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Professor Sir Malcolm D. Evans, KCMG, OBE, FLSW


Malcolm Evans is Principal of Regent's Park College, Oxford. Until 2022 he was Professor of Public International Law at the University of Bristol, where he also served as Head of the School of Law and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law. 

His particular areas of academic expertise include torture and torture prevention, the protection of religious liberty under international law and the international law of the sea, in particular the delimitation of maritime boundaries. From 2009 - 2020 he was a member, and from 2011- 2020 Chair, of the UN Subcommittee for Prevention of Torture (the SPT). From 2015-2022 he was a Member of the Statutory Panel of Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in England and Wales (IICSA). From 2002 - 2013 he was a member of the OSCE ODIHR Advisory Council on the Freedom of Religion or Belief. He was General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly from 2013-2023 and is Co-Editor in Chief of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Foreign Secretary's Advisory Group of Human Rights and in 2021 he was elected an Associate Member of the Institut du Droit Internationale.


Professor Sir Malcolm D. Evans, KCMG, OBE, FLSW

Honorary Senior Fellow

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