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Saeed Bagheri

Dr. Saeed Bagheri, Max Weber Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute and Visiting Scholar at Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
Saeed Bagheri

Saeed Bagheri is a Visiting Scholar at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden Law School. He is also a Max Weber Post-Doctoral Fellow in Law at the Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI). Saeed has been engaged in teaching the course on the “Use of Armed Force in International Law” at University College London (UCL), to international pre-master’s students (2018). His areas of research and teaching are the law of armed conflict and war studies, the law governing the use of armed force, international peace and security, human rights, nuclear weapons and disarmament. Saeed is an editorial member of the Scholink published peer-reviewed Journal of Economics, Law and Policy and a regular contributor to BBC Persian, the British Broadcaster’s Persian-language news channel. He can be reached via email at s.bagheri.2@umail.leidenuniv.nl and saeed.bagheri@eui.eu and on LinkedIn, ResearchGate.

Key publications

  • The Legal Aspects of Turkey’s War Against the PKK: A Case for Self-Defence within the Context of International Law, Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law (Vol. 2017), pp. 155-172 (2018) Bagheri, S.
  • Iran’s Attitude to Security in the Strait of Hormuz: An International Law Perspective, New Zealand Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 13), pp. 83-106. (2015) Bagheri, S.
  • The Military Use of Children by the Syrian-Iraqi Salafi-Jihadist Group, Russian Law Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 79-97. (2017) Bagheri, S.
  • Self-Defense in Karabakh Conflict?, Russian Law Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 150-164. (2015) Bagheri, S.
  • Turkish Military Intervention in Mosul: A Legal and Political Perspective, EJIL Talk. (2017) Bagheri, S.