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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

LAWM097: International Law of Armed Conflict

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

D. Fleck (ed), The Handbook of Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts (3rd edn, 2013)

Y. Dinstein, The Conduct of Hostilities under the Law of International Armed Conflict (3rd edn, 2016)

E. Crawford and A. Pert, International Humanitarian Law (2nd edn, 2020)

G. D. Solis, The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War (2nd, 2016);

R. Kolb and R. Hyde, An Introduction to the International Law of Armed Conflicts (2008)

UK Ministry of Defence, The Manual on the Law of Armed Conflict (2004, OUP)