Ingo Venzke

Ingo Venzke

  • Research Fellow

Prof. Ingo Venzke’s main research interests lie in international economic law and different dimensions of sustainability. He is currently part of the first cohort of fellows at The New Institute, partaking in a program that addresses the most urgent questions of our time at the intersection of ecology, economy, democracy, and the human condition. He is conducting research within the themes ‘Foundations of Value and Values’ and ’The Future of Democracy’. He is a Professor of International Law and Social Justice at the Department of International and European Law at the University of Amsterdam, and Director of the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). Furthermore, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Leiden Journal of International Law (together with Eric de Brabandere) and a member of the Advisory Board of the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB).

Ingo’s monographs include How Interpretation Makes International Law (OUP 2012), which won the book award of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), and In Whose Name? A Public Law Theory of International Adjudication (together with Armin von Bogdandy, OUP 2014). He recently edited Contingency in International Law: On the Possibilities of Different Legal Histories (together with Kevin Jon Heller, OUP 2021).

He has held visiting appointments at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Jindal Global Law School. He was a Hauser Research Scholar at New York University (NYU), a Visiting Scholar at the Cegla Center for the Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, Tel Aviv University, and at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley. He was a long-term research fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg.