How to Understand “Refugee Crisis”?

Two researchers from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently presented at and co-organised a seminar on how to understand the so called refugee crisis and what claims of crisis produces in terms of politics and public opinion. Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, research director at RWI, and Thomas Spijkerboer, visiting professor at the institute, participated in the seminar called…

Challenges in International Law in the Time of Trump

A new book, “The Changing Practices of International Law,” explores the challenges of international law during a time marked by extraordinary events like Brexit, the Trump presidency, and the refugee crisis. The book is written by RWI’s Research Director, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, together with Tanja Aalberts, professor of law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. With more than…

Gammeltoft-Hansen Named Research Director at RWI

Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen has been named Research Director at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Gammeltoft-Hansen, 36, who currently heads the Research Department for the Danish Institute for Human Rights, brings years of experience in the fields of international human rights law, refugee law, immigration, legal theory, and law and politics. He…