Dr Yudan Tan: "The Rome Statute as Evidence of Customary International Law"
Yudan Tan joined the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University where she started working with Prof. William A. Schabas and Dr. Robert W. Heinsch in September 2013. Her research project 'The Rome Statute as Evidence of Customary International Law,' focused on selected provisions of crimes, liability and immunity (2013-2019). Her research paper "The Identification of Customary Rules in International Criminal Law" presented in Koç University was included in the ESIL Paper Series on SSRN (January 2017) and subsequently published in the 2018 Volume 34 Utrecht Journal of International and European Law. She has also authored other publications and posts in English and Chinese.
She obtained her law degrees from Leiden University (Ph.D., 2019), China University of Political Science and Law (LL.M., 2013), the University of Hamburg (LL.M., 2012), and Southwest University of Political Science and Law (LL.B., 2010). In 2010, she also obtained the National Legal Professional Credential of People's Republic of China (Chinese Bar Association).