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Mais A.M. Qandeel

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303719

Room: L2421

Mais A.M. Qandeel
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About Mais A.M. Qandeel

Dr. Qandeel is a Senior Lecturer of International Law / Law and Technologies with more than 15 years of experience at national and international human rights organizations/institutions in, among others, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, USA and Palestine. She has extensive experience in international humanitarian law and the question of Palestine.

She holds an LLM of international law from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, and a Ph.D. of international humanitarian law ( with a focus on Palestine) from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.  She is the author of, among others, Enforcing Human Rights of Palestinians in the Occupied Territory, Violence and State Attribution: The Case of Palestine, and The Palestinian Environment under Military Occupation: International Humanitarian Law Perspective.

Her research has three themes: i) the question of Palestine under Occupation, ii) implications of new technologies on human rights – human rights in cyberspace in connection with cyber norms and cybersecurity - and the rule of law, and iii) the protection of the environment in international law.  

She teaches the courses: i) Legal Tech, AI and Automation, ii) Cybersecurity and Cybercrime and iii) Comparative Law.  Her courses cover a broad range of topics, including digital discrimination, the rule of law, data protection and privacy, international cyber norms and legal aspects of cybersecurity. She also teaches legal writing, international human rights law and international humanitarian law (the law of armed conflict) in other courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.


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Articles, book reviews

Articles, reviews/surveys


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Conference papers