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Invitation to Birzeit Legal Encounter

International Law and Empire, Yesterday and Today

The Institute of Law at Birzeit University cordially invite you to attend a lecture entitledInternational Law and Empire, Yesterday and Today

Details

Wednesday – April 20th, 2011 (12:00 –2:00 pm)

Birzeit University – The Institute of Law, “Hall # 317”

Simultaneous Translation will be provided

Martti Koskenniemi is one of the most prominent scientists in international law today. He is well known for his critical approach to international law. Currently he is Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki and has been Global Professor of Law at New York University. He was Chairman of the International Law commission Study Group on the Fragmentation of International law’. He acted as counsel in proceedings before the ICJ and as expert for various international organizations.

Jean d’Aspremont is Associate Professor of International Law at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam. He is Guest Professor of International Humanitarian Law at the University of Louvain in Belgium. He acted as counsel in proceedings before the ICJ (Kosovo Advisory Opinion). He recently published a book on the “Formalism in the Sources of International Law. A Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules”.

  • The encounter is presented in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung*

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Venue

Birzeit University – The Institute of Law, “Hall # 317”

Speakers

  • Professor Martti Koskenniemi
    • University of HelsinkiandProfessor Jean D‘Aspremont
      • University of Amesterdam

        Publication

        Legal Encounter: International Law and Empire, Yesterday and Today: Internationales Recht und Imperium, Gestern und Heute
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