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Matilda Arvidsson

Postdoctor

Matilda Arvidsson
Postdoctor
matilda.arvidsson@law.gu.se

Room number: B614
Postal Address: Box 650, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 40530 Göteborg


Department of Law (More Information)
Box 650
405 30 Göteborg
www.law.gu.se
jur@handels.gu.se

Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 405 30 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 issues of international law – in particular theory and history of international law, international humanitarian law, and the international law of belligerent occupation – legal theory, feminist and queer theory, posthumanistic theory, subjectivity, political theology, law and technology, psychoanalysis, ethics, spatial justice, food law, veganism, animal jurisprudence, and law/poetry. She has been invited to talk about her research in various institutions around the world, most recently at Kent Law School, Canterbury, UK; La Trobe Law School, Melbourne Australia; and Melbourne Law School, Australia. She has been invited as a commentator at PhD and early career workshops at Lund University and Melbourne Law School.

Topics Matilda has researched and published on include those mentioned above, focusing on the theory and history of international humanitarian law; posthumanistic feminist theory, digitalisation and technological warfare; and the occupation of Iraq 2003–2004. She take a particular research interest in the scholarships of Judith Butler and Jean Laplanche.

Matilda 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 act as a pro bono legal adviser.

Matilda is a partner in research of the Political Constitutional Theory (PolCon) reseach 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.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • International law
  • Legal theory
  • International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
  • Feminist legal theory
  • Subjectivity

Research in progress

  • Targeting, technology, and posthumanist feminist ontology, May/17 - Apr/19

Teaching areas

  • International law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Theory of Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Migration law

Selected publications

DIY Plant Milk: A Recipe-Manifesto and Method of Ethical Relations, Care, and Resistance
Arvidsson, Matilda
Making Milk: The Past, Present and Future of Our Primary Food, London : Bloomsbury, 320, 2017

From teleology to eschatology: The katechon and the political theology of the international law of belligerent occupation
Arvidsson, Matilda, Arvidsson, Matilda, Brännström, Leila, Minkkinen, Panu
The contemporary relevance of Carl Schmitt: law, politics, theology, Routledge, s. 223-236, 2016

Embodying law in the garden: An autoethnographical account of an office of law
Arvidsson, Matilda
Australian Feminist Law Journal, Routledge, 39, s. 21-45, 2014

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2018

Exercising the right authority during belligerent occupation: The Authority of the Coalition Provisional Authority of occupied Iraq
Matilda Arvidsson
International Studies Association (ISA) Annuam Convention 2018, San Fransisco, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

2017

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

The ‘turn to history’ and sources doctrine in international law: disruption, democratisation, and distress
Miriam McKenna, Matilda Arvidsson
ESIL Interest Group on the History of International Law Symposium : Evaluating the Turn to History of International Law. Naples, 6 September 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

DIY Plant Milk: A Recipe-Manifesto and Method of Ethical Relations, Care, and Resistance
Matilda Arvidsson
Making Milk: The Past, Present and Future of Our Primary Food, London, Bloomsbury, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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

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