(Nathanael) N.T. Ali

Assistant Professor Erasmus School of Law International and European Union Law
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
L 5-085
Telephone
+31 10 4089122
Email
ali@law.eur.nl

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Dr. Nathanael Ali is an Assistant Professor in public international law. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in various areas of international law, including international law and global governance, international institutional law, international criminal law, and general courses in public international law. His current research, funded by prestigeous Niels Stensen Fellowship, investigates normative problems that arise at the intersection of global security governance and economic injustice.

Dr. Ali has special expertise in: international anti-terrorism financing law, anti-money laundering law, counter-terrorism law, the law on the use of force, the United Nations Charter system, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)…

Dr. Nathanael Ali is an Assistant Professor in public international law. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in various areas of international law, including international law and global governance, international institutional law, international criminal law, and general courses in public international law. His current research, funded by prestigeous Niels Stensen Fellowship, investigates normative problems that arise at the intersection of global security governance and economic injustice.

Dr. Ali has special expertise in: international anti-terrorism financing law, anti-money laundering law, counter-terrorism law, the law on the use of force, the United Nations Charter system, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards.

Dr. Ali previously served as a Lecturer in international law in the same department and as post-doctoral researcher in the Legal Theory department of Erasmus School of Law. Prior to his academic career, he worked in Ethiopia in a human rights NGO as a legal aid practitioner in criminal law, in addition to holding brief positions as a part-time university teaching assistant and a reporter for a national English weekly newspaper. Dr. Ali has held visiting fellowship positions at University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London, Hofstra University New York, and University of California, Berkeley. He has also been recipient of prestigeous research grants such as the Niels Stensen Fellowship, Harvard Law School IGLP collaborative research grant, and a European Union COST program mobility fund. His broad research interests are international law theory, critical international legal studies, global governance institutions, and socio-legal approach to the study of law. 

