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Dr L. (Luigi) Prosperi

Faculty of Law
Criminal Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15557
    1001 NB Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Luigi Prosperi is a graduate of RomaTre University of Rome, and holds a PhD in “International Legal Order and Human Rights” from Sapienza University of Rome.

    Between 2015 and 2020 he has worked in various capacities at several international criminal tribunals, including the ICC, the ICTY/MICT, and the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office. Luigi has also worked as a Senior Guest Researcher at the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on IHL at Leiden University, as a researcher at Sapienza University, as a teaching assistant at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome, and most recently as a Legal Researcher at UpRights.

  • Publications




    • Prosperi, L., & Zammit Borda, A. (2020). A Partial View of History: ICTY Judgments as ‘Judicial Truths’. In C. Stahn, C. Agius, S. Brammertz, & C. Rohan (Eds.), Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Approach (pp. 174-190). Oxford University Press.


    • Prosperi, L. (2019). A Bull in a China Shop: The Exercise of the ICC’s Jurisdiction Over Its Territorial Reach in Situations Involving Non-Party States. In T. Natoli, & A. Riccardi (Eds.), Borders, Legal Spaces and Territories in Contemporary International Law (pp. 211-236). Springer.


    • Prosperi, L. (2018). The ICC (Symbolic) Investigation into Crimes Allegedly Committed Against Migrants in Libya. In E. Sciso, & N. Ronzitti (Eds.), I conflitti in Siria e Libia: Possibili equilibri e sfide al diritto internazionale (pp. 243-264). G. Giappichelli Editore.


    • Prosperi, L., & La Rocca, G. (2017). Απόλιδας: an analysis of the international legal framework in the field of statelessness and the U.N.H.C.R.’s communication campaign. Revue Internationale de Sociologie, 27(2), 261-276.
    • Prosperi, L., & Terrosi, J. (2017). Embracing the ‘Human Factor’: Is There New Impetus at the ICC for Conceiving and Prioritizing Intentional Environmental Harms as Crimes Against Humanity? Journal of International Criminal Justice, 15(3), 509-525.

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