Prof. Moshe Hirsch

Professor Moshe Hirsch
Maria Von Hofmannsthal Chair in International Law
Room 234
02-5881177

Moshe Hirsch is the Von Hofmannsthal Professor of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Co-director of the International Law Forum at the Hebrew University Law Faculty. A significant part of his publications involves theoretical and interdisciplinary research that draws, inter alia, on sociological theories, cognitive studies, political economy, game theory, and international relations theory. His recent publications include 'Invitation to the Sociology of International Law' (OUP, 2015); 'Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law' (2018, co-edited with Andrew Lang); "Cognitive Sociology, Social Cognition and Coping with Racial Discrimination in International Law", EJIL (2019); "Social Movements, Reframing Investment Relations, and Enhancing the Application of Human Rights Norms in International Investment Law", Leiden Journal of International Law (2020), "The Role of International Tribunals in the Development of Historical Narratives" (Journal of History of International Law, 2018), and "Explaining Compliance and Non-Compliance with ICSID Awards: a Multiple Theoretical Approach" (Journal of International Economic Law, 2016). 

 

Education

LLB law

BA political science

LLM law

PhD Law

 

Representative publications

"The Sociology of International Law" (OUP, 2015).

"The Sociology of International Economic Law", in the European Journal of International Law (2008).

"Interactions between Investment and Non-Investment Obligations in International Investment Law", in Oxford Handbook of International Law on Foreign Investment (OUP, 2008). 

“African Countries in the World Trading System” (co-author, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, 2012).

"Explaining Compliance and Non-Compliance with ICSID Awards: a Multiple Theoretical Approach" (Journal of International Economic Law, 2016).

Moshe Hirsch and Andrew Lang (eds.), Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law, Edward Elgar Publishing (November 2018).

Moshe Hirsch, "The Role of International Tribunals in the Development of Historical Narratives", 20 Journal of History of International Law  391-428 (December 2018).

Moshe Hirsch, 'Core Sociological Theories and International Law', in Hirsch and Lang, eds.,  Research Handbook on the Sociology of International Law, (Edward Elgar Publishing, November 2018) 389-422.