Publications

Edited books

PCNRM cover 9781849712316With J. Unruh, Strengthening Post-Conflict Peacebuilding through Natural Resource Management, Volume III – Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding (Routledge, 29 April 2013)

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– Discussed on TN here

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idpbookWith W. Kälin, K. Koser and A. Solomon, Incorporating the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement into Domestic Law: Issues and Challenges (The Brookings Institution and American Society for International Law, Jan. 2010)

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Articles, chapters and book reviews

NJIL cover 09027351“Book Review: The Åland Example and Its Components – Relevance for International Conflict Resolution, edited by S. Spiliopoulou Åkermark”, Nordic Journal of International Law, Volume 83, Issue 4 (November 2014), pp. 509-25.

– Available for purchase on Brill website here
– Available for download here
– Discussed on TN here

 

PCNRM cover 9781849712316“Post-Conflict Land Tenure Issues in Bosnia: Privatization and the Politics of Reintegrating the Displaced,” in J. Unruh and R. Williams (eds.), Strengthening Post-Conflict Peacebuilding through Natural Resource Management, Volume III – Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding (Routledge, 29 April 2013)

– Available for download here (‘Table of Contents’ tab)

{cf869aa8-b9d1-e111-bb1a-001cc477ec84}“Protection in the Past Tense: Restitution at the Juncture of Humanitarian Response to Displacement and Transitional Justice”, in Roger Duthie (ed.), Transitional Justice and Displacement (New York: Social Science Research Council, 2012)

– Available for download here
– Discussed on TN here

 

idpbook“Property” in W. Kälin, R. Williams, K. Koser and A. Solomon (eds.), Incorporating the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement into Domestic Law: Issues and Challenges (The Brookings Institution and American Society for International Law, Jan. 2010)

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Fredis cover“Excluding to Protect: Land Rights and Minority Protection in International Law,” in S. Spiliopoulou Åkermark (ed.), The Right of Domicile on Åland (Estonia: A/S Paket, Apr. 2009)

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– Discussed in TN here

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Deconstructing - Bosnia cover9780754674931With Charles Philpott, “The Dayton Dialectic: The Significance of Property Deprivation and Repossession in the Context of Ethnic Cleansing,” in D. Haynes (ed.), Deconstructing the Reconstruction: Human Rights and Rule of Law in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina (London: Ashgate, Oct. 2008)

– Available for purchase from Ashgate here

 

Leckie HLP cover“Stability, Justice and Rights in the Wake of the Cold War: The Housing, Land and Property Rights Legacy of the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia,” in S. Leckie (ed.), Housing, Land, and Property Rights in Post-Conflict United Nations and Other Peace Operations: A Comparative Survey and Proposal for Reform (Cambridge University Press, 2008)

– Available for purchase from CUP here

 

IM cover“The Significance of Property Restitution to Sustainable Return in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” International Migration 44/3 (Aug. 2006)

– Available for purchase from Wiley here

 

 

Generic JILP pic“Post-Conflict Property Restitution and Refugee Return in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Implications for International Standard-Setting and Practice,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 37/3 (Mar. 2006)
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Reports and policy analysis 

FBA CA cover“Constitutional Assistance and the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Transitions” Folke Bernadotte Academy Research Report (October 2013)

– Available for download here
– Discussed on TN here

front_for_web_300Principal author, “ILAC Rule of Law Assessment Report: Libya 2013” International Legal Assistance Consortium, (May 2013)

– Available for download here
– Discussed on TN here

UNHCR Libya cover copy“Housing, Land and Property Issues and the Response to Displacement in Libya”, UNHCR Libya Report (November 2012)

– Available for download here
– Discussed on TN here

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“From Shelter to Housing: Security of Tenure and Integration in Protracted Displacement Settings”, Norwegian Refugee Council Thematic Report (December 2011)

