Dr. Joris Larik

Dr. Joris Larik is Assistant Professor (tenure track) at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at Leiden University and Senior Researcher at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. He works on issues of law and policy of EU external relations and other regional organizations as actors in world politics, comparative and multilevel constitutional law, and global governance reform. Dr. Larik’s work has been acknowledged with several awards, including NATO’s Manfred Wörner Essay Award (2008) and the Mauro Cappelletti Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Comparative Law (2014) from the European University Institute (EUI). Joris Larik is the author of "Foreign Policy Objectives in European Constitutional Law" (OUP 2016) and co-author of "ASEAN’s External Agreements: Law, Practice and the Quest for Collective Action" (CUP 2015). Moreover, Dr. Larik has published in peer-reviewed academic journals including Common Market Law Review, European Foreign Affairs Review, European Law Review, Global Policy, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Netherlands International Law Review and Survival. In addition, Dr. Larik makes regular media appearances, having provided interviews to Volkskrant and Trouw in the Netherlands and, internationally, China Central Television (CCTV), European Voice, the Guardian, Phoenix TV Hong Kong, Russian News Agency TASS and Xinhua.

Recent publications:

  • Foreign Policy Objectives in European Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press 2016)
  • (with Marise Cremona, David Kleimann, Rena Lee and Pascal Vennesson)  ASEAN’s External Agreements: Law, practice and the question for collective action (Cambridge University Press 2015)
  • ‘The Kadi Saga as a Tale of “Strict Observance” of International Law: Obligations Under the UN Charter, Targeted Sanctions and Judicial Review in the European Union’ (2014) 61 Netherlands International Law Review 23
  • ‘Shaping the international order as an EU objective’ in Fabian Amtenbrink and Dimitry Kochenov (eds), The EU’s Shaping of the International Legal Order (Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 62-86
  • ‘Arma fero, ergo sum? The European Union, NATO and the Quest for ‘European Identity’ in Jan-Jaap Kuipers and Henri de Waele (eds), The Emergence of the European Union’s International Identity: Views from the Global Arena (Martinus Nijhoff, 2013), pp. 43-71
  • ‘Entrenching Global Governance: The EU’s constitutional objectives caught between a sanguine world view and a daunting reality’ in Bart Van Vooren, Steven Blockmans and Jan Wouters (eds), The EU’s Role in Global Governance: The Legal Dimension(Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 7-22
  • (co-edited with Madalina Moraru) Ever-Closer in Brussels – Ever-Closer in the World? EU External Action after the Lisbon Treaty, EUI Working Paper LAW 2011/10
  • (with Andrés Delgado Casteleiro) ‘The Duty to Remain Silent: Limitless Loyalty in EU External Relations?’, 36 European Law Review 2011, p. 522
  • ‘Much More Than Trade: The Common Commercial Policy in a Global Context’ in Malcolm Evans and Panos Koutrakos (eds),Beyond the Established Legal Orders: Policy Interconnections Between the EU and the Rest of the World (Hart Publishing, 2011), pp. 13-45

For more information about his published and forthcoming works, see also his page on Academia.edu.