Hybrid warfare in international and EU law: case of Ukraine

12. Juni 2018

Vortragsreihe: EDELNet Lectures

16:00 Uhr (bis 17.30 Uhr)

Seminargebäude der FernUniversität (Gebäude 2), Raum 1 bis 3, Universitätsstr. 33, 58097 Hagen

Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät, EDELNet (edelnet.eu)

Prof. Dr. Roman Petrov
Head of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2011 and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy since 2010. He lectured the very first Jean Monnet Module in EU law in Ukraine at the Donetsk National University. Conducted post-doctoral research as Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) and awarded research visiting fellowships at University of Heidelberg (Germany) (Alexander von Humboldt research fellow), University of Oxford (UK), Ghent University (Belgium) and other international universities. He is a visiting professor at the University of Latvia in Riga (Latvia) and Augsburg University (Germany), Foreign Chair at the Ghent University (Belgium) and the author of one of the first Ukrainian textbooks on EU Law. Prof. Dr. Petrov is active in publishing in internationally recognised peer-review journals. He is the founder and first elected President of the Ukrainian European Studies Association. Areas of Prof. Dr. Petrov’s research and teaching are: EU Law, EU Business Law; EU External Relations Law; Approximation and Harmonisation of Legislation in the EU; Legal Aspects of Regional Integration in the Post-Soviet Area. Prof. Dr. Petrov frequently provides consultancy to state institutions in Ukraine, including the Parliament of Ukraine, Constitutional Court of Ukraine and Ministry of Justice.

Auskunft erteilt
Martin von Hadel

The lecture deals with historic and recent developments within the newly emerged phenomenon of international law - hybrid warfare. First, the lecture reflects on historic background of the hybrid warfare in international and EU law. Second, the lecture highlights the relevance of international law documents and practices related to the hybrid warfare. Third, the lecture analyses the perception of the hybrid warfare in the domain of EU law. Fourth, the lecture studies the case of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict as a perfect example of the contemporary hybrid warfare in action. In the end, it discusses the future of legal regulation of the hybrid warfare in international and EU law.

Gerd Dapprich | 20.09.2018