26 July 2019

New Visitor at iCourts - Julia Liebermann

Julia Liebermann is a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations at the Cluster of Excellence “The Formation of Normative Orders” at Darmstadt University and Goethe University Frankfurt. Her thesis inquires World Bank led judicial reform projects and compliance with the judgements of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Peru and Argentina, focusing especially on the coordination among actors at national level.

During her doctoral thesis she was a visiting fellow at the team of supervision of sentences at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San José and conducted interviews in Washington D.C., Lima and Buenos Aires in 2018. Furthermore, she held a visiting fellowship at the Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM) in Buenos Aires. Her research interest is at the intersection of law and politics, connecting transition studies and the analysis of processes in development cooperation and in international arbitration.

Julia holds an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Reading and a Diploma in Latin American studies from Cologne University. She previously worked at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at Ruhr University Bochum and as intern at the German Development Agency (GIZ) as well as several international NGOs, among them Amnesty International Chile and Minority Rights Group International.