Marina Lostal is the coordinator of the international law department of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, where she teaches public international law and international criminal law, among others. Currently, she also works as a visiting professional at the International Criminal Court (ICC). She holds a PhD from the European University Institute, an LLM from the University of Cambridge, and is admitted to practice in Spain. She is an expert in the international protection of cultural heritage, a field where she is widely published, including a book, International Cultural Heritage Law in Armed Conflict, which came out in 2017 with Cambridge University Press. Her current interests lie in the protection of animals under international law, and her project "The Elephant in the Courtroom" tries to map litigation strategies before international courts to increase animal protection.
The elephant in the courtroom