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Dr Stuart Casey-Maslen
Position(s) Honorary Professor at the University of Pretoria

Dr Stuart Casey-Maslen is Honorary Professor at the University of Pretoria. He holds a doctorate in the law of armed conflict and master’s degrees in international human rights law and forensic ballistics. He is the co-editor, with Gro Nystuen and Annie Golden Bersagel, of Nuclear Weapons under International Law, published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. He has participated in diplomatic conferences adopting weapons law treaties for UNICEF (the 1996 Amended Protocol II to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons), the ICRC (the 1997 Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention) and Norwegian People’s Aid (the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions), and served as a Legal Adviser to the Swiss delegation in the negotiation of the 2013 Arms Trade Treaty. His book on the interpretation of Hague Law was published by Hart in 2018 and his work on Jus ad Bellum is being published by Hart later in 2019. A joint work with Tobias Vestner on disarmament law is being published by Routledge in June 2019