• The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Philipp joined the Faculty of Law as Assistant Professor in 2014. He holds graduate degrees in law from McGill University (LL.M. and D.C.L.) and the University of Innsbruck, Austria (Dr. iur.).

Teaching overview

Public International Law (LLB / JD)
International Criminal Law (Master of International Law)
Theory, Method and Contemporary Issues in International Law (Master of International Law)
Foundations of Public International Law (Master of International Law)
Law of the Sea (Master of International Law)
Selected Topics in Public International Law (JD)


Philipp's main research interests include the resolution of armed conflicts, international criminal law, transitional justice, public international law, and legal pluralism.


English and French; some Italian
Spanish and Latin; and basic knowledge of Arabic
Innu and Braille.


  • International Law
  • Transitional Justice
  • Conflict Studies
  • International Law/ Criminal Law
  • Legal Pluralism
  • Resolution of armed conflicts
  • International criminal law
  • Public international law
  • International human rights law
  • International humanitarian law
  • Legal pluralism

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obligation Social Sciences
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Research Output 2007 2019

Addressing Masculinities in Peace Negotiations: An Opportunity for Gender Justice

Kastner, P. & Roy Trudel, E., 2019, Rethinking Transitional Gender Justice: Transformative approaches in post-conflict settings . Shackel, R. & Fiske, L. (eds.). UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 145-163 (Gender, Development and Social Change).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Navigating the Inclusivity-Exclusivity Continuum of Peace Negotiations

Kastner, P., Mar 2019, Conflict Intervention and Transformation: Theory and Practice. Jeong, H-W. (ed.). London: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, p. 67-83 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Teaching International Criminal Law from a Contextual Perspective

Kastner, P., May 2019, In : International Criminal Law Review. 19, 3, p. 532-549 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

criminal law
international law
teaching practice
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: The Politics of International Criminal Law

Cullen, H., Kastner, P. & Richmond, S., 2018, In : International Criminal Law Review. 18, 6, p. 907-927

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

212 Downloads (Pure)

Transitional Justice and the Challenging Pursuit of Social Justice

Kastner, P., 14 Feb 2018, In : The Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice. 34, 2, p. 1-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
social justice
rights and responsibilities