      • N.T. Ali (2013). Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Treaty-Based Settlement of Terrorism-Related Disputes in the Era of Active United Nations Security Council. Erasmus Law Review, 6 (2), 79-92.
        • N.T. Ali (2014). Have You Heard about the Budapest Memorandum? Its Totally Worthless. : Abyssinia Law online
        • N.T. Ali (2013). Some Legal Issues Concerning the ICC-AU 'Crisis': A Reply to Abreha Z Mesele. : Abyssinia Law online
        • N.T. Ali (2012). Global Justice - Challenges in Translation (Report Conference 'The Politics of Justice'). The Hague: The Hague Academic Coalition
        • N.T. Ali (2012). Defining Global Justice (Report Conference 'The Political of Justice'). (Extern rapport). The Hague: The Hague Academic Coalition
      • N.T. Ali (2017, november 30). What is in a Form? The Reorganization of the FATF as a Legal Person and Promises and Limits to Accountability. Rotterdam, International conference 'Unpacking the Accountability Paradox' at Erasmus School of Law.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, juli 22). Risk Management in Global Governance of Terrorism Financing: Rethinking International Norms and Banking Practices. Madrid, Spain, Harvard Law School IGLP Workshop on Global Law and Policy.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, november 30). Risk-Based Governance of Terrorism Financing and the Fate of Legal Responsibility. London, Invited public lecture at Queen Mary School of Law.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, november 25). Consequential Reasoning and the UN Security Council Sanctions Ombudsperson. London, Queen Mary University of London-ESL Joint Conference.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, september 22). Turning Banks into Cops? Law, Risk and Responsibility. Spui 25, Amsterdam, Invited Speech at Amsterdam Center for Law and Governance.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, april 5). Risk Management and Collateral Damage in International Governance: the Case of Anti-Terrorism Financing. University of Amsterdam, Paul Scholten Center for Jurisprudence, Paul Scholten Colloquium.
      • N.T. Ali (2016, maart 16). Risk Management and Collateral Damage in International Governance: the Case of Anti-Terrorism Financing. University of Edinburgh, School of Law, International Law Discussion Group.
      • N.T. Ali (2015, november 5). The Rise of Risk Management in Global Governance of Terrorism and the Fate of Legal Mobilization. International Institute of Social Studies - The Hague, Legal Mobilization Symposium.
      • N.T. Ali (2015, oktober 8). Dynamism and the Erosion of Procedural Safeguards in International Governance of Terrorism. International Institute of Social Studies - The Hague, Work in Progress Seminar Series.
      • N.T. Ali (2015, juni 2). Immigration Control at the Crossroads of Privatization, Securitization, and Global Justice. Harvard Law School, USA, IGLP conference.
      • N.T. Ali (2014, februari 4). International Governance on Terrorism: Legalization, Dejudicialization, and the State. University of Cambridge, UK, Lauterpacht Center for International Law Visiting Fellows' Seminar Series.
      • N.T. Ali (2014, april 24). International Criminal Justice below the Radar: Executive Power in the Shadow of Judicial Publicity. University of Oslo, Norway, Seminar on Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives in International Criminal Justice.
      • N.T. Ali (2013, juli 22). International Legal Instruments on Terrorism: An Introduction. Invited Lecture, Rotterdam, European Law Students Association (ELSA) Summer Law School.
      • N.T. Ali (2017). Suspicious Monies: Pathways to Responsible Risk-Based Global Governance of Terrorism Financing and Money Laundering. VENI grant application: .
      • N.T. Ali (2015). The International Criminal Court and the Immunity of Heads of States, Erasmus School of Law MOOC Course video lecture.
      • N.T. Ali (2015). The International Governance of Counter-Terrorism Financing: A Look into the UN Security Council and the Financial Action Task Force, Erasmus School of Law MOOC Course video lecture.
      • N.T. Ali (2015). Risk Management and Collateral Damage in International Governance: the Case of Counter-Terrorism Financing. RiP Seminar Series: International Institute of Social Studies - The Hague (2015, oktober 8).
      • N.T. Ali & R. Kumar (2014). Rethinking Public-Private Engagement in International Security Market and Governance. IGLP/Doha Collaborative Research Grant: .
      • N.T. Ali (2014). United in Vigilance: The Corporation and the State in Counterterrorism. Conference Corporate Power in Global Society: Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University Law School, USA (2014, juni 2).
      • N.T. Ali (2012). Panelist, Conference 'Law, Politics and Human Rights'. Annual Research Day of the Netherlands School of Human Rights Research: Rotterdam (2012, mei 24).
      • N.T. Ali (2012). Panelist, PhD Training school 'International Law between Pluralism and Constitutionalism'. European Union COST Action 1003 on the Constitutionalization and Fragmentation of International Law: University of Minho, School of Law (Braga, Portugal) (2012, juni 28 - 2012, juni 30).
      • N.T. Ali (2012). Spotlights on the 'Secret' Drone War (blog), Erasmus School of Law, Public International Law Department Blog.
      • N.T. Ali (2011). 'Constructivism meets Terrorism and Power: Narratives from Nicaragua and Afghanistan'. British International Studies Association, United States Foreign Policy Working Group Annual Conference: Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford (2011, september 22 - 2011, september 23).
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2017 t/m 2018). Visiting Scholar. Position at: University of California, Berkeley, Law School.
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2017 t/m 2017). Member of an EU-funded World Bank research team on 'Human Centered Business Model'. Position at: World Bank.
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2016 t/m 2017). Ad Hoc consultant on anti-terrorism financing/money laundering projects in the Horn of Africa. Position at: Global Center on Cooperative Security, New York, USA.
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2016 t/m 2016). Visiting Scholar. Position at: Queen Mary University of London, School of Law.
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2014 t/m 2014). Visiting Scholar. Position at: Lauterpacht Center for International Law, University of Cambridge, UK.
      • N.T. Ali (periode: 2011 t/m 2011). Visiting Research Fellow. Hofstra University Law School.
      • N.T. Ali (2017). Innovation Program Grant. 11,450 Euros award to support visiting research period at Queen Mary University of London: (2016, september 1 - 2016, december 31). Overig.
      • N.T. Ali (2016). Niels Stensen Fellowship. 50,236 euros award for research on risk-based global governance of financial crimes: University of California, Berkeley (2017, februari 1 - 2018, januari 31). Overig.
      • N.T. Ali & R. Kumar (2014). IGLP/Doha Collaborative Research Grant. 5000 UDS grant for research on 'Public-Private Collaboration in International Security Market and Governance': Boston, MA, USA. Overig.
      • N.T. Ali (Live interview as expert on the matter) (2015, aug 27). Counter-Terrorism Assets-Freeze Measures by the Netherlands. [radio-uitzending]. In The Monocle Daily. London, UK: http://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-monocle-daily/989/.
  • International Law and Global Governance

    Title
    International Law and Global Governance
    Year
    2018
    Period
    BLOK 3
    Year level
    master (Rechtsgeleerdheid / International and European Union Law)

    Public International Law

    Title
    Public International Law
    Year
    2018
    Period
    B 1.4
    Year level
    bachelor 3 (Bachelor Rechtsgeleerdheid / Vrijdagmiddagonderwijs)

    Public International Law

    Title
    Public International Law
    Year
    2018
    Period
    B 1.4
    Year level
    bachelor 3 (Bachelor Rechtsgeleerdheid)

    Int. Relations & Human Rights Law

    Title
    Int. Relations & Human Rights Law
    Year
    2018
    Period
    LAS MIN
    Year level
    Level 300 (LAS / Minor)
  • Assistant Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Law
    Department
    International and European Union Law
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4089122

    Academic Researcher

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Law
    Department
    Sociology, Theory and Methodology
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4089122

    Assistant Professor in Public International Law

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Law
    Department
    The Netherlands
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 10 4089122
  • University of California Berkeley

    Role
    Visiting Scholar at Berkeley Law School
    Obtained Wage
    no
    Start Date
    Feb/2017
    End Date
    Jan/2018

    Queen Mary University of London

    Role
    Visiting Scholar at School of Law
    Obtained Wage
    no
    Start Date
    Sep/2016
    End Date
    Dec/2016

    University of Cambridge

    Role
    Visiting Scholar at Lauterpacht Center for International Law
    Obtained Wage
    no
    Start Date
    Jan/2014
    End Date
    Apr/2014

    Hofstra University, New York

    Role
    Research Fellow at School of Law
    Obtained Wage
    no
    Start Date
    Oct/2011
    End Date
    Oct/2011

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam