Prof. Dr. Janne Nijman

Prof. Dr. Janne Nijman

Prof. Dr. Janne Nijman is Member of the Board and Academic Director of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut. She also serves as Professor of History and Theory of International Law at the University of Amsterdam. Nijman has authored a number of essays on cities and international law, among which ‘Renaissance of the City as Global Actor: the Role of Foreign Policy and International Law Practices in the Construction of Cities as Global Actors’ (2016), ‘The Future of the City and the International Law of the Future’ (2011), and a series of three articles in Openbaar Bestuur (2008-2009). She is co-chair of the International Law Association’s Study Group ‘The Role of Cities in International Law’, together with Prof. Helmut Aust (Freie Universität Berlin). 

Prof. Dr. Janne Nijman is project leader of The Global City Project. In 2016, she received a grant from the Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds for this research project.

Contact details:
Email:              j.nijman@asser.nl
Phone:             +31 (0)70 3420 300