Camera Justitia Masterclass: Hilary Charlesworth

The Camera Justitia Masterclass 2024 is delivered by Hilary Charlesworth, judge at the International Court of Justice. Illustrated by film clips from this year’s Camera Justitia program, Judge Charlesworth will speak with moderator Marieke de Hoon (University of Amsterdam) about her impressive career as international lawyer, her current work as a judge at the International Court of Justice and her academic research.

Hilary Charlesworth was re-elected as a Judge of the International Court of Justice on 9 November 2023, having previously been elected on 5 November 2021 to serve the remainder of the late Judge James Crawford’s term. Prior to her election, Hilary was Harrison Moore Professor of Law and a Melbourne Laureate Professor at Melbourne Law School. She was also a Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University. Hilary has been a visiting professor at various institutions including Harvard Law School, New York University Global Law School, UCLA, Paris I and the London School of Economics. She has been a member of the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law and the American Society of International Law as well as President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law.  Hilary is a member of the Institut de Droit International and the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law. She served as Judge ad hoc in the International Court of Justice in the Whaling in the Antarctic case (Australia v Japan) (2011-2014) and in the Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 case (Guyana v Venezuela) (2019-2021).

Tickets for the seminar are free for youth up to 30 years old. However, please make sure to reserve your seat. Regular tickets for the Masterclass are available for 7,50 euro. 

The Masterclass is part of the Camera Justitia Day, a special programme focusing on global justice and film with different activities and events.