Director, Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, Tallinn
Phone: +(372) 6466376
Personal History: Born 28.01.1975, Viljandi, Estonia
2002 PhD (law) Humboldt University Berlin Faculty of Law
2013-2014 Emile Noel Fellow at NYU School of Law
International law, human rights and foreign policy
2013 – Member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
2009-2014 European Research Council’s Starting Grant for the study of Russian approaches to international law
Awards by Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Edmund S. Muskie scholarship.
Books and Edited Volumes
Review of Central and East European Law 2012 No 2-3, symposium “Russia and European Human Rights Law: Progress, Tensions, and Perspectives”, pp 161-369 (editor and contributor)
Baltic Yearbook of International Law 2012, symposium “After the Empire. International Law and the Post-Soviet Space” (editor and contributor).
“Illegal Annexation and State Continuity”, Leiden: Brill, 2003.
“The Human Rights Concept of the Russian Orthodox Church and Its Patriarch Kirill I. A Critical Appraisal”, European Yearbook on Human Rights 2013 (Vienna: Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag), pp 403-416.
“Markin vs Russia”, 106 American Journal of International Law 2012, pp 836-842.
“Russia-Europe”, in: B. Fassbender and A. Peters (eds.) Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford University Press 2012), pp 764-786.
“Great Powers Then and Now: Security Council Reform and Responses to Threats to Peace and Security”, in: P. Danchin, H. Fischer (eds.) United Nations Reform and the New Collective Security (Cambridge University Press 2010), pp 94-113.