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Hedi Viterbo

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Hedi Viterbo is Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex. Previously, he was a Leverhulme Early Career fellow at SOAS, University of London, a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, and a visiting researcher at Columbia University.

His research examines legal issues concerning state violence, childhood, and sexuality from an interdisciplinary and global perspective. He is co-author of The ABC of the OPT: A Legal Lexicon of the Israeli Control over the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Cambridge University Press 2018, with Orna Ben-Naftali and Michael Sfard). Among his other publications are ‘Seeing Torture Anew: A Transnational Reconceptualization of State Torture and Visual Evidence’ (Stanford Journal of International Law 2014), ‘Rights as a Divide-and-Rule Mechanism: Lessons from the Case of Palestinians in Israeli Custody’ (Law & Social Inquiry 2018), and ‘Ties of Separation: Analogy and Generational Segregation in North America, Australia, and Israel/Palestine’ (Brooklyn Journal of International Law 2017).