20 October 2020

New visitor at SHIELD and iCourts - Catharine Titi

Catharine TitiThe University of Copenhagen is delighted to welcome Dr. Catharine Titi as a Visiting Professor at SHIELD and iCourts as of October 2020. Catharine is a tenured Research Associate Professor at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)–CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Academic Forum on ISDS, whose work contributes to the discussions in UNCITRAL Working Group III. In addition to sitting on the Board of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), she is a member of the Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) of the Center for American and International Law. Catharine is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), she sits on the panel of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA), and she is appointed to the roster of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) Annex 31-B panellists. She has previously been a consultant at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In 2016, Catharine was awarded the prestigious Smit-Lowenfeld Prize of the International Arbitration Club of New York for the best article published in the field of international arbitration. Catharine’s latest monograph is The Function of Equity in International Law (Oxford University Press 2021).”

At the University of Copenhagen, Catharine will be affiliated with the Study Hub for International Economic Law and Development (SHIELD) and with iCourts. In fall 2020, Catharine will deliver a lecture on nationality and representation in the composition of international courts and tribunals in light of the ongoing discourse on the establishment of a Multilateral Investment Court for the adjudication of investment disputes. Together with the SHIELD team, Catharine will also co-organise the SHIELD Annual Colloquium in September 2021.