Workshop<br>‘Speeches Punctuated with Resounding Slaps’<br>Law, Expansion, Hierarchy, Resistance
May
24
to May 26

Workshop
‘Speeches Punctuated with Resounding Slaps’
Law, Expansion, Hierarchy, Resistance

The Laureate Program in International Law warmly invites paper proposals for a workshop we are cosponsoring with Kent Law School. Proposals for the ‘Fascism and the International’ Project’s second workshop are invited from scholars, artists and activists working in and across the fields of international law, history, history of art, international relations, postcolonial studies, sociology, anthropology, political theory, geography, sound studies, feminist studies, queer theory, critical race theory and beyond.

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Launch Symposium<br>The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law
Nov
28
12:00pm12:00pm

Launch Symposium
The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

  • Pufendorfsalen, Juridicum, Lund University (map)
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The Law Faculty at Lund University hosted a symposium to celebrate the launch of The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law. Participants included Leila Brännström, Martin Clark, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Mónica García-Salmones, Geoff Gordon, Markus Gunneflo, Outi Korhonen, Martti Koskenniemi, Gregor Noll, Anne Orford, and Toni Selkälä.

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Book Launch<br>The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law
Oct
19
5:00pm 5:00pm

Book Launch
The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

  • Staff Common Room, Melbourne Law School (map)
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The Laureate Program in International Law hosted the Melbourne launch of Anne Orford and Florian Hoffmann (eds), The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2016). The Handbook was launched by Melbourne Laureate Professor Hilary Charlesworth at Melbourne Law School on 19 October 2016. 

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Roundtable<br>Political Islam and International Law
Jul
28
10:00am10:00am

Roundtable
Political Islam and International Law

This roundtable explored whether a better understanding of the ideological and normative aspects of political Islam might inform international responses to the civil wars taking place throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and how international lawyers might better engage with the rival internationalisms being developed within political Islam.

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Roundtable<br>The Asylum Crisis, Civil War, and Social Rights
Mar
29
to Mar 30

Roundtable
The Asylum Crisis, Civil War, and Social Rights

  • Raoul Wallenberg Institute (map)
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The aim of this roundtable was to situate the 2016 asylum crisis within a broader field than that of migration and refugee politics alone, exploring its links with challenges to the social state in Europe and beyond, the conduct of interventions in civil wars in the Middle East and North Africa, and the possibilities offered by a renewed focus on social rights and inclusion in the European project. The roundtable was convened by Anne Orford, Gregor Noll, and Morten Kjaerum.

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Early Career Workshop<br>History, Critique, and International Law
Mar
10
to Mar 11

Early Career Workshop
History, Critique, and International Law

  • Rm 920, Melbourne Law School (map)
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This workshop brought together senior scholars and early career scholars in law and the humanities interested in exploring the methodological challenges involved in undertaking interdisciplinary research at the intersection of international law, history, political theory, and political economy.

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Public Lecture<br>Human Rights - so 90s
Mar
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Public Lecture
Human Rights - so 90s

Professor Martti Koskenniemi is Academy Professor and Director of the Erik Castrén Institute at the University of Helsinki, and a Visiting Professorial Fellow with the Laureate Program in International Law. This lecture examined the triumph of human rights as a legal-political idiom in the 90s, and asked what has become of them today.

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