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mr. A. (Medes) Malaihollo

PhD Candidate International Law
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Medes Malaihollo is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Transboundary Legal Studies (Faculty of Law, University of Groningen). The working title of his research project is ‘Realising Self-determination of Indigenous Peoples: A Study on the Right to Internal Self-determination of Indigenous Peoples Through the Lens of Due Diligence Obligations of States’.

Before starting with his PhD research, Medes worked as a junior lecturer in International Law at the University of Groningen. He taught multiple courses in the LLB curriculum, such as ‘Introduction to International and European Law’ and ‘Public International Law’. He also supervised students for their LLB theses, LLM theses, Student Moot Court and Honours College Moot Court at the University of Groningen.

Between 2020-2023, he was the Publishing Director of the Groningen Journal of International Law.

Medes obtained two LLM degrees in Legal Research (graduated cum laude) and Public International Law (graduated cum laude) from the University of Groningen. Both of his LLM theses already addressed various aspects of his current PhD project, setting the foundation for this research. Before this, Medes studied law with a specialisation in International and European Law at the University of Groningen. In 2017, he studied abroad at the Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta.



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