Rajkovic, Nikolas Milan

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Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Rajkovic, Nikolas Milan (Prof. Dr.)
Date of birth: 27 April 1974 (Pointe Claire, Canada)

• ARTICLES IN INTERNATIONAL PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS
N M Rajkovic, “Rules, Lawyering and the Politics of Legality: Critical Sociology and International Law’s Rule”, Leiden Journal of International Law 27(May 2014), 331-352.
N M Rajkovic “On Fragments and Geometry: International Legal Order as Metaphor and How it Matters”, Erasmus Law Review 6, no. 1 (2013), 6-16.
P Vennesson and N M Rajkovic, “The Transnational Politics of Warfare Accountability: Human Rights Watch vs. the Israel Defense Forces.’” International Relations 26, no. 4(2012), 409-429.
N M Rajkovic, “‘Global Law’ and Governmentality: (Re)Conceptualizing the ‘Rule of Law’ as Rule ‘through’ Law,” European Journal of International Relations 18, no. 1 (2012), 2952.
N M Rajkovic, “On ‘Bad Law’ and ‘Good Politics’: The Politics of the ICJ Genocide case and its Interpretation”, Leiden Journal of International Law 21(December 2008), 885-910.
N M Rajkovic, “The Limits of Consequentialism: ICTY Conditionality and (Non)Compliance in Post-Milosevic Serbia”, Review of European and Russian Affairs vol. 4, no. 1 (2008), 2772.

• RESEARCH BOOKS AND CHAPTERS (Actual & Forthcoming)
N M Rajkovic, The Politics of International Law and Compliance: Serbia, Croatia and The Hague Tribunal. London: Routledge, 2012: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415671521/
N M Rajkovic, T Aalberts and T Gammeltoft-Hansen (eds.), The Power of Legality: Practices of International Law and their Politics, under contract with Cambridge University Press and expected publication December 2015.
N M Rajkovic, “The Space between Us: International Law, Teleology and the New Orientalism of Counterdisciplinarity”, forthcoming (Fall 2016) in The Law of International Lawyers: Critical Reflections on the Work of Martti Koskenniemi (eds.) M Koskenniemi, W Werner, M de Hoon and A Galan.
N M Rajkovic, “Interdisciplinarity”, forthcoming (Fall 2016) in Fundamental Concepts for International Law: The Construction of a Discipline (eds.) J d’Aspremont and S Singh, under contract with Edward Elgar.

• PUBLICATION COMMITMENTS FOR 2015
N M Rajkovic, “International Criminal Court”, promised chapter for the Edward Elgar Handbook on Global Constitutionalism (eds.) A F Lang and A Wiener (submission deadline 1 March 2016).
N M Rajkovic, “Legal Performance(s) in the Theatre of Fragmentation: Asymmetric Warfare and the Force of Lawyering”, promised chapter for the Oxford Handbook on International Criminal Law (eds.) K J Heller, F Mégret, S Nouwen, J Ohlin, and D Robinson (submission deadline December 2016).

• EDUCATION
09/2005 – 06/2009 PhD in Social and Political Sciences Department of Social and Political Science, European University Institute, Italy
09/2004 – 06/2005 Masters in International Relations and European Studies Department of International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Hungary
09/1999 – 06/2002 LLB Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Canada
01/1995 – 10/1999 BA First Class Honours in Political Science Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada

• CURRENT POSITIONS
01/2016 – Professor and Chair of International Law Tilburg University, The Netherlands
07/2015 – 12/2015 Senior Lecturer in International Law Kent Law School, University of Kent, UK
01/2015 – Present Adjunct Professor in International Law and International Relations College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, South Korea http://kic.khu.ac.kr/intl-scholars-and-visiting-professors/rajkovicnikolas-milan/

• PREVIOUS POSITIONS
01/2013 – 07/2015 Lecturer in International Law Kent Law School, University of Kent, UK
11/2012 – 06/2014 Junior Faculty Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, USA
09/2011 – 12/2012 Lecturer in Public International Law Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent, Belgium
09/2010 – 08/2011 Postdoctoral Researcher in EU Law Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
09/2009 – 08/2010 Assistant Professor in International Relations Kyung Hee International College, Kyung Hee University, South Korea
07/2003 – 07/2004 Barrister and Solicitor, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, Canada

• FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
09/2014 – 06/2015 University of Kent—Social Sciences Prize for Early Career Research http://www.kent.ac.uk/law/news/index.html?view=429
09/2012 – 08/2013 Jean Monnet Fellow in Global Governance, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Italy
09/2012 – 06/2013 Collaborative Research Grant (w/ Lucas Lixinski & Surabhi Ranganathan) Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, USA
06/2012 – 06/2012 Grant for Postdoctoral Training at Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, USA
06/2011 – 06/2011 Grant for Postdoctoral Training at Harvard Law School
Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School, USA
09/2010 – 06/2010 Excellent Lecture Prize awarded to university-wide competition on teaching Kyung Hee University, South Korea
04/2008 – 04/2008 Wildenmann Prize Finalist (European Consortium for Political Research), Annual Prize to young scholar for outstanding paper at ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop, France 2008
09/2004 – 06/2005 Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Highest Masters class ranking, Dept. of International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Hungary.

