Girmachew Alemu

 

Full Name Girmachew Alemu Aneme
Education attended Hubert Humphrey Fulbright Fellowship (2012-2013), School of Law, University of Minnesota.

Ph.D. (2008) Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

M.A. (2001) Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

LL.B. (1997) School of Law, Addis Ababa University

Academic Rank Associate Professor
Working for AAU Since 2001
Administrative positions held    Coordinator, Extension Program, School of Law

Assistant Dean, School of Law

Head, Research and Publications Unit, School of Law

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ethiopian Law

Head, Center for Human Rights, College of Law and Governance Studies

Research Interest
  • Legal Pluralism
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Theory
  • Constitutional Law
  • Research Methods
  • African Regional Organizations
Significant

awards/recognition

Visiting Scholar, Free University of Berlin, Collaborative Research Center, September 2014

Hubert Humphrey Fulbright Fellowship, United States Department of State, August 2012-July 2013

Norwegian Government Scholarship for Ph.D. study   (2004-2008)

British Council Research Stipend for research visit to the Oxford University (June-September 2003)

Publications in reputable journal          I Books

  1. Ethiopian Human Rights Handbook (Centre for Human Rights, Addis Ababa University), January 2013, Co-Author.
  2. Handbook on the Rights of the Child in Ethiopia(Centre for Human Rights, Addis Ababa University), September 2012, Co-Author.
  3. Essays on Environmental Rights, Ethiopian Human Rights Law Series, (Volume 4, Addis Ababa University Press), July 2012, Editor.
  4. A Study of the African Union’s Right of Intervention against Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes(Wolf Legal Publishers, The Netherlands), March 2011.
  5. The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials: Transitional Justice Challenged(James Currey, United Kingdom) March 2009, Co-Editor.
  6. The Constitutional Protection of Human Rights in Ethiopia: Challenges and Prospects, Ethiopian Human Rights Law Series, (Volume 2, Addis Ababa University Press), December 2008, Co-Editor.

    II Chapters in Books

  1. ‘Legal and Judicial Plurality and the Incorporation of Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms within the State Justice System’, in Matthias Kotter et al (eds) Non-State Justice Institutions and the Law, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, January 2015.
  2. The Policy and Legislative Framework of Environmental Rights in Ethiopia,inEssays on Environmental RightsEthiopian Human Rights Law Series, Volume 4, Addis Ababa University Press, July 2012.
  3. The Rights of the Accused: A Human Rights Appraisal(Co-Author) in KjetilTronvollet. al. The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials: Transitional Justice Challenged (James Currey, United Kingdom) March 2009.
  4. Beyond the Red Terror Trials: Analysing Guarantees of Non-Repetitionin KjetilTronvollet. al. The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials: Transitional Justice Challenged (James Currey, United Kingdom) March 2009.

III. Research Articles

  1. The Institutionalization of Cosmopolitan Justice: The Case of the African Union’s Right of Intervention,Minnesota Journal of International Law, Volume 23 (June 2013).
  2. The Anatomy of Special Prosecutor v. Colonel MengistuHailemariam(1994-2008)International Journal of Ethiopian Studies, Vol. IV, No. 1&2, (Tsehai Publishers, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)Spring/Fall 2009.
  3. The African Standby Force: Major issues under Mission Scenario Sixin Political Perspectives,2008 Vol.2 (1), University of Manchester.
  4. Apology and Trials: The Case of the Red Terror Trials in Ethiopia, in African Human Rights Journal, Vol. 6, 2006.
  5. The African Union and Collective Security in Africa, in OSSREA Bulletin, Vol. II, No.3, October 2005.

Book Reviews

  1. Darfur: A Short History of a Long War-Julie Flint and Alex de Waal (2005), Nordic Journal of Human Rights, vol.24 nr.3, 2006.
  2. Human Rights Law in Africa-Christof Heyns(ed.) (2004), Nordic Journal of Human Rights ,vol.23, nr 1,2005.
  3. Human Rights in Africa: from the OAU to the African Union – Rachel Murray (2005), Nordic Journal of Human Rights, vol. 23, nr 2, 2005.
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