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EDUCATION

University of Cambridge (Oct. 2018 - )

  • PhD in Law

University of Edinburgh  (Sep. 2017 - Aug. 2018)

  • Master of Laws in International Law
  • Master’s Dissertation: Problems and Processes of Restricting Navigation in the Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas

Yonsei University, Seoul (Mar. 2016 - Aug. 2017)

  • Master of Arts in Political Science    
  • Master’s Dissertation: Lawfare over the ‘Freedom of Navigation’ and China’s Changing Naval Strategy and Power

Yonsei University, Seoul (Mar. 2012 - Feb. 2016)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Research Grant of £10,000 (Awarded by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea and the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology)

Cambridge International Scholarship (Awarded by Cambridge Trust)

Scholarship Recipient for Doctoral Study Abroad Program (Awarded by Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, KFAS)

Full Merit-Based Scholarships from Yonsei University    

Full Merit-Based Brain Korea 21+ Scholarships from the Ministry of Education   

 

ACADEMIC AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea (Mar. 2021 - )

Supervisor, EP 01/Paper 15 International Environmental Law (Mphil in Environmental Policy and LLM Module, 2020-2021)

Editor-in-Chief, Cambridge International Law Journal (Oct. 2020 - )

Student Researcher, Cambridge Pro Bono Project: Action on Armed Violence (Jan. - May 2020)

Managing Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (Oct. 2019 - Sept. 2020)

General Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (Oct. 2018 - Sept. 2019 )

Paid Intern, Ministry of Justice of Republic of Korea (Feb. 2017 - Aug. 2017)

Research and Teaching Assistant of Yonsei University (May 2015 - Aug. 2017)

Paid Intern, Yonsei-SERI EU Centre, Seoul (Mar. 2015 - Aug. 2015)

 

Fields of research

Law of the Sea; International Environmental Law; International Law of the Marine Environment; International Humanitarian Law; Third World Approaches to International Law; Law of the Treaties; Public International Law; International Relations

 

Marine Protected Areas and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Supervisors

Dr. Surabhi Ranganathan

Start Date

Oct 2018

Publications

 

Articles

"Problems and Process of Restricting Navigation in the Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas" (2021) International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

Citation:
(2021) International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1163/15718085-bja10062
Published: Jun 2021

"Les vulnérables : Evaluating the Vulnerability Criterion in Article 14 Cases by the European Court of Human Rights" (2021) Legal Studies

"Making International Law Truly 'International'?: Reflecting on Colonial Approaches to the China-Vietnam dispute in the South China Sea and the Tribute System" (2021) Journal of the History of International Law

Citation:
(2021) Journal of the History of International Law
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1163/15718050-12340183
Published: May 2021

"Soft Law at the Crossroad between International Law and International Politics: On the Effect of the UN General Assembly’s ‘Uniting for Peace’ Resolution under the Law of the Treaties" Dong-A Law Review Vol. 76, 133-163

Co-Author/s:
Kim, Hyun Jung
Citation:
Dong-A Law Review Vol. 76, 133-163
Published: Aug 2017

Conference Papers

"Les vulnérables: Evaluating the Vulnerability Criterion in Article 14 Cases by the European Court of Human Rights" (2020 Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars Conference)

Conference:
2020 Annual Conference of the Society of Legal Scholars Conference
Published: Sep 2020

"Difference in the Concept of Sovereignty in Spatial Dimension: Reflecting the Legal Approach to the East Asian Territorial Disputes" (15th European Society of International Law Conference at Athens, Greece)

Conference:
15th European Society of International Law Conference at Athens, Greece
Published: Sep 2019

"Should Autonomous Weapons System be Prohibited under the International Humanitarian Law?" (2019 Glasgow Law Postgraduate Conference at Glasgow, held by University of Glasgow )

Conference:
2019 Glasgow Law Postgraduate Conference at Glasgow, held by University of Glasgow 
Published: May 2019

"The Chasm between Legal Synchronism and Regional Uniqueness: Intertemporal Law on the Acquisition of Territory and the South China Sea Dispute" (Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at Hiroshima, Japan, held by Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network)

Conference:
Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at Hiroshima, Japan, held by Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Research Network
Published: Jul 2017

"Presence of East Asian Security Dilemma: U.S. – China Dispute in the South China Sea" (Fifth Global International Studies Conference at Taipei, Taiwan, held by World International Studies Committee)

Conference:
Fifth Global International Studies Conference at Taipei, Taiwan, held by World International Studies Committee
Published: Apr 2017