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.




































Internal researchers

Name Title Image
Andhov, Alexandra Associate Professor Billede af Andhov, Alexandra
Andhov, Marta Associate Professor Billede af Andhov, Marta
Hovden, Katarina PhD Student Billede af Hovden, Katarina
Kianzad, Behrang Research Assistant Billede af Kianzad, Behrang
Lam, Joanna Professor with special responsibilities Billede af Lam, Joanna
Valkanou, Theodora PhD Student Billede af Valkanou, Theodora
Xiang, Wen Associate Professor Billede af Xiang, Wen


Joanna LamProfessor with special responsibilities, Director of SHIELD
Joanna Lam

Phone: +45 35 33 08 95

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