Professor Valentina Vadi

Professor of International Economic Law

Profile

Valentina Vadi is a Professor of International Economic Law at Lancaster University, United Kingdom. She was formerly a Reader in International Business Law at the same university (2013-2015), an Emile Noël Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre for International and Regional Economic Law at New York University (2013-2014), and a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at Maastricht University (2011-2013). In addition, Professor Vadi lectured at Hasselt University (Belgium), the University of Rome III (Italy), the China EU School of Law (P.R. China) and Maastricht University (The Netherlands). She has published more than eighty articles in various areas of public international law in top journals, including the Harvard International Law Journal, the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, the Stanford Journal of International Law, the Columbia Human Rights Review, the European Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Economic Law and others. She is the co-editor (with Hildegard Schneider) of Art, Cultural Heritage and the Market: Legal and Ethical Issues (Springer: Heidelberg 2014), and (with Bruno De Witte) of Culture and International Economic Law (Routledge: 2015). Valentina Vadi is the author of Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Routledge: 2012), Cultural Heritage in International Investment law and Arbitration (Cambridge University Press: 2014) and Analogies in International Investment Law and Arbitration (Cambridge University Press: 2016).

Human Rights and Investments at the WTO
Vadi, V. expected in 2018 In: Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing ISBN: 9781782549116.
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Local communities, cultural heritage and international economic law
Vadi, V. 05/2017 In: Local Engagement with International Economic Law and Human Rights. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing p. 150-168. 19 p. ISBN: 9781785367182.
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Global v. local: the protection of indigenous heritage in international economic law
Vadi, V. 30/11/2016 In: Indigenous rights. University of Buckingham Press ISBN: 9781908684165.
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International law and its histories: methodological risks and opportunities
Vadi, V. 15/11/2016 In: Harvard International Law Journal. 58, 2
Journal article

Jus cogens in international investment law and arbitration
Vadi, V. 5/08/2016 In: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2015. Springer p. 357-388. 32 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Food wars: food, intangible cultural heritage and international trade
Vadi, V. 25/05/2016 In: The common good and ecological integrity. London : Routledge p. 49-60. 12 p. ISBN: 9781138668225.
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A history of success?: proportionality in international economic law
Vadi, V. 24/05/2016 In: The reform of international economic governance . London : Ashgate Publishing ISBN: 9781472471406.
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Analogies in International Investment Law and Arbitration
Vadi, V. 2016 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 304 p. ISBN: 9781107093317.
Book

Balancing Human Rights, Climate Change and Foreign Investment Protection
Vadi, V. 2016 In: Climate Change and Human Rights. London and New York : Routledge p. 189-200. 12 p.
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Investment Disputes, Pharmaceutical Patents and Health-Related Goods
Vadi, V. 2016 In: The New Intellectual Property of Health. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing p. 233-254. 22 p.
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Law, Culture and the Politics of Chinese Outward Foreign Investment
Vadi, V. 2016 In: China's Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law. London : Routledge p. 98-112. 15 p.
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New Forms of Dialectics Between Intellectual Property and Public Health: Pharmaceutical Patent-Related Investment Disputes
Vadi, V. 2016 In: The International Lawyer. 50, p. 149-198. 50 p.
Journal article

The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Law edited by Andrew D Mitchell and Tania Voon
Vadi, V. 12/2015 Melbourne Journal of International Law 11 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Beyond known worlds: climate change governance by arbitral tribunals?
Vadi, V. 30/11/2015 In: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. 48, 5, p. 1285-1351. 67 p.
Journal article

¿Un castillo de destinos cruzados?: La gobernanza cultural global por los tribunales económicos internacionales
Vadi, V. 11/2015 In: Anuario de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid . 19, p. 181-211. 30 p.
Journal article

The migration of constitutional ideas: the strange case of proportionality in international investment law and arbitration
Vadi, V. 24/09/2015 In: Yearbook of International Investment Law and Policy 2013–2014. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 337-360. 24 p. ISBN: 9780190265779.
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Global cultural governance by Investment Arbitral Tribunals: the making of a Lex Administrativa Culturalis
Vadi, V. 23/04/2015 In: Boston University International Law Journal. 33, p. 101–138. 38 p.
Journal article

Crossed destinies: international economic courts and the protection of cultural heritage
Vadi, V. 12/03/2015 In: Journal of International Economic Law. 18, 1, p. 51-77. 27 p.
Journal article

Cultural heritage in international economic law
Vadi, V. 5/02/2015 In: Culture and international economic law. London : Routledge p. 53-71. 19 p. ISBN: 9780415723268. Electronic ISBN: 9781315849737.
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Towards a new dialectics: pharmaceutical patents, public health and foreign direct investments
Vadi, V. 14/01/2015 In: New York University Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law . 5, 1, p. 1-83. 83 p.
Journal article

Culture and international economic law
Vadi, V., de Witte, B. 2015 London : Routledge. 258 p. ISBN: 9780415723268.
Book

