Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Jure Vidmar (MA, LLM, Dr phil, PhD) is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of Law and Research Fellow of St John's College, Oxford. Prior to taking up these posts in 2012, Jure was an Anglo-German Fellow in the Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford. His previous positions include post-doctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Amsterdam, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, University of Pretoria.
Jure's main research and teaching interests lie within public international law, human rights, European law, and political theory. He has taught and/or supervised at the universities Oxford, Pretoria, Amsterdam and Nottingham. Jure is the author of a monograph entitled 'Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice' (Oxford, Hart, 2013) and co-editor (with Erika de Wet) of 'Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights' (Oxford, OUP, 2012). He is also an editor of the Hague Yearbook of International Law. Some of his publications are available on SSRN.
E De Wet and J Vidmar, 'Conflicts between International Paradigms: Hierarchy versus Systemic Integration' (2013) Global Constitutionalism 196
J Vidmar, 'Democracy and Regime-Change in the post-Cold War International Law' (2013) New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law (forthcoming)
J Vidmar, 'Palestine and the Conceptual Problem of Implicit Statehood' (2013) 12 Chinese Journal of International Law 19
J Vidmar, 'Rethinking Jus Cogens after Germany v. Italy: Back to Article 53?' (2013) 60 Netherlands International Law Review 1
J Vidmar, 'Territorial Integrity and the Law of Statehood' (2013) 44 George Washington International Law Review 697
J Vidmar, 'Unilateral Secession in a Multipolar World' (2013) 107 Proceedings of the American Society of International Law (forthcoming)
J Vidmar, 'Conceptualizing Declarations of Independence in International Law' (2012) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 153
J Vidmar, 'Explaining the Legal Effects of Recognition' (2012) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 361
J Vidmar, 'South Sudan and the International Legal Framework Governing the Emergence and Delimitation of New States' (2012) Texas International Law Journal 541
J Vidmar, 'The Kosovo Advisory Opinion Scrutinized' (2011) Leiden Journal of International Law 355
J Vidmar, 'Confining International Borders in the Practice of Post-1990 State Creations' (2010) Heidelberg Journal of International Law 319
J Vidmar, 'Multiparty Democracy: International and European Human Rights Law Perspectives' (2010) Leiden Journal of International Law 209
J Vidmar, 'Remedial Secession in International Law: Theory and (Lack of) Practice' (2010) St Antony's International Review 37
J Vidmar, 'The Problem of International Constitutionalism: Can International Law Operate Vertically?' (2010) Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law
J Vidmar, 'The Right of Self-Determination and Multiparty Democracy: Two Sides of the Same Coin?' (2010) Human Rights Law Review 239
J Vidmar, 'International Legal Responses to Kosovo's Declaration of Independence' (2009) Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 779
J Vidmar, 'Montenegro's Path to Independence: A Study of Self-Determination, Statehood and Recognition' (2007) Hanse Law Review 73
J Vidmar, Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice (Hart Publishing 2013)
E De Wet and J Vidmar, Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights (Oxford University Press 2012)
J Vidmar, Democratic Transition and Democratic Consolidation in Slovenia (P Lang 2008)
J Vidmar, 'Human Rights and Democratic Legitimacy of Governments in International Law: Practice of States and UN Organs' in Panara, Wilson (eds), The 'Arab Spring': New Patterns for Democracy in International Law (M Nijhoff 2013)
J Vidmar, 'Unilateral Declarations of Independence in International Law' in French (ed), Statehood, Self-Determination and Minorities: Reconciling Tradition and Modernity in International Law (Cambridge University Press 2013)
E De Wet and J Vidmar, 'Conclusions' in E De Wet, J Vidmar (eds), Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights (Oxford University Press 2012)
E De Wet and J Vidmar, 'Introduction' in E De Wet, J Vidmar (eds), Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights (Oxford University Press 2012)
J Vidmar, 'Norm Conflicts and Hierarchy in International Law: Towards a Vertical International Legal System' in E De Wet, J Vidmar (eds), Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights (Oxford University Press 2012)
J Vidmar, 'Kosovo: Unilateral Secession and Multilateral State-Making' in Summers (ed), Kosovo: A Precedent? The Declaration of Independence, the Advisory Opinion and Implications for Statehood, Self-Determination and Minority Rights (M Nijhoff 2011)
J Vidmar, 'EU-UK-Scotland: How Two Referenda Created a Complicated Love Triangle' (2013) EJIL Talk!
J Vidmar, 'Does General Assembly Resolution 67/19 Have Any Implications for the Legal Status of Palestine?' (2012) EJIL Talk!
J Vidmar, 'The Kosovo Opinion and General International Law: How Far-Reaching and Controversial is the ICJ's Reasoning' (2010) Hague Justice Portal