Vidmar, Jure

University of Oxford

Jure Vidmar is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Faculty of Law and Research Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is also an Extraordinary Lecturer at the CENTRE for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School. Previously, he was an Anglo-German Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford, and prior to that a post-doctoral researcher at the Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Amsterdam.

Jure’s main research and teaching interests lie within international law, human rights, European law, and legal and political theory. Jure is the author of a monograph entitled ‘Democratic Statehood in International Law: The Emergence of New States in Post-Cold War Practice’ (Oxford, Hart, 2013) and co-editor (with Erika de Wet) of ‘Hierarchy in International Law: The Place of Human Rights’ (Oxford, OUP, 2012). He is also an editor of the Hague Yearbook of International Law. Some of his publications are available on SSRN at