Vassilis P Tzevelekos

University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice

Senior Lecturer in Law

Brownlow Hill

Liverpool, L69 3BX

United Kingdom

http://https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/law/staff/vassilis-tzevelekos/

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Revisiting the Humanisation of International Law: Limits and Potential - Obligations Erga Omnes, Hierarchy of Rules and the Principle of Due Diligence as the Basis for Further Humanisation

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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humanisation, constitutionalism, legal positivism, human rights, erga omnes, due diligence, positive obligations, normative hierarchy, proportionality

Revisiting the Humanisation of International Law: Limits and Potential: Obligations Erga Omnes, Hierarchy of Rules and the Principle of Due Diligence as the Basis for Further Humanisation

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, June 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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humanisation, constitutionalism, legal positivism, human rights, erga omnes, due diligence, positive obligations, normative hierarchy, proportionality

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Reconstructing the Effective Control Criterion in Extraterritorial Human Rights Breaches: Direct Attribution of Wrongfulness, Due Diligence, and Concurrent Responsibility

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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extraterritoriality, human rights, effective control, due diligence, positive obligations, state fault, shared responsibility, concurrent responsibility, effectiveness, jurisdiction, human rights protection

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International Custom Making and the ECtHR's European Consensus Method of Interpretation

European Yearbook on Human Rights, 2016, vol. 16, pp. 313-344.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and University of Liverpool
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European consensus, European Convention on Human Rights, European Court of Human Rights, treaty interpretation, evolutive/dynamic interpretation, international customary law, law making, sources of international law, judicial function, state practice, regional/particular custom, rule of recognition

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The Making of International Human Rights Law

Research Handbook on the Theory and Practice of International Law-­Making, C.M. Brölmann, Y. Radi (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2016, pp. 329-353
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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Human rights, international law, legal positivism, international custom, rule of recognition, European consensus, sources of international law, judicial interpretation

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Human Security and Shared Responsibility to Fight Transnational Crimes: Resolution 2240 (2015) of the United Nations Security Council on Smuggling of Migrants and Human Trafficking Off the Coast of Libya

Published in: S. Salomon, L. Heschl, G. Oberleitner, & W. Benedek (eds.), Blurring Boundaries: Human Security and Forced Migration, BRILL, 2017, pp. 99-121
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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human security, shared responsibility, transnational crime, resolution 2240 (2015), security council, smuggling of migrants, human trafficking, human rights, state responsibility

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Juris Dicere: Custom as a Matrix, Custom as a Norm, and the Role of Judges and (Their) Ideology in Custom Making

Rajkovic, Aalberts and Gammeltoft-Hansen (eds.), Power of Legality: Practices of International Law and their Politics, CUP, 2016.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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international customary law, sources of international law, international legal positivism, Hart, rule of recognition, judicial recognition, international law making, sources of international law, international custom, custom identification

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The Shared Territory of the ECHR and International Investment Law

Y. Radi (ed.), Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investment, Edward Elgar, 2018, pp. 93-136.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2019
Maria Fanou and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW) and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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European Convention on Human Rights, property rights, foreign direct investment, indirect expropriation, fair and equitable treatment, full security and protection, positive effect, due diligence, proportionality

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The Al-Dulimi Case Before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights: Business As Usual? Test of Equivalent Protection, (Constitutional) Hierarchy and Systemic Integration

Questions of International Law, Zoom-in 38 (2017), 5-34
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2017
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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European Court of Human Rights, test of equivalent protection, Al-Dulimi, Bosphorus, systemic integration, normative hierarchy, UN sanctions, human rights, review of the acts of the UN Security Council

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In Search of Alternative Solutions: Can the State of Origin Be Held Internationally Responsible for Investors’ Human Rights Abuses that Are Not Attributable to It?

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, 2010
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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extraterritorial protection of human rights, investment law, human rights, jurisdiction, positive obligations, due diligence

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Towards a Humanized International 'Constitution'?

Leiden Journal of International Law, Volume 29, Issue 02, pp 343 - 364, 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 May 2016
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Lucas Lixinski
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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constitutionalization; humanization; erga omnes; due diligence; normative hierarchy

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Migrants at Sea: A Duty of Plural States to Protect (Extraterritorially)?

