Valentina Vadi

Lancaster University

Professor of International Economic Law

School of Law

Bowland North

Lancaster, Lancaster LS14YN

United Kingdom

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“  Professor Vadi is a general international lawyer, with special expertise in international economic law (including international investment law and world trade law), international cultural law and the history of international law. She is a Professor of International Economic Law at Lancaster University, United Kingdom. She was formerly a Reader in International Business Law at the same university (2013-2015), an Emile Noël Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre for International and Regional Economic Law at New York University (2013-2014), and a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Maastricht University (2011-2013). In addition, Professor Vadi lectured at Hasselt University (Belgium), the University of Rome III (Italy), the China EU School of Law (P.R. China) and Maastricht University (The Netherlands). She has published more than eighty articles in various areas of public international law in top journals.  ”

Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Culture Clash: Investor’s Rights v. Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law & Arbitration

Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), 3rd Biennial Global Conference
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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cultural heritage; foreign direct investment; cultural governance; international investment law

Socio-Legal Perspectives on the Adjudication of Cultural Diversity Disputes in International Economic Law

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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cultural diversity, international economic law

Socio-Legal Perspectives on the Adjudication of Cultural Diversity Disputes in International Economic Law

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 1-24, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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cultural diversity, World Trade Organization, dispute settlement body, investor-state arbitration

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International Law and the Uncertain Fate of Military Sunken Vessels

Italian Yearbook of International Law 2009, Vol. XIX, pp. 253-257, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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International law, shipwreck, international cultural law, immunity

Environmental Impact Assessment in Investment Disputes: Method, Governance and Jurisprudence

Polish Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 30 (2010), pp. 169-204
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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EIA, arbitration, environmental impact assessment, Pulp Mills, Saramaka, ICSID, NAFTA

Environmental Impact Assessment in Investment Disputes: Method, Governance and Jurisprudence

Polish Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 30, pp.169-205, 2010
Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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environmental impact assessment, environmental health, investment treaty arbitration

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Overlapping Regulatory Spaces: The Architecture of Chapter 11 of NAFTA and the Regulation of Toxic Chemicals

4 European Journal of Risk Regulation (2011) 586-590
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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public health, NAFTA Chapter 11, investment arbitration

Spatio-Temporal Dimensions of Indigenous Sovereignty in International Law

2019 ESIL Annual Conference, Athens, 12-14 September 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 May 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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Indigenous peoples, human rights, sovereignty, history and theory of international law

Spatio-temporal Dimensions of Indigenous Sovereignty in International Law

in A. Di Blase and V. Vadi (eds) The Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Rome: University of Rome III Press 2020) 87-114
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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history and theory of international law, sovereignty, indigenous peoples, inter-cultural approaches

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Sapere Aude! Access to Knowledge as a Human Right and a Key Instrument to Development

International Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 12, pp. 346-368, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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Winning the Global Development Challenge

European Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 102-115, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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development, international organizations, international economic law

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The Protection of Indigenous Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration

In A. Di Blase and V. Vadi (eds) The Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Rome: Roma3Press 2020) 197-244
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, Cultural Heritage, International Investment Law, Investor-State Arbitration, Foreign Direct Investments

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The Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Law

A. Di Blase and V. Vadi, The Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Rome: Roma3Press 2020)
Number of pages: 331 Posted: 24 Jul 2020
Antonietta Di Blase and Valentina Vadi
University of Roma Tre and Lancaster University
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Indigenous Peoples, inherent rights, international law, human rights, sovereignty

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Introducing the Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples

in A. Di Blase and V. Vadi (eds) The Inherent Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Rome: University of Rome 3 Press 2020) 15-39
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
Antonietta Di Blase and Valentina Vadi
University of Roma Tre and Lancaster University
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inherent rights, human rights, indigenous peoples, international law, sovereignty

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International Law and Its Histories

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2017, 311-352
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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history of international law, methodology, legal biographies, methodological pluralism

13.