– Available for download here (pdf)
– Discussed on TN here

PRIO cover copyWith A. Gürel, “The European Court of Human Rights and the Cyprus Property Issue: Charting a Way Forward,” PRIO Cyprus Centre Paper 1/2011 (Oct. 2011)

– Available for download here (pdf)
– Discussed on TN here

Bkgs protracted cover“Protracted Internal Displacement and Integration in Serbia,” in E. Ferris (ed.), Resolving Internal Displacement: Prospects for Local Integration (Jun. 2011)

– Available for download here (pdf)
– Discussed on TN here

Liberia coverBeyond Squatters’ Rights: Durable Solutions and Development-Induced Displacement in Monrovia, Liberia,” Norwegian Refugee Council Thematic Report (May 2011)

– Available for download here (pdf)
– Discussed on TN here

International Standards Governing Evictions from Public Property,” INPROL Consolidated Response 10-010 (Sept. 2010)

Principal author, “Comments on the Proposed Victims’ Law and National Restitution Plan: Respecting and Protecting the Housing, Land and Property Restitution Rights of All Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia,” Displacement Solutions (Dec. 2008)

Title Through Possession or Title Through Position? Respect for Housing, Land and Property Rights in Cambodia,” COHRE Occasional Paper (Nov. 2008)

Principal author, Protecting Internally Displaced Persons: A Manual for Law and Policy-Makers (The Brookings Institution-University of Bern Project on Internal Displacement, Oct. 2008)

The Contemporary Right to Property Restitution in the Context of Transitional Justice,” International Center for Transitional Justice Occasional Paper (May 2007)

With A. Hurwitz & K. Studdard, “Housing, Land, Property and Conflict Management: Identifying Policy Options for Rule of Law Programming,” International Peace Academy Policy Paper (Oct. 2005)

Short articles and commentaries

Of arson and legal aid: The integration of rule of law in peace and development policy and practice“, SIPRI Write Peace Blog (30 March 2017)

“Learning while doing: Experiences from Piloting the SDGs”, Stockholm Forum on Security and Development Policy Brief #16 (May 2016)
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“Housing, Land and Property in Connection with Durable Solutions”, Global Protection Cluster Digest, vol. 1/14 (2014)
– Available for download here
– Discussed in TN here

Of Secession & Less-Drastic Means–Do the Åland Islands Hold Any Lessons for the Crimea Crisis?”, Opinio Juris Blog (12 March 2014)

What can Indigenous Peoples learn from the Åland Land Acquisition Regime?“, Åland Islands Peace Institute Blog (May 2013)

Recognising the land rights of indigenous peoples and rural communities“, Forced Migration Review, Issue 41 (Dec. 2012)

Dispossession and displacement in Libya“, Forced Migration Review, Issue 39 (Jun. 2012)

Introductory Note – European Court of Human Rights: Demopoulos v. Turkey,” International Legal Materials 3/2010 (Oct. 2010)

Introductory Note – UN Register of Damage (UNRoD) Rules and Regulations Governing the Registration of Claims,” International Legal Materials 2/2010 (Jul. 2010)

The Refugee Imperative in Iraq,” The American Interest IV/3 (Jan. 2009)

“Guiding Principle 29 and the Right to Restitution,” Forced Migration Review (Dec. 2008)

“Iraq’s Displaced at the Crossroads of Partition and Restitution,” in The Middle East Institute Viewpoints: Iraq’s Refugee and IDP Crisis (Jul. 2008)

Applying the Lessons of Bosnia in Iraq: Whatever the Solution, Property Rights Should be Secured,” Brookings Institution Commentary (Jan. 2008)

Restitución: El Caso de Bosnia Herzegovina, in Cuadernos del Conflicto: Justicia, Verdad y Reparación en Medio del Conflicto, Fundación Ideas para la Paz and Semana Magazine (Apr. 2005)

Post-conflict property restitution in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina: legal rationale and practical implementation,” Forced Migration Review 21 (Oct. 2004)