Nordic Journal of International Law, Vol. 86, 2017, pp. 427-469
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2018
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Dr Elena Katselli
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and University of Newcastle - Law School
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human rights, extraterritoriality, migration, refugee protection, duty to protect, due diligence, concurrent state responsibility, high seas

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The Use of Article 31(3)(C) of the VCLT in the Case Law of the ECTHR: An Effective Anti-Fragmentation Tool or a Selective Loophole for the Reinforcement of Human Rights Teleology? Between Evolution and Systemic Integration

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, 2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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systemic integration. fragmentation of international law, Article 31(3)© VCLT, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, evolutive interpretation, dynamic interpretation, ECHR, ECtHR

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When Elephants Fight it is the Grass that Suffers: ‘Hegemonic Struggle’ in Europe and Its Side-Effects for International Law: Dynamic Systemic Integration, Ad Hoc Normative Hierarchy and Responsibility of Member States Linked to the Conduct of International Organisations

in K. Dzehtsiarou, T. Konstantinides, T. Lock, N. O’Meara (eds.), Human Rights Law in Europe: The Influence, Overlaps and Contradictions of the EU and the ECHR, Routledge, 2014, pp. 9‐34
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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Bosphorus presumption, test of equivalent protection, fragmentation, systemic integration, aRTICLE 31(3)© VCLT, review of the acts of the Security Council, responsibility of states for the conduct of international organisations, ARIO, Kadi

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The EU Accession to the ECHR Ante Portas: Questions Raised by Europe's New Human Rights Architecture

in The EU Accession to the ECHR, V. Kosta, N. Skoutaris, V. Tzevelekos (eds.), Hart, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Vasiliki Kosta, Nikos Skoutaris and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
Europa Institute - Leiden Law School, Leiden University, University of East Anglia, School of Law and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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EU Accession to ECHR, ARIO, legal pluralism, judicial dialogue, multi-level protection, co-respondent mechanism, prior involvement, EU's autonomy

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Beyond Responsibility to Protect: Ceci N'Est Pas Une Pipe

in Beyond Responsibility to Protect: Generating Change in International Law, R.A. Barnes, V.P. Tzevelekos (eds.), Intersentia, 2016, pp. 3-29
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 May 2016
Richard Alan Barnes and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Lincoln and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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The Strained, Elusive and Wide-Ranging Relationship between International Cultural Heritage Law and the Law of State Responsibility: From Collective Enforcement to Concurrent Responsibility

Published in: A. Chechi, M.A. Renold (eds.), Cultural Heritage Law and Ethics: Mapping Recent Developments, Studies in Art Law 26, Schulthess - Éditions Romandes, 2017, pp. 7-43
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Lucas Lixinski and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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International Heritage Law, state responsibility, erga omnes, collective enforcement, due diligence, non-state actors, consurrent responsibility, UNESCO, cultural heritage

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Commentaire de l'article 19 de la Convention de Vienne de 1978 sur la succession d'État en matière de traités: participation à des traités signés par l’État prédécesseur sous réserve de ratification, d’acceptation ou d’approbation (Commentary on Article 19 of the Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties: Participation in Treaties Signed by the Predecessor State Subject to Ratification, Acceptance or Approval)

in La convention de Vienne de 1978 sur la succession d'État en matière de traités: Commentaire article par article et questions transversales, Giovanni Distefano, Gloria Gaggioli (dir.), Bruylant, 2016, pp. 707-731
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Petros C. Mavroidis and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
Columbia University - Law School and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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tabula rasa, succession d'état, decolonisation, état nouvellement indépendant, participation à des traités, droit des traités, Convention de Vienne

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Sociological Objectivism: Still Relevant?

Forthcoming, R Deplano, N Tsagourias (eds), Research Methods in International Law: A Handbook, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Antal Berkes
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and University of Liverpool
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Sociological objectivism, legal positivism, voluntarism, social necessity, social solidarity, ‘role splitting’, Georges Scelle

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The Importance of State Practice in the Shaping of International Standards Pertaining to the Clash between Free Speech and the Banning of Negationism: The Contribution of the Greek Legal Order

in P. Grzebyk (ed.), Responsibility for the Denial of International Crimes, Instytut Wymiaru Sprawiedliwośki, Justice Institute, 2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Kagiaros Dimitrios and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Durham , School of Law and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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freedom of expression; free speech; historical negationism; hate speech; ECHR; proportionality; abuse of rights; Richter case

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Reparation of the Rights to Property and Home of Displaced Persons Arising from Armed Conflict Under the European Convention of Human Rights: Falling Short of the Exigencies of International Law and the Humanistic Purpose of Human Rights?

