Rémi Fuhrmann


Research title: Civil war in international humanitarian law : between inclusion and exclusion

Research Summary

Remi is currently pursuing his PhD in International Law at the University of Glasgow. His research concentrates on the history and evolution of the law of armed conflict, especially in its relation to civil and colonial conflicts.

Remi holds a BA in Political Science (international relations) and an LLM in International Law from the University of Quebec in Montreal. His research interests lie in various areas of Public International Law.

Research interests

  • The Law of Armed Conflict
  • History of International Law
  • Critical International Legal Theory
  • International Cultural Heritage Law 
  • Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law



Anne Orford, International Law and the Politics of History (book review), Nordic Journal of International Law, 91 (2022) pp. 343-347.

Destruction of Cultural Property and Fragmentation of International Law: Beyond the Lex Specialis PrincipleJournal of International Law and Comity, 1(2) (2021) pp. 21-35.

Blog posts

Le Tribunal Spécial pour le Liban: d'ores et déjà un échec?, Blogue de la Société Québécoise de Droit International, 6 Jan 2019.




University of Glasgow College of Social Sciences PhD Scholarship (2021-2024).

University of Quebec in Montreal Law School Prize, Prize for the best student in the Master's course Universal and Regional Models of International Organizations, 2018.


Trinity College Law Student Colloquium, Carl Schmitt and the Law of Armed Conflict: a Paradoxical Critic?, Dublin (online), Ireland, Feb 2022. 

International Law Association Regional Conference, The Al Mahdi case : rethinking the relation between lex specialis and lex generalis, Braga, Portugal, Sep 2019.

University of Sherbrooke International Law Summer School, The Protection of Cultural Property in event of Armed Conflict, Montreal, Canada, Jun 2019 (with Dr Sophie Rondeau).

Additional Information

Member of the honor roll of the Faculty of political science and law of the University of Quebec in Montreal : Academic years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.