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Dr Louise Arimatsu

Louise Arimatsu

Areas of interest

International Human Rights Law


Dr Louise Arimatsu is Distinguished Policy Fellow in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, where she works on the AHRC project 'A Feminist International Law of Peace and Security' and the ERC project 'Gendered Peace'. Her current research projects include 'A Feminist Foreign Policy' and 'Women and Weapons'.

Dr Arimatsu was Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Law Department at Exeter University (2014-2017), Associate Fellow at Chatham House (2006-2015), NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence Senior Fellow (2013) and Managing Editor of the Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law (2009-2012).  She was a member of the ‘group of experts’ on a project which led to the publication of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare (CUP, 2013).

Dr Arimatsu is a graduate of the University of Nottingham (LLM) and the London School of Economics (PhD).  She is a trustee of the UK charity the Welfare Association.

Selected publications


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