Filip Batselé


Filip Batselé
Contextual Research in Law (CORE)
Building B, room 4B312
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels

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Filip Batselé studied law in Belgium and the United States (Ghent University 2017; Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 2018 (LL.M.)). He has also completed a Bluebook Traineeship at the European Commission (DG Trade), and an internship at the United Nations University – CRIS (Bruges).

During September 2019, Filip will assist Professor Frederik Dhondt with research tasks for some of his upcoming publications. As of October 2019, Filip will start a PhD-project at Ghent University funded by the Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds (BOF) entitled “Birthing a Regime – The First Wave of Western European Bilateral Investment Treaties (1959-1989)” (promoter: Dirk Heirbaut; co-promoter: Frederik Dhondt). Filip is primarily interested in topics related to the history of international law in general, and the history of international economic law more specifically. He has also previously written on legal-historical aspects of slavery.

See Filip's profile page on PURE for publications.

Topics: Legal history, history of international law, economic diplomacy

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