International Human Rights Law / Transitional Justice / International Criminal Justice / Philosophy of Law / History of International Criminal Law / Genocide Denial / Mass Crimes Impunity / Right to Truth
Sévane Garibian is a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Professor of Law at the University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the University of Neuchâtel.
She is also an Associate Researcher at the Institut de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les enjeux sociaux (EHESS/CNRS, Paris) and a member of the scientific council of the Association Francophone de Justice Transitionnelle (AFJT).
Her work focuses on issues related to the role of law in addressing state-sponsored crimes, impunity for mass crimes, international criminal law, transitional justice, human rights, the history of international criminal law and philosophy of law. She currently leads the SNSF-funded research project Right to Truth, Truth(s) through Rights: Mass Crimes Impunity and Transitional Justice at the University of Geneva. She has also published numerous papers and contributions to anthologies, as well as books and co-edited volumes.
Prior to joining the University of Geneva, Professor Garibian was an SNSF post-doctoral research fellow and a visiting fellow at the University of Buenos Aires and Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.
She was a member of the European Research Council research programme ‘Corpses of Mass Violence and Genocide’ (2012-2016).
She holds a PhD from the Universities of Paris X and Geneva.
ICC - CPIMaster in transitional justice - Course
This course addresses the aims and functioning of criminal justice, with a special focus on actors and institutions at the international level.
Sévane Garibian, Claus Kress
Journal of International Criminal Justice, Volume 16, Issue 4
Journal of Genocide Research, Volume 20, Issue 2
Denialism and Human Rights, Intersentia
African Yearbook of Rhetoric, vol. 6, n°1, 2015