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Dr Natalia Szablewska
GradCertAP(SCU), PhD, DipIHL(ICRC), BEconSocSt(Hons)
Current Appointment: Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Law & Justice - Gold Coast

Telephone: 07 5589 3138
Location: A3.21
Campus: Gold Coast

Brief Biographical Details
Dr Natalia Szablewska has over ten years of professional experience in research and public policy which spans across the public sector, governmental and non-governmental organisations and academia in four countries. She is a lecturer in law at SCU School of Law and Justice and a visiting professor at Mekong University (Cambodia), and her academic experience includes working at universities across Australia, the UK and Cambodia where she taught and convened numerous courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Natalia's professional experience includes working in a Human Rights NGO in Moscow (Russian Justice Initiative), the Solicitors Regulation Authority (UK), the Welsh Assembly Government, the British House of Commons, the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, the United Nations Association Wales and the David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies (DDMI). She is regularly invited to judge at moot court competitions, including The Jessup International Law Moot Court, The Australian Law Students' Association (ALSA) and Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot Court. Natalia is Board Member of the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Committee (QLD) and is on the Editorial Board of Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (JIHLS) and Studies in Public Law ('Studia Prawa Publicznego'), and contributes as one of the editors to a Polish blog on international law ('Przegląd Prawa Międzynarodowego' To date, Natalia has supervised to successful completion 11 Masters theses and numerous honours projects, and has acted as an examiner for 13 Masters theses.

Current Teaching
LAW00053 Foundations of Torts (Unit Assessor)
LAW00521 International Law (Unit Assessor)
LAW30003 International Humanitarian Law (Unit Assessor)
LAW00524 Independent Legal Research (Unit Assessor)
LAW10180 Law of Torts
LAW10157 Australian Legal System
LAW10181 Legal Research: Context, Perspective and Method

Current Research
New Trends in Transitional Justice
International Refuge Law
Human Trafficking and Sex Work
Human Rights in Social Marketing
Politics of International Law

Research Interests
General public international law
International humanitarian law
International human rights law
International criminal law
International refugee Law
Trafficking in human beings
Rule of law
International relations (IR) theory and philosophy

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (QLD Branch)
Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL)
International Law Association (British Branch)

Areas of Expertise
Public international law
International humanitarian law
International human rights law
International criminal law
Public consultations
Qualitative and quantitative research

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Last Updated: 07/11/2014 10:18:02 AM