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José H Fischel de Andrade

José H Fischel de Andrade

The asylum regime and norm variation at the international, regional, and domestic levels

Supervisor: Dr Charles Jones

College: Selwyn College

Research Interests

International Law

International Organisations

Human Rights


Forced Migration

Stateless Persons

Key Publications

Direito Internacional dos Refugiados: evolução histórica (1921-1952). Rio de Janeiro, Ed. Renovar, 1996, 213p.


“Forced Migration in South America”, in E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh et al. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 651-663.


“L’Asile dans le monde”, in Forum Réfugié, L’Asile en France et en Europe – état des lieux, 2012, Lyon, La Dispute, 2013, pp. 13-15.


“Brazil and the International Refugee Organization (1946-1952)”, v. 30, n. 1, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 2011, pp. 65-88.


“El Derecho Internacional Penal y la Definición de ‘Persecución’: evolución normativa, doctrinal y jurisprudencial”, in S. Sanz Caballero (ed.), Colectivos Vulnerables y Derechos Humanos – perspectiva internacional, Valencia, Cedri/Tirant Lo Blanch, 2010, pp. 43-66.


“Where to now: regional arrangements and refugee protection in Latin America and in the Americas”, in Where to Now: charting the future course of international protection (Proceedings of the 8th World Conference, 28-30 January 2009, Cape Town, South Africa), Haarlem, IARLJ, 2009, pp. 345-370.


“La Protección Internacional de los Refugiados”, in Collected Courses of the 40th Study Session on International Protection of Human Rights, Strasbourg, International Institute of Human Rights, 2009, 11p.


“On the Development of the Concept of ‘Persecution’ in International Refugee Law”, Brazilian Yearbook of International Law, no. III, vol. 2, 2008, 114-136.


“‘The Eagle of The Hague’: a short historical note on the Peace Palace’s bust of Rui Barbosa”, Perspectivas (Latin American Society of International Law), n. 9, 2008, 3p., <>