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Mattia Cacciatori

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Research interests


Dr Mattia Cacciatori joined the faculty in 2016 as a Teaching Fellow in International Security.He has a wide range of research interests and is currently involved in a number of projects examining the role of international law in conflict resolution, the complications of prosecuting Heads of State, as well as humanitarian intervention.

His PhD dissertation involves an analysis of the international community's efforts to hold Heads of State accountable for gross violations of human rights.

Mattia Cacciatori regularly contributes to well-known blogs in international relations such as Justice in Conflict, E-International Relations, Justice Hub, The Conversation, and LSE political blogs.

Research interests

  • International Law
  • International Relations Theory
  • English School of International Relations
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Transitional Justice
  • Human Rights

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 5 Article
  • 3 Web publication/site

Al-Bashir: why the ICC is between a rock and a hard place

Cacciatori, M., 12 Apr 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

The politics of international chemical weapon justice: The case of Syria, 2011-2017

Edwards, B. & Cacciatori, M., 3 Apr 2018, In : Contemporary Security Policy. 39, 2, p. 280-297 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
chemical weapon

When Kings Are Criminals: Lessons Learnt from ICC Prosecutions of African Presidents

Cacciatori, M., 30 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Transitional Justice. 12, 3, p. 386-406 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

International Criminal Court
head of state
non-governmental organization

Syria and the Future of the Chemical Weapon Taboo

Edwards, B. & Cacciatori, M., 22 Mar 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access