Kristian Cedervall Lauta

Kristian Cedervall Lauta

    Member of:

    • Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research

    CURRICULUM VITAE for Kristian Cedervall Lauta
    Born 1982 in Holbæk, married to Birgitte Søgaard Lauta, father to Ella (8), Agnes (7) and Theodor (1).
    Work Address: Karen Blixens Plads 16, DK-2300 Kbh. S.
    Phone: +45 35324381

    2012 PhD, University of Copenhagen
    2008 Ll.M., University of Copenhagen
    2005 Ll.B., University of Copenhagen

    Scientific focus areas
    Main research topic: Law and Disasters, State of Emergency
    Secondary research topics: Human Rights Law, Torts, Disaster Research

    Employment record
    2016- Associate Professor, Center for International Law, Conflict and Crisis, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
    2013-2016 Assistant Professor, Center for International Law and Justice, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
    2012-2014 Post-doc, Center for Enterprise Liability, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
    2012 Research Assistant, iCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
    2008-2011 PhD Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen (including three month of paternity leave in 2009 and in 2011).

    Selected supervision and teaching
    2014- MA-elective course Disaster Law and Policy
    2016- Supervisor for two PhD students, Maja Fisker Kielberg and Nathan Clark
    2016- Teaching the BA-elective course Existential risk and the law.

    Management experience
    2013- Deputy PI, Changing Disasters.
    2016- Scientific Coordination Committee member and WP-leader, ESPREssO,
    2016- Steering Committee Member, UCPH Sustainability Science Center
    2015- Chairman of the board for the exhibition space, X and Beyond
    2012- Founding member of COPE and chairman – Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research,

    Selected external funding awarded
    2016 H2020-CSA grant, Enhancing Synergies for Disaster Prevention in the European Union
    (ESPREssO), WP leader and co-PI, 295.000 euro (3 million euro)
    2014 NordForsk, Nordic Centre of Excellence for Resilience and Societal Security (NORDRESS),
    Co-writer and participant, 23 million NKr.
    2012 UCPH Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research, ”Changing Disasters”, Deputy
    principal investigator and drafter of the application, 17,9 million Dkr.

    Selected research events organized
    2015-2017 The “NEEDS”-conference, 9-11 December and 17-19 May
    2015 “Critical Infrastructure Resilience”, in cooperation with READ, DTU and IDA, 13 April.
    2014 “Disaster Justice”, International Workshop, Copenhagen, 27-28 February.
    2011 “Imaging Chaos: States of Emergency in Law and Fiction”, organized with Henrik Palmer
    Olsen and Isak Winkel Holm, Copenhagen, 7-9 December.
    2008 “Disaster and Sustainability: The Cultural Perspective”, organized with Henrik Palmer Olsen
    and Isak Winkel Holm, Copenhagen, 6-7 November.

    Editorial work
    2016- Senior Editor for Disaster Law, European Journal of Risk Regulation
    2014- Reviewer for Cambridge University Press, Disasters, International Journal of Disaster Risk
    Reduction, Journal for Applied Volcanology, European Journal of Risk Regulation, Journal of
    International Humanitarian Legal Studies and more.
    2013- Danish Editor, Retfærd, “Nordic Journal of Law and Justice”.
    2012-2013 Special Editor on European Journal of Risk Regulation.

    Selected dissemination
    2016 “Is the Disaster made in Japan making Europe?”, “Fukushima Five Years on – Legal
    Fallout in Japan, Lessons for the EU”, Darwin College, Cambridge University.
    2015 “Fredagstaler” organized by Studenterforeningen at Carlsberg Academy
    2015 Panel chair and speaker on CPH:DOX and REALITY:CHECK.
    2012 “International Disaster Law”, European Council’s Working Party on Civil Protection

    Membership of professional organizations and networks
    2017-2022 Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters' Young Academy                              2012-2016 MC for COST action for Disaster Bioethics, IS1201.
    2015- Chairman of the Board for the Exhibition Space, X and Beyond.
    2016- Member of the American Society of International Law                                                                

    Academic awards and honorary positions:
    2009 Visiting Scholar, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, UC Berkeley                               2017 Visiting Scholar, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge



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