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Professor of Public International Law

Domaine(s) d’expertise

  • Human Rights;
  • Law of the Sea;
  • Maritime Boundaries;
  • Torture;
  • Freedom of Religion or Belief


Malcolm Evans was born and educated in Cardiff, Wales before studying Law as an Undergraduate at the University of Oxford, where he went on to study for a doctorate under the supervision of Professor Ian Brownlie. He has taught at the University of Bristol since 1988, where he has been Professor of Public International Law since 1999 and has served as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. From 2009-2020 he was member, and from 2011-2020 Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee for the Prevention of Torture.

Publications sélectionnées

  • Relevant Circumstances and Maritime Delimitation (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989) 257 pp
  • Religious Liberty and International Law in Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997) 390 pp (paperback reprint edition, Jan 2008)
  • Preventing Torture: A Study of the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) 475 pp (with Professor R Morgan)
  • The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 264 pp (with Professor R Murray, Dr E Steinerte and A Hallo de Wolf)
  • The Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015) (Co-edited with Dr Peter Petkoff and Professor Julian Rivers), 327 pp
  • Preventing Torture in Europe (Strasbourg: Council of Europe Press, 2018) 330 pp (with Dr C Bicknell and Professor R Morgan)
  • International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), 5th Edition, 896 pp
  • The European Court of Human Rights and the Freedom of Religion or Belief (Leiden: Brill Nijhoff Publishers, 2019), 660 pp (Co-edited with Professors J Temperman and J Gunn)
  • Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2020), 220pp (Co-edited with Dr S Galani)
  • Research Handbook on Torture: Legal and Medical Perspectives on Prohibition and Prevention (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2020), 598 pp (Co-edited with Dr J Movdig)
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