• TEACHING PORTFOLIO (Courses Taught)
01/2013 – 04/2014 European Human Rights Law (LLM), Kent Law School, University Kent, UK
01/2013 – 04/2015 International Law (UG), Kent Law School, University of Kent, UK
01/2014 – 01/2014 Interdisciplinary Approaches to International Law and Relations (PhD), Institute for Global Law and Policy Intensive Workshop, Harvard Law School, Qatar
09/2013 – 12/2013 Public International Law (LLM), Kent Law School, UK
09/2013 – 12/2014 Legal Aspects of Contemporary International Problems (LLM), Kent Law School, UK
01/2012 – 04/2015 International Diplomatic Law (LLM), Brussels School of International Studies, Belgium
09/2011 – 12/2011 International Relations Theory (LLM), Brussels School of International Studies, Belgium
09/2011 – 12/2012 Public International Law (LLM), Brussels School of Int’l Studies, Belgium
01/2010 – 06/2010 European Union in World Affairs (UG), Kyung Hee University, South Korea
09/2009 – 12/2009 Law and Global Governance (UG), Kyung Hee University, South Korea
09/2009 – 12/2009 History of International Law and Relations (UG), Kyung Hee University, South Korea
09/2009 – 12/2009 Philosophical Sources of International Theory (UG), Kyung Hee University, South Korea

• ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
31/10/2013 – 01/11/2013 COST Workshop Co-Convenor (15 Participants), The Politics of the List: Law, Security, Technology, hosted by the Kent Law School, Canterbury, UK
27/05/2013 – 28/05/2013 COST Workshop Convenor (15 Participants), The Power of Legality: Practices of International Law and their Politics, hosted at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Florence, Italy.
20/09/2012 – 22/09/2012 Workshop Convenor (15 Participants), Re-Zoning the International: The (Im)Possibilities of Interdisciplinary Research, hosted at the Central & East European International Studies Association Convention at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

• INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
09/2014 – Present Director of LLM Recruitment and Admissions, Brussels School of International Studies
09/2014 – Present Director of Graduate Studies for International Law with International Relations, Kent Law School, University of Kent, UK
09/2013 – Present Undergraduate Student Tutor, Kent Law School, UK
09/2013 – 06/2014 Module Convenor for International Criminal Law (LLM), Kent Law School, UK

• COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
10/2015 – Present Academic Council Member of the Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard Law School
09/2015 – Present Editorial Board Member of the Politics of Transnational Law Series, Routledge
01/2014 – Present Associated Researcher of the Centre for the Politics of Transnational Law (CePTL), VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.
01/2013 – 01/2015 “Territorial Working Group” Member of COST IS1003 Action “International Law between Constitutionalisation and Fragmentation: Law in the Post-National Constellation”, VU Amsterdam, Netherlands.
03/2011 – 12/2012 Management Board Member of COST IS1003 Action “International Law between Constitutionalisation and Fragmentation: Law in the PostNational Constellation.

• MEMBERSHIPS IN LEARNED OR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
07/2004 – Present Member, Bar of Ontario, Canada 09/2009 – Present Member, International Studies Association, USA
01/2012 – Present Member, European Society of International Law, Italy
05/2014 – Present Member, International Society of Public Law, USA

• INVITED INTERNATIONAL LECTURES
12/2015 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, The Netherlands
10/2014 Kyung Hee University Law School, South Korea
10/2014 Korea University Law School, South Korea
05/2014 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 04/2014 School of Law, Mississippi College, USA
03/2014 Department of Legal Studies, Carleton University, Canada 01/2014 Inst. for Global Law and Policy Workshop, Harvard Law School, Qatar
10/2011 COST PhD Training School, EUI, Italy
03/2011 Institute for Philosophical Studies, University of Belgrade, Serbia

• LANGUAGE SKILLS
Fluent                       English
Mother Tongue       Serbian (Bosnian, Croatian & Montenegrin—sister languages)
Good                        French, Italian

• PEER REVIEWER FOR THE FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS, BOOK PUBLISHERS AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION
Ashgate
Cambridge University Press
Cooperation and Conflict
Crime, Law and Social Change
Erasmus Law Review
European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
European Journal of International Relations
Global Constitutionalism
International Relations
Journal of International Relations and Development
Leiden Journal of International Law
Routledge
Society and Space