Heather Alexander

Heather Alexander
Tilburg University | UVT · Department of European and International Public law

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
The Nationality and Statelessness of Nomads Under International Law: https://pure.uvt.nl/ws/portalfiles/portal/46929526/Alexander_The_Nationality_8_12_2020.pdf
Additional affiliations
August 2020 - April 2021
United States Department of State
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • Statelessness expert consultant on an evaluation of PRM funding and diplomacy on statelessness worldwide.
September 2018 - April 2019
University of Melbourne
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • Field Researcher on statelessness and legal identity in northern Côte d'Ivoire among Fulani nomads.
July 2018 - December 2018
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • Consultant for UNHCR on statelessness mapping project.
Education
January 2014 - December 2020
Tilburg University
Field of study
  • International Law

Publications

Publications (6)
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Nomads and legal identity
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An analysis of the nationality and statelessness of nomads under international law, with a comprehensive examination of the nationality and statelessness of former Bedouin in Kuwait, Tuareg in Mali and Sama Dilaut (Bajau Laut) in Malaysia
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If rising seas render small islands uninhabitable, will displaced islanders become stateless? The modern intellectual and legal tradition tells us that states must have defined, habitable territory. If so, small islands will cease to be states, and their inhabitants will accordingly become stateless. Against this, leading scholars have recently arg...
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Section I of this Comment provides a history of the Rwandan armed conflict and a description of the laws of armed conflict. It focuses on the basic laws of armed conflict, the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols, and describes how these laws have been interpreted by the ICTY and ICTR. Section II addresses the classification of the Rwandan a...