Victor Kattan is a Nottingham Senior Research Fellow at the School of Law at the University of Nottingham. He moved to Nottingham from the National University of Singapore (NUS) where he was a fellow at the Middle East Institute and the Faculty of Law. Victor had previously taught the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and was a legal adviser to the Government of Palestine in Ramallah on secondment from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Jerusalem.
Victor has lectured extensively overseas and taken part in workshops organized by the United Nations, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has acted as a consultant for the European Council on Foreign Relations, the Oxford Research Group, and a number of governments.
Victor has authored numerous articles in international law journals and is the author of the critically acclaimed book From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1891-1949 (London: Pluto Press, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Inaugural winner (first place) of the Asian Society of International Law prize for best article published in The Asian Journal of International Law.
On the editorial board of The Asian Journal of International Law. Area Editor for the Middle East and Islam for Oxford Bibliographies of International Law.
LL.B (Hons.) Brunel University
LL.M Leiden University
Ph.D School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London