Gentili and the Law of the Sea

in Valentina Vadi, War and Peace—Alberico Gentili and the Early Modern Law of Nations (Leiden: Brill 2020) pp. 273-328, ISBN 9789004426030, forewords by Professor Ana Filipa Vrdoljak (UNESCO Chair University of Technology Sydney) and Professor David Sugarman (Emeritus Professor, Lancaster University
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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law of the sea, freedom of the sea, mare liberum, mare clausum, freedom of navigation, ius communicationis, law of nations, international law, territorial sea, fisheries

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Towards a New Dialectics - Pharmaceutical Patents, Public Health and Foreign Direct Investments

NYU Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law 5, 1-83,2015
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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patents, international investment law, investor-state arbitration, public health, jurisprudence

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Grotius' Book Chest, International Law and Material Culture

68 Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly (2017) 317-328
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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international law, material culture, paintings, temporary art, war, history and theory

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Trade Mark Protection, Public Health and International Investment Law: Strains and Paradoxes

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 773-803, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University
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Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Valentina Vadi, Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2014) 344 pages
Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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Analogies in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Valentina Vadi, Analogies in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2016) 320 pages
Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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comparative reasoning, analogies, comparative law, investor-state arbitration, international investment law, comparisons

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Proportionality, Reasonableness, and Standards of Review in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Proportionality, Reasonableness, and Standards of Review in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar 2018) 316 pages
Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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proportionality, reasonableness, standards of review, margin of appreciation, objective assessment, international investment law, investor-state arbitration

20.

War and Peace - Alberico Gentili and the Early Modern Law of Nations

Alberico Gentili and the Early Modern Law of Nations (Leiden: Brill 2020) 592 pages
Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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history and theory of international law, law of the sea, law of war, ius ad bellum, ius in bello, ius post bellum, rebus sic stantibus, freedom of commerce, freedom of the sea, territorial sea, ius communicationis, sovereignty, royal prerogative, freedom of religion

21.

The Power of Scale: International Law and its Microhistories

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 46, No. 4, 2018, 315-348
Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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legal history and theory of international law, methodology, microhistory, legal biographies

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Beyond Known Worlds: Climate Change Governance by Arbitral Tribunals

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 48, No. 5, 2015
Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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international investment law, climate change, investor-state arbitration, green energy, financial crisis

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Jus Cogens in International Investment Law and Arbitration

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (2015) 357-388
Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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Jus cogens, International investment law, Investment treaty arbitration, Transnational public order, Peremptory norms

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Power, Law and Images: International Law and Material Culture

45 Syracuse Journal of International Law (2018) 215-248
Posted: 29 Aug 2020
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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theory of international law, material culture, art history, methodology, pedagogy

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Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitration

V. Vadi, Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitration, Routledge, 2012
Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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Public Health, foreign direct investment, tobacco control, investment treaty arbitration

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Through the Looking-Glass: International Investment Law through the Lens of a Property Theory

Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 8, No. 3, p. 22, 2011
Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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Property theory, foreign direct investment, international investment law, investment treaty arbitration

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Global Health Governance at a Crossroads: Trademark Protection v. Tobacco Control in International Investment Law

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, No. 1, p. 93, Winter 2012
Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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Tobacco control, international investment law, investment treaty arbitration, public health

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The Protection of Cultural Landscapes and Indigenous Heritage in International Investment Law

HUMAN HEALTH & ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY - ETHICS, LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS, pp. 250-261, Laura Westra, Colin Soskolne, Donald Spady, eds., Earthscan: London, 2012
Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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cultural landscapes, indigenous heritage, international investment law, foreign direct investment

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Investing in Culture: Underwater Cultural Heritage and International Investment Law

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 42, 2009
Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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underwater cultural heritage, international investment law

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When Cultures Collide: Foreign Direct Investment, Natural Resources and Indigenous Heritage in International Investment Law

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2011
Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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cultural heritage, indigenous peoples, international investment law, investor state arbitration

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Reconciling Public Health and Investor Rights: The Case of Tobacco

HUMAN RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND ARBITRATION, pp. 452-486, Pierre Marie Dupuy, Francesco Francioni, Erst-Ulrich Petersmann, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009
Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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trademarks, tobacco control, international investment law, arbitration

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Critical Comparisons: The Role of Comparative Law in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2012
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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international investment law, investor state arbitration, comparative law, comparative method

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Mapping Uncharted Waters: Intellectual Property Disputes with Public Health Elements in Investor-State Arbitration

Transnational Dispute Management, pp. 1-22, 2009
Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Valentina Vadi
Lancaster University

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International investment law, arbitration, intellectual property