About Christopher Gevers
Christopher is a lecturer in the School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal where he teaches human rights and international law. His research focuses broadly on international law, with a specific interest in international criminal law and international humanitarian law, as well as international legal theory. He has acted as an adviser to litigants in cases concerning international law in South Africa and abroad, and most recently co-authored an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. He also acts as a consultant for various non-governmental organisations on issues relating to human rights and international law. He has studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Gevers was awarded the Institute for Global Law and Policy Fellowship allowing him to spend a year at Harvard University to further his research into the intellectual history of Pan-Africanism and International Law.