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Fuad ZARBIYEV

Associate Professor, International Law
Co-director, LL.M. in International Law
Spoken languages
Azerbaijani, English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Dispute settlement
  • Governance, local and international
  • Human rights
  • International courts and tribunals
  • International law (public, private)
  • International organisations, UN

Profile

 

Fuad Zarbiyev holds a PhD in International Law (summa cum laude) from the Graduate Institute, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School and the Diploma of the Hague Academy of International Law. Previously, he was a Global Research Fellow at New York University School of Law and worked as an associate attorney and counsel with the New York office of the international law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. He is the recipient of the James Crawford prize awarded for his article entitled ‘Judicial Activism in International Law’ published in Journal of International Dispute Settlement. His research interests include the politics and sociology of international law and institutions, transnational regulatory processes, international judicial behavior, investment arbitration, treaty interpretation, human rights and philosophy, critical theory and post-structuralist discourse analysis as applied to international law.

 

Selected publications

 

Monograph

  • Le discours interprétatif en droit international contemporain: un essai critique (Bruylant, 2015)

Articles and Chapters in Books

  • "The 'Cash Value' of the Rules of Treaty Interpretation", 32 Leiden Journal of International Law 33 (2019)
  • "Saying Credibly What the Law Is. On Marks of Authority in International Law" 9 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 291 (2018)
  • “Le mimétisme jurisprudentiel en droit international” in Vincent Négri & Isabelle Schulte-Tenckhoff (eds), Dissémination et mimétisme en droit international: un regard anthropologique sur la formation des normes 59 (Pedone 2016)
  • “A Genealogy of Textualism in Treaty Interpretation”, in Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat, & Matthew Windsor (eds.), Interpretation in International Law 251 (Oxford University Press 2015)
  • “Judicial Activism in International Law: A Conceptual Framework for Analysis”, 3 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 247 (2012) (Winner of the James Crawford Prize)
  • “Les politiques de la vérité juridique en droit international”, 18 Finnish Yearbook of International Law 343 (2007)
  • “L’interprétation téléologique des traités comme moyen de prise en compte des valeurs et intérêts environnementaux”, in Hélène-Ruiz Fabri & Lorenzo Gradoni (eds.), Emergence et circulation de concepts juridiques en droit international de l’environnement: entre mondialisation et fragmentation 199 (Paris, Société de législation comparée, 2009)
  • “Retour sur une situation insolite dans le contentieux international : décision du 3 juillet 2001 de la Commission de libre échange de l’ALENA et les procédures en cours”, Revue belge de droit international 237(2010)
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