Dr. Ralph Wilde
Dr Ralph Wilde is a member of the Faculty of Laws at University College London. He is currently engaged in an interdisciplinary research project on the extraterritorial application of international human rights law, called ‘human rights beyond borders’, funded by the European Research Council. His book International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away (OUP, 2008) was awarded the Certificate of Merit (book prize) of the American Society of International Law in 2009. Ralph previously served on the Executive Board of the European Society of International Law, the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and, at the International Law Association (ILA), as Co-Rapporteur of the Human Rights Committee, one of the UK representatives on the international Executive Council, Rapporteur of the Study Group on UN Reform, and Joint Honorary Secretary of the British Branch.
- ‘Let them drown’: Rescuing migrants at sea and the non-refoulement obligation as a case study of international law’s relationship to ‘crisis’, EJIL: Talk!, Part I, http://www.ejiltalk.org/let-them-drown-rescuing-migrants-at-sea-and-the-non-refoulement-obligation-as-a-case-study-of-international-laws-relationship-to-crisis-part-i/, posted 25 February 2017; Part II, http://www.ejiltalk.org/let-them-drown-rescuing-migrants-at-sea-and-the-non-refoulement-obligation-as-a-case-study-of-international-laws-relationship-to-crisis-part-ii/, posted 27 February 2017
- ‘When forced migrants decide to make perilous sea crossings: the causal role of international law,’ American Society of International Law, Proceedings of the 110th Annual Meeting: Adapting to a Changing World (forthcoming 2017, American Society of International Law) [2000 words], pre-publication draft obtainable here: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1503864/
- Ralph Wilde, ‘Dilemmas in promoting global economic justice through human rights law’ Chapter 5 in Nehal Bhuta (ed.), The Frontiers of Human Rights: Extraterritoriality and its Challenges, Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law (Oxford University Press, 18 February 2016, ISBN: 9780198769279), 127-175 [49 pages/25,000 words], Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence, full-text open access version obtainable here: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1477638/,
- Human Rights Beyond Borders research project, funded by the European Research Council: https://www.laws.ucl.ac.uk/research/centres-institutes/human-rights-beyond-borders/