Filipe Antunes Madeira da Silva is an Assistant Professor (Profesor Principal de Carrera) at the Law Faculty of University of Rosario, Colombia. He is currently finishing his Doctoral studies at Sciences Po Law School where he researches on international law, development and human rights. His thesis explores the role of international law in natural resources governance, adopting a critical and historical perspective to understand how international law structured the emergence of a rubber market in the Amazon at the turn of the 20th century. Filipe has lectured in the fields of International Law, Human Rights, and Law and Development at the Universities of Rosario in Colombia and at several campuses of the Collège Universitaire of Sciences Po and the University Paris X-Nanterre in France. He has also worked as a tutor for several years in the framework of the Human Rights, Economic Development and Globalisation programme of the Sciences Po Law Clinic.