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Iain Thorburn CAMERON



Selected academic experience

  • Lecturer in Law, University of Hull, England            1982-1989
  • Doctor in Law, Uppsala University                           1991
  • Senior Lecturer in Law, Uppsala University               July 1992 -May 2000
  • Professor in International Law, Uppsala University   May 2000 - to present


Selected other experience

  • Assistant to Judge Palm, Arbitration Commission, EC Conference on Yugoslavia, (Badinter Commission) 1993
  • Expert investigator appointed by Swedish Foreign Ministry to report on sanctions (Targeted Sanctions and Legal Safeguards, October 2002)
  • Expert investigator appointed by the Council of Europe to report on sanctions (the ECHR, Due Process and UN Security Council Counter-terrorism Sanctions, 6 February 2006)
  • Expert investigator appointed by the European Parliament to report on sanctions (Respecting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and EU/US Sanctions: State of Play, Policy Department, External Policies, October 2008)
  • Member of the Advisory Board to the Swedish Prosecutor General 2010 - 2015
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (class 9) 2014 - to present
  • Member of the Ethics Advisory Board to the Swedish Police 2015 - to present


Selected books published

1. The Protective Principle of International Criminal Jurisdiction (Dartmouth, Aldershot, 1993), 400 pages

2. An Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights, 7 editions (Iustus, Uppsala, 2014), 200 pages

3. National Security and the European Convention on Human Rights (Iustus, Uppsala/Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2000), 498 pages

4. International Criminal Law from Swedish Perspective (Intersentia, Brussels, 2011), 276 pages (editor, and author of three chapters)

5. EU Sanctions: Law and Policy Issues Concerning Restrictive Measures, (Intersentia, Brussels, 2013), 266 pages (editor and author of the introductory chapter)

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