SHIELD – Study Hub for International Economic Law and Development

SHIELD is a research group at the Faculty of Law, examining the topics of international economic law, dispute settlement, and policy-making. SHIELD also studies significance of economic and non-economic values in these fields.

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SHIELD focuses on issues of international trade, investment and commercial law, as well as dispute resolution. The Hub also examines intersections between economic and non-economic values and interests, such as environment, sustainability and efficiency, health, and cultural heritage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you a student interested in international investment law and sustainability? Join Joanna Lam and Hersh Sewak for the course in the spring semester:

 

 

Summer School in International Business Law (IBL) is a 2-week advanced program, hosted by SHIELD and offered under the auspices of the 4EU+ Alliance.

Target group: the IBL Summer School is aimed at legal and business practitioners, as well as professionals from the public sector facilitating international trade, and students of final years with established interest in cross-border commercial practice.

Read more about 4EU+ Summer School in International Business Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conferences

Nordic-Asian Forum for International Economic Law

bi-annual forum events: international conference and Special Seminar for legal and business practitioners

  • “EU and Asia in the Digitalized World” (2021)

Visit webpage: EU and Asia in the Digitalized World – University of Copenhagen (ku.dk)

Watch video: III Nordic-Asian Forum for International Economic Law

 

  • “Sustainable Development and Economic Policy-Making” (2019)

Watch video: II Nordic-Asian Forum for International Economic Law 

  • “China and International Economic Dispute Resolution” (2018)

Watch video: Faculty of Law: focus on China in International Economic Law

SHIELD Lecture Series ‘Transformations Of Global Economic Governance’ 

  • Catharine Titi "Nationality and Representation on the International Bench" in collaboration with the European Society of International Law

Watch video:  SHIELD & ESIL Lecture: Catharine Titi "Nationality and Representation on the International Bench" 

  • Anne van Aaken: “Future of the Multilateral Trading System” 

Colloquia and workshops

  • 1st ENERGIZE Workshop – DFF Project "ENERGIZE: Re-Shaping International Investment Law for the Green Transition", PI Joanna Lam (August 2022) 
  • 'Sources of International Law and Environmental Protection in the Interpretation of Investment Treaties' (November 2021)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Researchers

Internal researchers

Name Title Image
Andhov, Alexandra Associate Professor Billede af Andhov, Alexandra
Andhov, Marta Associate Professor Billede af Andhov, Marta
Cullen, Miriam Associate Professor Billede af Cullen, Miriam
Dothan, Shai Associate Professor Billede af Dothan, Shai
Kianzad, Behrang Postdoc Billede af Kianzad, Behrang
Lam, Joanna Professor with special responsibilities Billede af Lam, Joanna
Sewak, Hersh PhD Fellow Billede af Sewak, Hersh
Xiang, Wen Associate Professor Billede af Xiang, Wen
Yang, Jie PhD Student Billede af Yang, Jie

Contact

Joanna LamProfessor with special responsibilities, Director of SHIELD
Joanna Lam

E-mail: joanna.lam@jur.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 33 08 95

Past events