Antal joined the School of Law and Social Justice in July 2021, having previously taught at Brunel University London since 2019. Antal's research interests are public international law and European Union law. His current research develops third State responsibility in international law, the history of interwar international legal thought and various issues in international human rights law.
Antal holds a Master in Law from the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest); postgraduate degrees from the Central European University (Human Rights LLM) and Université Aix-Marseille III (Master in International Law). He completed his PhD at Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) in co-supervision with the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) in 2015. Between 2016 and 2018, Antal was postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Manchester, Manchester International Law Centre. In 2019, he was postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pretoria, SARChI Professorship on International Constitutional Law (Prof Erika de Wet), where he was preparing a monograph entitled International Human Rights Law Beyond State Territorial Control (Cambridge University Press, 2021).