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Nicola Perugini

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Nicola Perugini is Lecturer in international relations at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on international law, human rights, and political violence. He is the author of The Human Right to Dominate (Oxford University Press 2015, with Neve Gordon), and he is currently working on a book entitled Human Shields: A Political and Legal History, which will be published by the University of California Press in 2019. He has published articles on embedded anthropology, asylum seekers, humanitarianism and visual cultures, law and spatial practices, the politics of international law, settler colonialism and trauma in Israel/Palestine. Nicola has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (2012/2013) and a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University (2014-2016), and he is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (2017-2019).