Associate Professor Christopher Michaelsen

Dr Christopher Michaelsen is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at UNSW. He teaches and specialises in international law, human rights and international security. Prior to joining UNSW in 2008, he served as a Human Rights Officer (Anti-Terrorism) at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Warsaw, Poland. Chris has held visiting and adjunct appointments at the University of Hong Kong, LUISS Guido Carli Rome, Brooklyn Law School, the Australian National University, Akita International University and the University of St. Andrews. He is a founding member of the Security Council Analysis Network (SCAN) and currently a Chief Investigator on a 5-year project funded by the Australian Research Council examining how elected members on the United Nations Security Council can influence Council decision-making and norm development.

Books

Michaelsen C, 2015, International Co-operation, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism Future Directions and Challenges, Original, Routledge, Abingdon, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415599801/

Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C, 2013, International Law in the New Age of Globalization, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

Scott SV; Billingsley AJ; Michaelsen C, 2010, Law and the Use of Force: A Documentary and reference Guide, 1st, praeger Security International, Santa Barbara, Denver, London

Journal articles

Michaelsen C, 2016, 'Introduction: Operationalizing Human Rights in Peace Missions', Journal of International Peacekeeping, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/18754112-02001001

Webb P; Michaelsen C, 2014, 'Strengthening the accountability of the UN security council', Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 19, pp. 385 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jcsl/kru021

Michaelsen C, 2014, 'Human Rights as Limits for the Security Council: A Matter of Substantive Law or Defining the Application of Proportionality?', Journal of Conflict and Security Law, vol. 19, pp. 451 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jcsl/kru016

Michaelsen C, 2012, ''From Strasbourg, with love'- preventive detention before the German Federal constitutional court and the European Court of Human Rights', Human Rights Law Review, vol. 12, pp. 148 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngr046

Michaelsen C, 2012, 'The renaissance of non-refoulement? the Othman (Abu Qatada) decision of the European court of human rights', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 61, pp. 750 - 765, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0020589312000243

Michaelsen C, 2010, 'The Security Council's Al Qaeda and Taliban sanctions regime: "Essential Tool" or increasing liability for the UN's counterterrorism efforts?', Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 33, pp. 448 - 463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10576101003712287

Michaelsen C, 2010, 'Australia and the threat of terrorism in the decade after 9/11', Asian Journal of Political Science, vol. 18, pp. 248 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02185377.2010.527212

Michaelsen C, 2009, 'Kadi and Al Barakaat v Council of the EU - The Incompatibility of the UN Security Council's 1267 Sanctions Regime with European Due Process Guarantees', Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 10, pp. 329 - 345, http://www.mjil.law.unimelb.edu.au/issues/archive/2009(1)/15Michaelsen.pdf

Michaelsen C, 2006, 'Balancing Liberty against Security? A Critique of Counterterrorism Rhetoric', UNSW Law Journal, pp. 1 - 21

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'The Use of Depleted Uranium Ammunition in ¿Operation Iraqi Freedom¿ ¿ a War Crime?', SDSC Working Paper

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'Anti-Terrorism Legislation in Australia: A Proportionate Response to the Terrorist Threat?', Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 28, pp. 321 - 339

Michaelsen C; Enemark CJ, 2005, 'Just War Doctrine and the Invasion of Iraq', Australian Journal of Politics and History, pp. 545 - 563

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War on Terrorism?', Terrorism and Political Violence, vol. 17, pp. 131 - 155

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'Australia's Antiterrorism Laws Lack Adequate Oversight Mechanisms', Democratic Audit of Australia, vol. November 2005, http://arts.anu.edu.au/democraticaudit/papers/200511_michaelsen_anti_terror.pdf

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'Security against Terrorism: Individual Right or State Purpose?', Public Law Review, vol. 16, pp. 78 - 83

Michaelsen C, 2003, 'International Human Rights On Trial: The United Kingdom¿s and Australia¿s Legal Response to 9/11', Sydney Law Review, pp. 275 - 303

Michaelsen C, 2003, 'Maritime Exclusion Zones in Times of Armed Conflict at Sea ¿ Legal Controversies Still Unresolved', Journal of Conflict and Security Law, pp. 363 - 390

Book Chapters

Michaelsen C; Goldbarsht D, 2018, 'Legal and Regulatory Approaches to Counter-Terrorism Financing: An Australian Perspective', in Walker C; King C; Gurulé J (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 807 - 833, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64498-1_33

Goldbarsht D; Michaelsen C, 2017, 'International Legal and Quasi-Legal Approaches to Combating Money Laundering: An Australian Perspective on Norm-Development', in van Duyne PC; Harvey J; Antonopoulos GA; von Lampe K (ed.), , Wolf Legal Publishers, Tilburg, pp. 197 - 218

Golder B; Michaelsen C, 2014, 'Political criminals, terrorists and extra-criminal regimes of punishment', in Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World, pp. 267 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139696654.018

Michaelsen C, 2013, 'The competence of the security council under the UN charter to adopt sanctions targeting private individuals', in International Law in the New Age of Globalization, pp. 11 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004228818_003

Michaelsen C, 2013, 'The Competence of the Security Council under the UN Charter to Adopt Sanctions Targeting Private Individuals', in Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C (ed.), International Law in the New Age of Globalization, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 11 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004228818

Michaelsen C; Byrnes A; Hayashi M, 2013, 'Conclusion', in Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C (ed.), Military Medicine, edn. 9 SUPPL., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

Michaelsen C, 2013, ''Islamo-fascism' - the shape of future conflict?', in Baldino D (ed.), Spooked: The Truth about Intelligence in Australia, NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, pp. 17 - 43, https://www.newsouthbooks.com.au/books/spooked_the-truth-about-intelligence-and-security-in-australia/

Michaelsen C, 2012, 'Permanent legal emergencies and the derogation clause in international human rights treaties: A contradiction?', in Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency: Security and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism, pp. 287 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4062-4_13

Michaelsen C, 2012, 'Thematic perspectives on cooperation: The cross-border transfer of dangerous persons, the risk of torture and diplomatic assurances', in Cross-Border Law Enforcement: Regional Law Enforcement Cooperation - European, Australian and Asia-Pacific Perspectives, pp. 209 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203813058

Kemp MC, 2011, 'Normative trade theory', in Positive and Normative Analysis in International Economics: Essays in Honour of Hiroshi Ohta, pp. 7 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230348202

Michaelsen C, 2011, 'The Cross-border Transfer of Dangerous Persons, the Risk of Torture and Diplomatic Assurances', in Hufnagel S; Harfield C; Bronitt S (ed.), Cross-Border Law Enforcement Regional Law Enforcement Cooperation – European, Australian and Asia-Pacific Perspectives, edn. Original, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 211 - 230, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415583749/

Michaelsen C, 2010, 'TERRORISM, TARGETED ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AND INADEQUATE DUE PROCESS: THE CASE OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL'S 1267 SANCTIONS REGIME', in Goldsmith BE; Brauer J (ed.), ECONOMICS OF WAR AND PEACE: ECONOMIC, LEGAL, AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES, edn. Contributions to Conflict Management Peace Economics and Dev, EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD, pp. 225 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1572-8323(2010)0000014017

Michaelsen C, 2010, 'Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War on Terrorism?', in Ranstorp M; Wilkinson P (ed.), Terrorism and Human Rights, edn. Hbk., Routledge, London, UK, pp. 201 - 225

Michaelsen C, 2008, 'The Proportionality Principle in the Context of Anti-Terrorism Laws: An Inquiry into the Boundaries between Human Rights Law and Public Policy', in Gani M; Mathew P (ed.), FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON THE WAR ON TERROR, AUSTRALIAN NATL UNIV, pp. 109 - 124, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000291536400007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Michaelsen C, 2008, 'Law, Intelligence and Politics in Australia`s `War on Terror`', in Moran J; Phythian M (ed.), Intelligence, Security and Policing Post-9/11? The UK`s Response to the `War on Terror`, edn. Original, Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 159 - 182

Michaelsen C, 2008, 'The Role of Civil Society in Preventing Terrorism', in IFSH, University of Hamburg (ed.), OSCE Yearbook 2007, edn. V. 12, Baden-Baden, Germany, pp. 341 - 350

