International Law Under Construction was founded in early 2017, adding to the academic debate with frequent blog posts about topics of international law. The blog aims to effectively contribute to the active advancement of knowledge in society and the promotion of topics and issues revolving around international law for sustainable societies. Furthermore, the blog allows for brief commentaries by readers and scholars and invites for (academic) discussion that can provide inspiration for further research.
Executive Editor: Sally Manuela Eshun
Sally Manuela Eshun is a student of the University of Groningen studying International and European Law and since September the newly appointed executive editor after being senior editor for a year. Her fields of interest lie in public international law as well as international criminal law. Next to her studies, she also works for the Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG) and is a freelance writer.
Senior Editor: Christian Delev
Christian Delev is a final year LLB International and European Law student currently on exchange at the University of Edinburgh. His prime academic interests lie in International Economic Law, the Use of Force and State Responsibility. He has been part of the GroJIL team since September 2017 and is now Senior Editor for International Law Under Construction.
Senior Editor: Marina Fortuna
Marina Fortuna is currently a PhD student at the University of Groningen. Marina’s PhD research is part of the European Research Council TRICI-Law project and is conducted under the supervision of prof. dr. Panos Merkouris. Marina’s research aims to identify how international courts and tribunals have dealt, in their practice, with the interpretation of customary international law. She is also interested in the law of state immunity, state responsibility and international dispute settlement.
Senior Editor: Zalikha Younas
Zalikha Younas is currently an LLM International Law student at the University of Leeds (England), previously, studying a LLB Law degree also at the University of Leeds. Her fields of interest relate to the legality of the use of force in inter-state relations, and international human rights, particularly focusing on the crisis in the Middle East.
The team is supported by GroJIL – Editorial Board members Ferdinand Quist (President and Editor-in-Chief) and Vincent Beyer (Publishing Director).