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Humanitarian Law & Policy:
Civilian Direct Participation in Hostilities, Classification of Conflicts, Conduct of Hostilities, Detention in Armed Conflict, Enforcement, Human Rights in Armed Conflict, Humanitarian Law in Practice, Implementation, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Occupation Law, Protected Persons, Protection of Civilians, Public International Law

Dr Sharon Weill is a lecturer at Sciences Po, Paris (PSIA) in International Humanitarian Law. Her particular field of interest is the relationship between international and domestic law, the politics of international law, the judicial enforcement mechanism of international law and the law of military occupation.

Her Ph.D (University of Geneva) examined the role of national courts in applying International Humanitarian Law (published by Oxford University Press, 2014). She conducted a number of field researches in Israel and Palestinian (most notably in the Israeli military courts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories) and in the Balkans (Serbian war crimes chamber).

Since 2013, she has been coordinating the legal section of the Master in Humanitarian Action - CERAH, a joint program of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies. She worked for five years as a research fellow at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian and Human Rights law, and she is currently a visiting senior researcher fellow at the London School of Economics ("Security in Transition Project"). In parallel, she has been lecturing in different universities including Paris II. She gives on regular basis seminars for NGOs practitioners and is a legal advisor for different NGOs and UN bodies.