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2nd Annual Nicolas Politis Lecture (2016)

On 8 November 2016 Judge Christos Rozakis delivered in Greek the 2nd Annual "Nicolas Politis" Lecture on the subject of "International Law and International Politics: an interdependent relation".

Professor P. Pazartzis, Athens PIL Director, welcomed the speaker on behalf of Athens PIL and conveyed a message by Professor D. Kallinikou, Dean of the School of Law, while Professor Ch. Papmpoukis, President of the Department of International Studies of the School of Law, introduced the speaker.

The Speaker: Christos Rozakis

Studies and Diplomas
Graduate-in-law (Licence en droit), University of Athens, School of Law (1965)
Master of Laws (LL.M), University College London, Faculty of Law (1970)
Master of Laws (LL.M), College of Law, University of Illinois (1971)
Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.), College of Law, University of Illinois (1973)
Postgraduate studies, Graduate Institute of International Studies of the University of Geneva (1971-72)
Certificate, Center for Studies and Research, The Hague Academy of International Law (1977)

Professional activities
Lecturer, Pantion University of Social and Political Sciences (Athens)  1975-2008
School of Law, Economics and Political Sciences, University of Athens          
Professor emeritus, University of Athens  2008
Doctor Honoris Causa, Law School, University of Thrace  2008
Doctor Honoris Causa, School of Law, University of Athens  2010

Activities in the legal field
Member of the European Commission of Human Rights (Council of Europe)  1987-1998
               -  President of the First Section  1995-1996
Judge and Vice-President, European Court of Human Rights, Council of Europe  1998-2011
President, Administrative Tribunal, Council of Europe  2015-

Other public activities
Vice-President, Hellenic Society of Political Sciences  1980-1982
President, Hellenic Society of International Law and Relations  1983-1985
Secretary-General, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)  1993-1995
Member, Institute of International Law  2001-  

Selected Publications
- The Concept of Jus Cogens in the Law of Treaties (Amsterdam, North Holland, 1976)
- Public International Law (with Professors A. Fatouros, K. Ioannou and C. Economides, in Greek, Athens, Sakkoulas, First Volume: 1983, Second Volume: 1990)
- An Introduction to International Politics (in Greek, Athens, Sakkoulas, 1985)
- Greek Foreign Policy and the European Community (Athens, Foundation of Mediterranean Studies, 1987)
- The Protection of Human Rights in a Changing Europe: Self-Determination and Minorities in the European Community Policy (in Greek, Athens, Sakkoulas, 1994)