Law at the University of Reading since Sptember 2013.

He has recently completed his DPhil in Oxford, on the topic of 'International Law and the Procedural Regulation of Internment in Non-International Armed Conflict'. He was previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Public International Law for the Law Faculty in Oxford and a Stipendiary Lecturer and Director of Studies in Law at Merton College, for which he taught the undergraduate course in trusts law. Other previous positions include British Research Council Fellow at the John W Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC, Convenor of the Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group, and Treasurer & Member of the Executive Committee of Oxford Pro Bono Publico. Lawrence's research interests cut across a number of topics within public international law, and his recent work has focused on international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international criminal law. He is especially interested in the relationship of these different areas to general international law. He is currently finalising a monograph entitled Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict to be published in 2015 by Oxford University Press.

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