Malcolm Evans (academic lawyer)

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Sir
Malcolm David Evans
OBE
Malcolm Evans par Claude Truong-Ngoc mars 2015.jpg
Malcolm Evans (2015)
Born 1959
Occupation Professor of Public International Law
Known for English legal scholar
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)
Academic background
Education Regent's Park College, Oxford
Thesis year 1987
Academic work
Discipline Law
Institutions University of Bristol

Sir Malcolm David Evans KCMG OBE (born 1959) is an English legal scholar. He is Professor of Public International Law and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law in the University of Bristol.

His research interests include the law of the sea and the international protection of human rights, with particular focus on the freedom of religion and the prevention of torture.

He studied law at Regent's Park College, Oxford (1979-82 and 1983-87). He was appointed to a lectureship at the University of Bristol in 1988 and in 1999 was appointed Professor of Public International Law. He was Head of the School of Law 2003-05 before becoming Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law.

He is a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Advisory Panel on Freedom of Religion and Belief; the International Law Association Human Rights Law and Practice Committee; and the Board of Management of the Association for the Prevention of Torture.

He has worked extensively on human rights issues for numerous international bodies and NGOs and is currently a member and Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture.[1]

In 2015 Evans was appointed as a member of the reconstituted panel of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.[2]

He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to torture prevention and religious freedom.[3]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Evans, Malcolm D. (1989). Relevant Circumstances and Maritime Delimitation. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0-198-25240-5. 
  • ——— (1997). Religious Liberty and International Law in Europe. Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-55021-5. 
  • ———; Morgan, Rod (1998). Preventing Torture: A Study of the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-198-26257-2. 
  • ———; Morgan, Rod (2001). Combating Torture in Europe. Council of Europe Press. ISBN 978-9-2871-4614-4. 
  • ——— (2008). Manual on the Wearing of Religious Symbols in Public Areas. Council of Europe & Martinus Nijhoff. ISBN 978-9-2871-6616-6. 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Chair and the Panel". Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Chair and the Panel". Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 61450. p. N4. 30 December 2015.