Eyal Benvenisti

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Eyal Benvenisti (Hebrew: איל בנבנשתי‎, born 1959) is an attorney and professor of human rights at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law. Since 2003 he has been part of the Global Law Faculty at New York University School of Law. He is the founding co-editor of Theoretical Inquiries in Law (1997–2002), where he served as Editor in Chief (2003-2006). He has also served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of International Law, and International Law in Domestic Courts.

Early life and education[edit]

Benvenisti was born in Israel in 1959. He attended local schools. He earned his LL. B. (1984) at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He went to the United States for graduate work, where he received a Master's in Law (LL.M.) (1988) and J.S.D. (1990), Yale Law School.

Academic career[edit]

He returned to Jerusalem, where he started his academic career at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in international law.

In addition to teaching and research, he served as Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University (2000–2002). He was Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law (2002–2005).

He is currently a professor of human rights at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law. His areas of teaching and research include international law, constitutional law and administrative law.

He has served as Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, University of Michigan School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Toronto Law School, University of Hamburg Institute of Law & Economics. A Humboldt Fellow at the Humboldt University and the University of Munich and a Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for International Law at Heidelberg.

Since 2003 he has been part of the Global Law Faculty, New York University School of Law.

Serves on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of International Law, and International Law in Domestic Courts. Founding Co-Editor, Theoretical Inquiries in Law (1997–2002, Editor in Chief 2003-2006).

Associate Member, Institut de Droit International (2011).[1]

In 2012 he won the European Research Council Advanced Grant.[2][3] The research will held at Tel Aviv University.[4]

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Sharing Transboundary Resources: International Law and Optimal Resource Use. [1] (Cambridge University Press, 2002).
  • The International Law of Occupation (Princeton University Press, 1993) (paperback edition with a new preface, 2004) (second edition, forthcoming by Oxford University Press).[2]
  • Private Property and the Israeli-Palestinian Settlement (The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1998, in Hebrew) (co-author: Eyal Zamir).[3]
  • The Legal Status of Lands Acquired by Israelis before 1948 in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem (The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1993) (in Hebrew) (co-author: Eyal Zamir)[4] ISSN 033-8681.
  • Legal Dualism: The Absorption of the Occupied Territories into Israel (Westview Press, 1989)

Editor of following books[edit]

  • Israel and the Palestinian Refugees, (with Chaim Gans and Sari Hanafi, Springer Academic Press, 2006).[5]
  • The Impact of International Law on International Cooperation [6] (with Moshe Hirsch, Cambridge University Press, 2004).
  • Challenges to the Welfare State in an Era of Globalization, (with Georg Nolte, Springer Academic Press, (2003).[7]

Articles (selected)[edit]

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