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Iris Anastasiadou


Iris Anastasiadou joined BIICL as a Researcher in Public International Law and Migration in January 2020. Iris holds an LLM from University College London (UCL) and an LLB from the University of York. Her master's thesis focused on the extent to which under International Law and jus ad bellum, states can invoke self-defence against state-sponsored cyber-attacks.

She has participated in projects in case law research; interviews; data collection; quantitative research and drafting. Projects include: Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts; Integration of migrants in middle and small cities; Disaggregation of Digital Information and Data Sovereignty ComplianceThe Use of Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice; The State of Local and Regional Democracy - A Youth Perspective; Identification of adults with lived experiences of modern slavery in the UK; Addressing lack of access to legal advice for survivors of modern slaveryCounter-Terrorism Commission; Benefits of the Rules-Based International Order?.

Currently, she is working on Combatting Forced Labor in Cuban Medical Missions  project. Further, she is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster Law School.


Iris Anastasiadou

Research Fellow in Public International Law and Migration

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