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Eric Corthay Assistant Professor of International Law and International Relations
Bahrain Polytechnic

Areas of Expertise 
Development of International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Law, Peace and Security, Terrorism, United Nations

Background
Dr. Eric Corthay is a full-time faculty member at Bahrain Polytechnic. Educated at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, his teaching and research experience includes periods at the University of Geneva, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, and the AMA International University. He has also previously worked for the United Nations in Geneva and in the Middle East.

Dr. Corthay is a member of several international law societies, and a member of the Board of Editors of the IJIL. He is the author of The Fight against International Terrorism, On the Legality of the Use of Armed Force (Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2012, in French) and a series of journal articles in public international law.

Recent Publications 
La lutte contre le terrorisme international, De la licéité du recours à la force armée (The Fight against International Terrorism, On the Legality of the Use of Armed Force), Basel, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2012, 445 p.

‘Military Cooperation against Terrorism from the Standpoint of International Law’, Indonesian Journal of International Law, 2014 (forthcoming).

‘Operation Trip to Atlantic City in Light of the Right of Self-Defence’, Journal of Sharia and Law, 2014 (forthcoming).

‘Terreur sacrée et liberté de religion’, Annales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, Lebanon, 2009, 24 (1), 129-158.

‘Les concepts de citoyenneté et de nationalité à la lumière du droit international public : aperçu de quelques droits et obligations des Etats’, Annales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, Lebanon, 2007, 23 (1), 115-130.

‘Le concept de terrorisme ou la définition d’un monstre polycéphale’, L’Observateur des Nations Unies, 2006, 20 & 21 (Special Num.), 111-144.

‘Le régime juridique du recours à la force tel qu’interprété par les Etats membres de l’Organisation de la Conférence islamique, Journal of the History of International Law, 2005, 7 (2), 211-253.

Recueil de documents, in L. Boisson de Chazournes, et al. (eds.), Crimes de l’histoire et réparations: les réponses du droit et de la justice, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2004.

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Updated November, 2014