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Max Weber Fellow 2020-2021

Email: [email protected]
Tel: (+39)-055-4685-517 (ext: 2517)
Office: VPAD 09

European University Institute
Max Weber Programme
Via dei Roccettini, 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole

Departmental affiliation: Law

Mentor: Neha Jain


Orfeas Tassinis is currently reading for a Ph.D. in international law at the University of Cambridge. He has studied law at the universities of Athens, Thessaloniki and NYU.

In broad terms, Orfeas’ research explores fundamental concepts of international law from an interdisciplinary perspective. His dissertation project explores the philosophical foundations of international organizations’ law. Orfeas has also published on international dispute resolution, comparative international law, and the historical origins of self-determination.

At the EUI, Orfeas will be working on his new project regarding the theory of customary international law. This research will investigate in more depth the role of interpretation with respect to the identification and application of customary international law. 

Expertise for Teaching and Mentoring of Ph.D. Researchers

Orfeas has taught international law at the Universities of Athens and Cambridge. In Athens, he taught international dispute resolution, while in Cambridge he convened graduate workshops for the courses on the International Law of Global Governance and the Law of the World Trade Organization.

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