Think Visegrad Fellowship – Call for proposals 2021

Jan Lhotský Senior Researcher

Jan Lhotský works as a senior researcher at the Centre for International Law of the Institute of International Relations. He is a head of the independent academic institution Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy where he also serves as a head of the international criminal justice section. Furthermore, he works as an Assistant Lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. He graduated from the Faculty of Law (Ph.D.) and the Faculty of Economics and Administration at Masaryk University, as well as the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization in Venice (E.MA). He worked as a human rights lawyer at the Office of the Public Defender of Rights (Ombudsperson), furthermore as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, lawyer-trainee at the European External Action Service in Brussels, junior lawyer at the law firm Rödl & Partner and researcher at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University. His professional interests include public international law, human rights, international humanitarian law and international criminal law.




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