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Matilda Arvidsson

Researcher

Matilda Arvidsson
Researcher
matilda.arvidsson@law.gu.se
+46 31 786 4805

Room number: C603
Postal Address: Box 650, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg


Department of Law (More Information)
Box 650
405 30 Göteborg
www.law.gu.se
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Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Matilda Arvidsson

Matilda Arvidsson, BA, LLM, LLD, has studied law in Lund, Jerusalem and Khartoum. She completed her LLD in international law at the Faculty of Law, Lund University, from where she also holds a LLM in jurisprudence and a BA in political science.

Her research interests are interdisciplinary and include international and public law, humanitarian law, posthumanism and technology, artificial intelligence. (AI), as well as the embodiment of law in its various forms and in inter-species relations. She has been invited to talk about her research in various institutions around the world, most recently at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia; Western Sydney University, Australia; Kent Law School, Canterbury, UK; La Trobe Law School, Melbourne, Australia; Melbourne Law School, Australia, Uppsala university and Copenhagen University. She has acted as an invited commentator at PhD and early career workshops at Lund University, Gothenburg University and Melbourne Law School. In 2019 she recived the Bernadotte program stipend from The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities.

Topics Matilda has researched and published on include those mentioned above, focusing on the theory and history of international humanitarian law; posthumanist feminist theory, artificial intelligence and contemporary warfare; and the occupation of Iraq 2003–2004.

Matilda is Course Director for Migration Law, HRS282 (advanced level, 15hp) with Street Law within the Legal Clinic, and she teaches within the fields of international law, legal theory, constitutional law, peace and conflict studies, gender studies, migration law, and human rights studies, and she takes on thesis for supervision on masters and PhD levels within all fields of international law related to use of force and armed conflict, law and technology, feminism, posthumanism, critical theory, food law, animal jurisprudence, and related topics. She has a background in legal practice and acts as a pro bono legal adviser.

Matilda is a partner in research in the research project Urban Creativity (https://www.pi.lu.se/en/activities/UrbanCreativity ); the Genesis of Artificial Intelligence, Life, and Law network (https://law.handels.gu.se/forskning/samhallsutmaningsdriven_forskning/kunskap-och-intellektuella-resurser/gaia) at the department of law, as well as the Political Constitutional Theory (PolCon) research network (http://blogs.helsinki.fi/politicalconstitutionaltheory/), a member of the LSA International Law and Policy Collaborative Research Network, and a Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) alumni. She reviews manuscripts and journal articles for a number of publishing houses and academic journals, including Oxford University Press, Routledge, Leiden Journal of International Law, the Australian Feminist Law Journal, and Griffith Law Review.

Recent visiting research positions (a selection):
2018-19 Helsinki University Law School, Finland
2018 La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
2017 Melbourne Law School, Australia

ORCHID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4398-6108

Matilda has two young children and worked part-time between 2009 and 2017.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • International law
  • Legal theory
  • Public Law

Research in progress

  • Sustainable Ocean Environmental Data: AI, Innovation and Legal Responsibility, Jan/20 - Dec/20
  • Homo+ Ludens: A new human and its creation of new legal norms in warfare systems and combat wargame training, Sep/19 - Dec/20
  • Urban Creativity, Oct/19 - Oct/19
  • Targeting, technology, and posthumanist feminist ontology, May/17 - Oct/19

Teaching areas

  • Public Law (migration law, constitutional law)
  • Legal theory
  • International law

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2017

The international law and practice of occupation between transformation and preservation: the occupation of Iraq and the American Lieber Code
Matilda Arvidsson
50 Years after 1967: Evaluating the Past, Present and Future of of the Law of Belligerent Occupation: Conference Papers, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Eating, meat, catastrophe
Matilda Arvidsson, Toni Selkälä
Critical Legal Conference 2017 Stream, Warwick 1-3 September 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Targeting, gender and international posthumanitarian law and practice: Warfare in the age of data–driven agency
Matilda Arvidsson
Kent workshop in International Law and theory, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The American Lieber Code in Occupied Iraq: Anachronism and the Turn to History in International Law and Practice
Matilda Arvidsson
Invited research talk: Laureate Program in International Law Seminar Series, Melbourne Law School, Australia, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Transgression, life and death by ‘insect drones’: Towards a feminist ontology and posthumanitarian law
Matilda Arvidsson
Invited research seminar talk, La Trobe Law School Seminar, Melbourne, Australia, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Embodied Politics of Justice in Han Kang’s ‘The Vegetarian’: The Laws of Carnivore Domination and the Fulfillment of Desire as Plant Life
Matilda Arvidsson
Critical Legal Conference book, Warwick 1-3 September 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2016

Shari'a from Behind the Bench: Court Culture, Judicial Culture and a Judge-made Discourse on Shari'a at a Swedish District Court
Matilda Arvidsson
Shari'a as Discourse: Legal Traditions and the Encounter with Europe, Abingdon, Routledge, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Editors' introduction: The contemporary relevance of Carl Schmitt
Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, Panu Minkkinen
978-1-138-82293-1, Abingdon, Routledge, Report chapter 2016
Report chapter

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