Jarna Petman


Further information on the affiliationSenior Lecturer (att. to the duties of Professor) of International Law, Deputy Director of the Erik Castrén Institute / Principal Investigator

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Jarna Petman (LL.D., Docent) is Senior Lecturer (att. to the duties of Professor) of International Law, Deputy Director of the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki and Adjunct Professor at the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the American University Washington College of Law. Recipient of a number of teaching awards, she has been teaching mainly within the different areas of public international law and legal theory in Finland and abroad, and has published primarily within the fields of human rights, the law governing the use of force and legal theory. She has served on various domestic and international boards of academic associations in international law, international studies and law & literature; a former member of the European Committee of Social Rights of the Council of Europe, she is currently serving as a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists. Petman is the Editor-in-Chief of the Finnish Yearbook of International Law. For her previous research, please see the curriculum vitae and the list of publications.


Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Human Rights and Violence: The Hope and the Fear of the Liberal World

    Petman, J. May 2017 (Accepted/In press) Oxford: Hart Publishing. 348 p. (Hart Monographs in Transnational and International Law)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewBook

  2. Accepted/In press

    Autonomous Weapons Systems and International Humanitarian Law: ‘Out of the Loop’?

    Petman, J. M. Mar 2017 (Accepted/In press) Helsinki: Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

    Research output: ProfessionalCommissioned report

  3. Finnish Yearbook of International Law 2012-2013

    Petman, J. (ed.) 28 Jan 2016 Oxford: Hart Publishing. 560 p. (Finnish Yearbook of International Law)

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewAnthology

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Latest activities

  1. Member, grading committee for the doctoral dissertation of Taina Tuori /Helsinki

    Petman, J. (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)
    26 Jan 2017

    Activity: ExaminationMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

  2. International Commission of Jurists (External organisation)

    Petman, J. (Member)
    11 Jan 2017 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership or other role of body in private company/organisation

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