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Malthe Hilal-Harvald

Malthe Hilal-Harvald

PhD Student

Malthe Harvald joined the Faculty on 1 January 2017 as a PhD Fellow at CECS. The title of his project is "The Institutional Challenge of Islamic Supremacy as a Supra-Legislative Norm", and his supervisor is Dr. Ebrahim Afsah. 

Mr. Harvald received his LLB from University of Southern Denmark and his LLM from UCPH. The title of his master's thesis was "A Comparative Study of the Islamic Repugnancy Clauses in the Constitutions of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan". 

Mr. Harvald has among other things previously worked as a student assistant at CECS where he supported Dr. Afsah in the creation of the MOOC entitled "Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World". Mr. Harvald has also worked as a student assistant in the Afghanistan Team at The Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law in Heidelberg, Germany. Upon graduation he was promoted to full-time research fellow and implented legal development projects in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Primary fields of research

Comparative Constitutional Law, Public International Law, Constitutional Law in Islamic Countries

Current research

Currently, Mr. Harvald is researching the role of Islam in a number of constitutions from North Africa.

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