Michaelsen C, 2007, 'Australia's Counterterrorism Law and Policy in the Aftermath of 9/11: A Return to the Dark Ages?', in Kassimeris G (ed.), Playing Politics with Terrorism, edn. Original, Columbia University Press, New York, pp. 250 - 276

Michaelsen C, 2007, 'Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War on Terrorism?', in Ranstorp M; Wilkinson P (ed.), Terrorism and Human Rights, edn. Hbk., Routledge, London, UK, pp. 201 - 225

Michaelsen C, 2004, 'Terrorism in Australia - From Where the Risk?', in Terrorism in Australia - From Where the Risk?, edn. Original, Lowy Institute for International Policy, Sydney, NSW, pp. 39 - 45

Reports

Lynch A; Collett E; McGarrity N; Santow E; Michaelsen C; Williams G, 2010, Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill, Australia

Golder B; Lynch A; Michaelsen C; McGarrity N, 2009, Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation, Australia

Golder B; Lynch A; McGarrity N; Michaelsen C; Santow E; Teeger B; Williams G, 2009, Submission to the National Security Discussion Paper, Australia

Other

Conference Papers

Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C, 2013, 'International Law in the New Age of Globalization CONCLUSION', in Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C (eds.), INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE NEW AGE OF GLOBALIZATION, MARTINUS NIJHOFF, JAPAN, pp. 425 - 429, presented at 3rd Four Societies Conference, JAPAN, 27 August 2010 - 28 August 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000323328300017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C, 2013, 'International Law in the New Age of Globalization INTRODUCTION', in Byrnes A; Hayashi M; Michaelsen C (eds.), INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE NEW AGE OF GLOBALIZATION, MARTINUS NIJHOFF, JAPAN, pp. 1 - 8, presented at 3rd Four Societies Conference, JAPAN, 27 August 2010 - 28 August 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000323328300001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Conference Presentations

Michaelsen C, 2009, 'The Security Council's 1267 Sanction Regime: The Way Ahead', presented at 17th Annual Conference, Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 03 July 2009

Michaelsen C, 2009, 'The Legality of Diplomatic Assurances under International Human Rights Law', presented at Crossing Borders: Promoting Regional Law Enforcement Cooperation - European, Australian and Asia-Pacific Perspectives, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 08 April 2009

Michaelsen C, 2009, 'The Proportionality Principle, Counterterrorism and Human Rights: A German-Australian Comparison', presented at International Conference on "Exclusions from Constitutional Law", City University of Hong Kong, China, 29 October 2009

Michaelsen C, 2009, 'The Security Council's 1267 Sanction Regime: An Increasing Liability for the United Nation's Counter-Terrorism Efforts?', presented at 6th Asian Law Institute Conference, University of Hong Kong, China, 29 May 2009

Michaelsen C, 2008, 'The Kadi / Al Barakaat Decision of the European Court of Justice and its Implications for the UN Security Council's 1267 Sanctions Regime', presented at Countering Terrorism through International and Domestic Targeted Sanctions: A Rule of Law Perspective, American University, Washington College of Law, Washington DC, USA, 15 September 2008

Michaelsen C, 2007, 'International Human Rights Standards and Requests for Evidence in Criminal Proceedings Related to Terrorism', presented at OSCE Conference on the Role of Police in Counter-Terrorism, Madrid, Spain, 08 May 2007

Michaelsen C, 2005, 'Small Arms & Human Rights: The Need for an International Arms Trade Treaty', Canberra, Australia, 17 June 2005

Michaelsen C, 2004, 'Exploding the Myths of Terrorism: A Terrorism Attack on Australian Soil is just a Matter of Time', presented at 1st Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 16 July 2004

Michaelsen C, 2003, 'The United Kingdom's and Australia's Response to 9/11 and Obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights / International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights', presented at International Conference on Terrorism and Human Rights, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, UK, 15 July 2003

International Law, International Affairs, Human Rights, Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism, United Nations, Security Council, Terrorism, Counter-terrrorism, Human Rights, European Law and Politics