• The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré, edited by Sharon Weill, Kim Thuy Seelinger and Kerstin Carlson (Oxford University Press, 2020).
  • The Role of National Courts in Applying International Humanitarian Law (Oxford University Press, 2014). 
  • Kerstin Carlson,  Model(ing) Law: Perfecting the Promise of International Criminal Law (Cambridge University Press 2018)

  • Kerstin Carlson, The Justice Laboratory: International Law in Africa (Chatham House/Brookings, forthcoming 2021)


Student Work


Terrorism and Courts


National courts and conflicts

  • “The 2014 Gaza War: Reflections on Jus ad Bellum, Jus in Bello and Accountability” (with V. Azarova) in A. Bellal (ed), The War Report 2014 (Oxford University Press, 2015). 
  • “The Use of Weapons under International Humanitarian Law” (with S. Casey-Maslen) in S. Casey-Maslen (ed), Weapons under International Human Rights Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014).


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