Introducing culture and international economic law
Vadi, V., De Witte, B. 2015 In: Culture and international economic law. London : Routledge p. 1-16. 16 p. ISBN: 9780415723268.
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Proportionality, reasonableness and standards of review in investment treaty arbitration
Vadi, V. 2015 In: Yearbook of International Investment Law and Policy 2013–2014 . Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 201-228. 28 p. ISBN: 9780190265779.
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The migration of constitutional ideas to regional and international economic law: the case of proportionality
Vadi, V. 2015 In: Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business. 35, 3, p. 557–589. 33 p.
Journal article

Nature, culture and development in international trade law
Vadi, V. 11/2014 In: Environmental protection and sustainable development from Rio to RIO+20. Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/ Brill Academic p. 353-377. 5 p. ISBN: 9789004282902. Electronic ISBN: 9789004282919.
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Standard of review and scientific evidence in WTO law and international investment arbitration: converging parallels?
Vadi, V., Gruszczynski, L. 9/10/2014 In: Deference in international courts and tribunals. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 152-172. 21 p. ISBN: 9780198716945.
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Public goods, foreign investments and the international protection of cultural heritage
Vadi, V. 2/08/2014 In: International law for common goods. Oxford : Hart p. 231-248. 18 p. ISBN: 9781849465199.
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Art, cultural heritage and the market: legal and ethical issues
Vadi, V., Schneider, H. 8/01/2014 In: Art, cultural heritage and the market . Heidelberg : Springer p. 1-24. 24 p. ISBN: 9783642450938. Electronic ISBN: 9783642450945.
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Underwater cultural heritage and the market: the uncertain fate of historic sunken warships under international law
Vadi, V. 8/01/2014 In: Art, cultural heritage and the market. Heidelberg : Springer p. 221-256. 36 p. ISBN: 9783642450938. Electronic ISBN: 9783642450945.
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Alberico Gentili on Roman imperialism: dialectic antinomies
Vadi, V. 2014 In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international. 16, 2, p. 157-177. 21 p.
Journal article

Art, cultural heritage and the market: ethical and legal issues
Vadi, V., Schneider, H. 2014 Berlin : Springer. 342 p. ISBN: 9783642450938. Electronic ISBN: 9783642450945.
Book

At the dawn of international law: Alberico Gentili
Vadi, V. 2014 In: North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. 40, 1, p. 135-169. 35 p.
Journal article

Cultural Heritage in International Investment Law and Arbitration
Vadi, V. 2014 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 374 p. ISBN: 9781107038486.
Book

Foreign investment in the energy sector and public health
Vadi, V. 2014 In: Foreign investment in the public sector . Leiden : Brill p. 238-258. 21 p. ISBN: 9789004244702.
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The new frontiers of cultural law: intangible heritage disputes
Vadi, V., Schneider, H. 2014 In: Transnational Dispute Management.
Editorial

Standards of review in international investment law and arbitration: multilevel governance and the commonweal
Vadi, V., Gruszczynski, L. 09/2013 In: Journal of International Economic Law. 16, 3, p. 613-633. 21 p.
Journal article

Culture clash?: world heritage and investors’ rights in international investment law and arbitration
Vadi, V. 12/02/2013 In: ICSID Review Foreign Investment Law Journal . 28, 1, p. 123-143. 21 p.
Journal article

Converging divergences: the rise of Chinese outward foreign investment and its implications for international (investment) law
Vadi, V. 02/2013 In: Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2011-2012. OUP p. 705-724.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Art and heritage disputes in international and comparative law
Vadi, V., Schneider, H. 2013 In: Transnational Dispute Management. 5
Editorial

The Origins of International Investment Law – Empire, Environment and the Safeguarding of Capital . By Kate Miles
Vadi, V. 2013 British Yearbook of International Law 3 p.
Book/Film/Article review

War, memory and culture: the uncertain legal status of historic sunken warships under international law
Vadi, V. 2013 In: Tulane Maritime Law Journal. 37, 2, p. 333-378. 46 p.
Journal article

Culture clash: valuing heritage in investment disputes
Vadi, V. 5/12/2012 In: Socio-legal approaches to international economic law. Abingdon : Routledge p. 181-194. 14 p. ISBN: 9780415510165. Electronic ISBN: 97802030075753.
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Book Review of S. Schill (ed) International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law (OUP 2010)
Vadi, V. 1/09/2012 In: Journal of International Economic Law. 15, 3, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Culture, Development and International Law: The Linkage Between Investment Rules and the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Vadi, V. 2012 In: Cultural Heritage, Cultural Rights, Cultural Diversity. Brill p. 413-434. 22 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Global health governance at a crossroads: trademark protection v. tobacco control in international investment law
Vadi, V. 2012 In: Stanford Journal of International Law. 48, p. 93-130. 38 p.
Journal article

Public health in international investment law and arbitration
Vadi, V. 2012 London : Routledge. 224 p. ISBN: 9780415507493 .
Book

The Beauty of Unity?: Intellectual Property Rights v. Public Health in International Investment Arbitration
Vadi, V. 2012 In: Investment Law and Its Others. Nomos p. 167-190.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The cultural wealth of nations in international law
Vadi, V. 2012 In: Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. 21, p. 87-133. 47 p.
Journal article

The protection of cultural landscapes and indigenous heritage in international investment law
Vadi, V. 2012 In: Human health and ecological integrity. London : Earthscan p. 250-261. 12 p. ISBN: 9780415504270.
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Underwater cultural heritage and international investment law
Vadi, V. 2012 In: IKUWA 3: Beyond Boundaries . Bonn : Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH ISBN: 9783774938007.
Conference contribution

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Twenty-First Century: Debates, Models and Practices across Government, Law and Business – By Bryan Horrigan
Vadi, V. 12/2011 In: Legal Studies. 31, 4, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

State Liability in Investment Treaty Arbitration – Global Constitutional and Administrative Law in the BIT Generation. By Santiago Montt
Vadi, V. 1/09/2011 In: Journal of International Economic Law. 14, 3, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Book Review of J. de Werra (ed) La resolution des litiges de propriete intellectuelle (Bruylant 2010)
Vadi, V. 2011 In: Transnational Dispute Management. 2012, 3, 6 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Cultural diversity disputes and the judicial function in international investment law
Vadi, V. 2011 In: Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce. 39, p. 89-136. 48 p.
Journal article

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Disputes
Vadi, V. 2011 In: Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 22, 1, p. 590-595. 6 p.
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Overlapping regulatory spaces: the architecture of NAFTA Chapter 11 and the regulation of toxic chemicals
Vadi, V. 2011 In: European Journal of Risk Regulation . 2, 4, p. 586-590. 5 p.
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Through the looking glass: international investment law through the lenses of a property theory
Vadi, V. 2011 In: Manchester Journal of International Economic Law. 8, 3, p. 22-64. 43 p.
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When cultures collide: foreign direct investment, natural resources and indigenous heritage in international investment law
Vadi, V. 2011 In: Columbia Human Rights Law Review. 42, 3, p. 797-889. 93 p.
Journal article

International law and the uncertain fate of military sunken vessels
Vadi, V. 12/2010 In: Italian Yearbook of International Law . Brill p. 253–277. 25 p. ISBN: 9789004201156.
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Elsa Stamatopoulou. Cultural Rights in International Law
Vadi, V. 1/11/2010 In: European Journal of International Law. 21, 4, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Critical comparisons: the role of comparative law in investment treaty arbitration
Vadi, V. 2010 In: Denver Journal of International Law and Policy . 39, 1, p. 67-100. 34 p.
Journal article

Environmental impact assessment in investment disputes: method, governance and jurisprudence
Vadi, V. 2010 In: Polish Yearbook of International Law. XXX, p. 169–205. 37 p.
Journal article

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Disputes
Vadi, V. 2010 In: Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 21, 1, p. 537-541. 5 p.
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Reconciling environmental health and investors' rights in international investment law
Vadi, V. 2010 In: Democracy, ecological integrity and international law. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing p. 226-246. 21 p. ISBN: 9781443817677.
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Trademark protection, public health and international investment law: strains and paradoxes
Vadi, V. 08/2009 In: European Journal of International Law. 20, 3, p. 773-803. 31 p.
Journal article

Fragmentation or cohesion?: investment versus cultural protection rules
Vadi, V. 2009 In: Journal of World Investment and Trade. 10, 4, p. 573–600. 28 p.
Journal article

Investing in culture: underwater cultural heritage and international investment law
Vadi, V. 2009 In: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. 42, 3, p. 853–904. 52 p.
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Mapping Uncharted Waters: Intellectual Property Disputes with Public Health Elements in Investor-State Arbitration
Vadi, V. 2009 In: Transnational Dispute Management. 2009, 2, p. 1-22. 22 p.
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North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Disputes
Vadi, V. 2009 In: Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 20, 1, p. 736-745. 10 p.
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Reconciling public health and investor rights: the case of tobacco
Vadi, V. 2009 In: Human Rights in International Investment Law and Arbitration. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 452-486. 35 p. ISBN: 9780199578184.
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Winning the global development war
Vadi, V. 2009 In: European Journal of Legal Studies. 2, 2, 14 p.
Book/Film/Article review

The challenge of reconciling underwater cultural heritage and international investment law: a case study
Vadi, V. 12/2008 In: Italian Yearbook of International Law . Brill p. 143–158. 16 p. ISBN: 9789004173255.
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Cultural heritage and international investment law: a stormy relationship
Vadi, V. 02/2008 In: International Journal of Cultural Property. 15, 1, p. 1-24. 24 p.
Journal article

The multilateral trade regime: which way forward?
Vadi, V. 2008 In: Global Trade and Customs Journal. 6, 3, p. 203-215. 13 p.
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Intangible heritage, traditional medicine and knowledge governance
Vadi, V. 10/2007 In: Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice. 2, 10, p. 682-692. 11 p.
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