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James Gow

Professor and Co-Director of the War Crimes Research Group, King’s College, London

James Gow

Professor and Co-Director of the War Crimes Research Group, King’s College, London

Biography

James Gow is Professor of International Peace and Security and Co-Director of the War Crimes Research Group at King’s College London. He is a non-resident scholar with the Liechtenstein Institute, Princeton University and previously lectured in European Studies at Hatfield Polytechnic (now the University of Hertfordshire). He has served as an expert adviser and an expert witness for the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where he was the first ever witness at an international criminal tribunal, and as an Expert Adviser to the UK Secretary of State for Defence. Gow has held visiting positions at the University of Sheffield, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, Columbia University, and Princeton University. His numerous publications include War and War Crimes, Prosecuting War Crimes: Lessons and Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Security, Democracy and War Crimes, all in 2013, and most recently, The Art of  Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy, in 2017. In 2013, Gow won a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to research and write on the trial of General Ratko Mladić and the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal, and is presently engaged on a major collaborative project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, ‘Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community’, with Dr. Rachel Kerr and colleagues at the University of the Arts and the London School of Economics.

 

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