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Email

ms627@cam.ac.uk

College Contact Details

Room: Room 9, Margaret Wileman

Tel: (01223) 330495

BA (Birmingham), LLM PHD (Cantab)
Charnley Fellow in Law, Director of Studies and Admissions Tutor; Affiliated Lecturer

Interests

Dr Martin Steinfeld, as both a graduate in law and political science, has broad interests in a number of different interdisciplinary fields of research, including EU law, European Studies, Public Law, International Relations, Transnational Law, Global Governance, Security Studies and Political Theory. His research is particularly focussed on the legal construction of various Citizenship projects. In addition, Martin has a research interest in the evolution of the Royal Prerogative and monarchical power in the UK, as well as the interrelationship between the UK and its crown colonies and dependencies. He has also recently been published on the nature of ethnic cleansing in the context of the 1948 Genocide Convention.

CV / Biography

Martin is the Charnley Fellow in Law at Hughes Hall as well as an Affiliated Lecturer in EU law at the Faculty of Law. Martin is also a lecturer in Public Law and Public International Law, as well as a research seminar leader in European Union Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. In addition, he is a legal consultant for the British Academy and the House of Lords Sexual Violence in Conflict Select Committee. Prior to that Martin was also a lecturer in European Union Law at the Department of Politics and International Studies and a supervisor in EU and Public Law at the Faculty of Law, the University of Cambridge. He was also previously in practice as a barrister at the Chancery Bar and worked at both the European Parliament and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

His PhD thesis at the University of Cambridge, entitled “Social Constructivist approaches to the law on Free Movement of Persons within the European Union” was supervised by Professor Sir Alan Dashwood CBE QC KCMG and sponsored by the AHRC.

Martin also holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Birmingham (graduating with the highest first in the year), an LLM from the University of Cambridge (gaining a starred first and the highest mark in the year for a dissertation on EU Citizenship) and is a scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

Publications

 

Articles

"When ethnic cleansing is not genocide: a critical appraisal of the ICJ’s ruling in Croatia v Serbia in relation to deportation and population transfer" (2015) Leiden Journal of International Law 28(4), pp 937-944

Citation:
(2015) Leiden Journal of International Law 28(4), pp 937-944
Published:
Dec 2015
DOI:
10.1017/S0922156515000515

Book Reviews

A Constitutional Order of States? Essays in EU Law in Honour of Alan Dashwood edited by Anthony Arnull, Catherine Barnard, Michael Dougan, and Eleanor Spaventa [2012] CMLRev 49 (6); pp 2039-2041

Published:
Sep 2012

Mixed Agreements Revisited: The EU and its Member States in the world edited by Christophe Hillion and Panos Koutrakos [2012] CLJ 71 (1), pp 228-230

Published:
Mar 2012

Conference Papers

"EU Citizenship and constitutionalism? A critical reflection on the emergence of EU Citizenship in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union" (The Rothermere American Institute (seminar series on Constitutional Thought and History), The University of Oxford)

Published:
Jan 2015
Conference:
The Rothermere American Institute (seminar series on Constitutional Thought and History), The University of Oxford

"The Institutions of Government – Contemporary Problems of the British Constitution" (The Japanese Society for the Study of the British Constitution (King’s College, London))

Published:
Sep 2013
Conference:
The Japanese Society for the Study of the British Constitution (King’s College, London)