Law professor Charles C. Jalloh joins the roster of sixty-one Fulbright scholars and professionals at FIU who have taught, researched, furnished provider, or an aggregate thereof, at universities, NGOs, and different entities across the globe. In addition, Jalloh spent six months as Fulbright Distinguished Chair on the Lund University Faculty of Law and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden.
Lund University’s Faculty of Law and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law invited Jalloh to behavior research and offer numerous lectures on his Fulbright task titled “Nature, Scope, and Limits of the Principle of Universal Jurisdiction in International Law.” In addition, he taught Swedish undergrad and graduate law students a complicated course at the work of the International Law Commission, to which he changed into elected by using the UN General Assembly for a five-12 months time period in 2016; recorded a podcast on crimes in opposition to humanity; and moderated a panel following the screening of “Under the Wire” on the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. “Under the Wire” is a documentary about the murder of an award-triumphing American journalist, Marie Colvin, who became reporting at the fee of global crimes in Syria. Jalloh additionally provided papers at conferences in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Hamburg and Berlin, Germany.
Lastly, for an upcoming e-book he’s co-authoring, Jalloh traveled to Chad to interview victims of torture and crimes towards humanity. Former Chadian President Hussein Habre turned into tried, convicted, and sentenced.
“I am profoundly thankful to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for this extraordinarily coveted award, the Swedish Fulbright Commission in addition to Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for website hosting me,” says Jalloh, now returned at FIU. “As main educational and research institutions in Sweden, they’ve allowed me to make tremendous connections with colleagues in the field of international regulation in Europe. Moreover, they helped open a new door to the Nordic international locations. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden are, of course, broadly regarded in my area as supportive of global law.
“But it becomes first-rate to also get a primary-hand revel in of being immersed of their criminal way of life and tasty each day with their lecturers, students and legal professionals in overseas ministries to apprehend why they’re so dedicated to advancing a rule-primarily based global prison order.”
The Distinguished Chair application is taken into consideration the maximum prestigious appointment inside the Fulbright Scholar Program. There are the best forty chairs every 12 months in all academic disciplines mixed, and the best 3 of them specifically targeted in regulation. Of the three in regulation, the handiest one is unique for worldwide law. The awards are made to scholars judged via peers to be the various eminent leaders of their subject.
Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program is the U.S. Authorities’ flagship instructional software designed to grow mutual knowledge between humans of America and different countries thru the exchange of persons, understanding, and skills. It offers study, studies, and teaching opportunities in extra than 160 countries to faculty, directors, and students.
“I inspire any member of the college to do not forget making use of to Fulbright—to make use of such awards for the excellent profession and private growth via contacts and sources that aren’t to be had in ones’ domestic community,” Jalloh provides. “Let me use this opportunity to renowned and thank the then-interim dean of the College of Law, Tay Ansah, and the Office of Faculty & Global Affairs, specifically Vice Provost Meredith Newman and Fulbright Scholar Program Campus Liaison Birgitta Rausch-Montoto, for their first-rate aid.”