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Moshe Hirsch

Ph.D. – Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1994
LL.M. – Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1990
B.A. – Department of Political Science, Tel-Aviv University, 1987
LL.B. – Tel-Aviv University, 1986

Dr. Hirsch is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His fields of interest are international economic law (trade and investment), public international law, international law theory, and the legal status of Jerusalem. He is also the Director of the International Law Forum, Faculty of Law and a Member of the International Law Association’s Committee on the Foreign Investment Law since 2005. Between 1999 and 2003 he was a member of the Committee established by Israeli Ministry of Justice to prepare a new statute on sovereign immunity.

A significant part of his publications involves interdisciplinary research that employs, inter alia, sociological theories, game theory, political economy and political science. His recent publications include “The Sociology of International Economic Law,” European Journal of International Law (2008); “Compliance with International Norms In the Age of Globalization: Two Theoretical Perspectives,” in The Impact of International Law on International Cooperation (Eyal Benvenisti and Moshe Hirsch, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2004); “The Sociology of International Law,” 55 University of Toronto Law Journal 891-939 (2005); “Game Theory, International Law, and Environmental Cooperation in the Middle East,” 27 Denver Journal of International Law & Policy 75-119 (1999).

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