Published in: E. Katselli (ed.), The Rights of those Displaced by Armed Conflict in the Theory and Practice of Contemporary International Law, Routledge, 2018, pp. 84-114
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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ECHR, Human Rights, Displacement, Right to Home, Right to Property, Remedy, Reparation

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Introductory Note: Beyond the Identification of International Customary Rules

International Community Law Review, vol. 19, 2017, pp. 1-8
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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International customary law, state will, positivism, role of courts in law making

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Vers la Reconnaissance d'un Droit Etatique à L'Autoprotection? Entre le Droit et la Politique (Towards the Recognition of a Right to Self-help for States? Between Law and Politics)

Revue Générale de Droit International Public, vol. 112, 2008, pp. 295-328
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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autoprotection, self-help, countermeasures, security council, use of force, self-defence

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The Case of the Eight Turkish Military Personnel who Sought Asylum in Greece after the Failed 2016 Coup in Turkey: Fair Trial as a Reason Precluding Non-Refoulement and (Stricto Sensu) Proportionality

L. Kiousopoulou, M. Tsirli, P. Voyatzis (eds.), Human Rights in Times of Illiberal Democracies. Liber Amicorum in Memoriam of Stavros Tsakyrakis, Nomiki Bibliothiki, 2020, pp. 57-80.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Dec 2020
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Kagiaros Dimitrios
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and University of Durham , School of Law
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Article 6 ECHR, non-refoulement, proportionality

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Report on Greece

in The National Judicial Treatment of the ECHR and EU Laws. A Constitutional Comparative Perspective, G. Martinico and O. Pollicino (eds.), Europa Law Publishing, Groningen, 2010, pp. 225-251
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Vassilis P Tzevelekos and Stella Vetsika
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice and Independent
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European Union law, European Convention on Human Rights, Greek legal order, European Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, supranationalism, de facto supremacy, metapositivism, pluralism, judicial dialogue, harmonisation, conflict of norms, complementarity

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The Meaning and Effects of Erga Omnes within the Prespa Agreement of 17 June 2018 between Greece and North Macedonia. An Introductory Note

Questions of International Law, QIL, Zoom-in 65 (2020) 1-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 May 2020
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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Prespa Agreement, North Macedonia, treaty law, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, obligations erga omnes, objective regime, third party effect

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The United Kingdom’s Presumption of Derogation from the ECHR Regarding Future Military Operations Overseas: Abuse of Rights, Articles 17 and 18 ECHR, and À la Carte Human Rights Protection

Austrian Review of International and European Law (22) 2017, 137-187, published in 2019
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 May 2020
Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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ECHR, Abuse of Rights, Derogation From Human Rights

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How (Difficult Is It) to Build Consensus on (European) Consensus?

Published in P. Kapotas, V.P. Tzevelekos (eds), Building Consensus on European Consensus. Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights in Europe and Beyond, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-26, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 May 2020
Panos Kapotas and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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European Consensus, ECHR, Human Rights, Interpretation

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Extraterritoriality of EU Law and Human Rights after Lisbon: The Case of Trade and Public Procurement

Europe and the World: A law review, 2018 (2), Special Issue: Extraterritoriality of EU Law and Human Rights after Lisbon
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Nov 2018
Samantha Velluti and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
University of Sussex Law School and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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EU Law; International Law; Extraterritoriality; Jurisdiction; Human Rights; International Trade; Public Procurement

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How (Difficult Is It) to Build Consensus on (European) Consensus?

Kapotas, P. and Tzevelekos V. (2019) ‘How (Difficult Is It) to Build Consensus on (European) Consensus?’ in Kapotas, P. and Tzevelekos, V. (eds), Building Consensus on European Consensus: Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights in Europe and Beyond, Cambridge University Press.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2020
Panos Kapotas and Vassilis P Tzevelekos
Portsmouth Law School, University of Portsmouth and University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice
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ECHR, human rights, interpretation, international courts