Imperialism, International Law and the Politics of Hypocrisy
Dr Robert Knox (University of Liverpool)
In this seminar, Dr Robert Knox will examine recurring accusations of hypocrisy and their significance for international law. Rather than being merely political and extra-legal, he will argue that these accusations are integral to international law and that they have played varying roles throughout history. Are these accusations politically fruitful, or do they reaffirm the wider system in which they are made?