Gerry Simpson holds the Kenneth Bailey Chair of Law at Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne, where he is Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, and convener of The Global Justice Studio. He is a Visiting Professor of Public International Law at the London School of Economics, where he held a Chair until 2009, and is currently an AFP/Open Society Fellow (based in Tbilisi, Georgia). His latest books, The Sentimental Life of International Law: Literature, Language and Longing in Global Politics and Lawful Interregnum: Cold War International Law (with Matt Craven and Sundhya Pahuja are published by Oxford and Cambridge University Presses respectively. He is currently working on a book entitled The Atomics: Life and Death at the End of the Earth. Gerry is a Fellow of the British Academy.