S.J.D. (Harvard); LL.B (Hons) B.A (Hons) (Monash)

  • Editorial Board, Asian Journal of International Law
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of International Law
  • Advisory Council, Asian Society of International Law
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3618 
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Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Public International Law
International Economic Law
History and Theory of International Law
Third World Approaches to International Law

Subjects Taught

International Law
International Econonic Law and Globalization
Developing States in a Changing World Order
The Law of the United Nations

Brief Biodata

Tony Anghie qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and practised law in Melbourne, Australia before commencing his graduate studies at Harvard Law School, where he earned his S.J.D degree and was appointed as a Senior Fellow in the Graduate Program. He then taught at the S.J.Quinney School of Law, University of Utah, where he served as the Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law. He has been a visiting professor at numerous schools including the American University Cairo, Cornell Law School, the London School of Economics , Harvard Law School and the University of Brasilia. He has served in different capacities on the governing bodies of the Asian Society of International Law since its founding, and was a principal organizer of the Society's biennial Conference in Beijing in 2011. He delivered the Grotius Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law in 2010.

Representative Publications

1. "Legal Aspects of the New International Economic Order" in Humanity vol. 6(1) 2015

2. "International Human Rights Law and a Developing World Perspective", in Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law, Scott Sheeran and Sir Nigel Rodley (eds), (Routledge 2013)

3. "Identifying Regions and Sub-Regions in the History of International Law" in Bardo Fassbender, Anne Peters, Simone Peter and Daniel Hogger (eds) Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford UP 2012)

4. "The Grotius Lecture: International Law in a Time of Change" American University International Law Review 26(5) 1315 (2011)

5. "The Evolution of International Law: colonial and post-colonial realities",27(5) Third World Quarterly, p 739 (2006)

6. Anghie , A. 2005 Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law, (Cambridge University Press)

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