Interview with Professor Bruno Simma
In a collaboration with ESIL under the ESIL Lectures, Associate Professor Christina Voigt interviews Professor Bruno Simma, former judge on the International Court of Justice, on his reflections as a judge at the ICJ, on contemporary trends in Public and International Law and on future challenges. Professor Simma was the first President of the ESIL Society.
Professor Simma has been a prominent and central figure in Public International Law for more than four decades. The interview has focus both on his reflections as a judge at the ICJ, on contemporary trends in Public and International Law and on future challenges.
Bruno Simma was appointed Professor for International Law and European Community Law at the University of Munich in 1973 and served as guest lecturer and visiting professor at the Hague Academy of International Law and Florence, the University of Michigan and the University of Siena. From 2003 until 2012, he served as a judge on the International Court of Justice.
The interview was held on September 10th 2012 in Gamle festsal at Domus Academica, University of Oslo.