CFP: Rethinking and Renewing the Study of International Law in/from/about Latin America (Bogotá, September 26-28, 2017)

The universities Externado de Colombia, Rosario and Los Andes as well as the History Section of the Latin American Society of International Law, the Network on Rethinking International Law Teaching in Latin América (REDIAL) and the Red de Aproximaciones Postcoloniales al Derecho Internacional have joined in a collaborative effort to convene a three day symposium … Continue reading CFP: Rethinking and Renewing the Study of International Law in/from/about Latin America (Bogotá, September 26-28, 2017)

CFP: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe (Leipzig, September 28-29, 2017)

For readers interested in the history of international law and international institutions, here’s a call for papers with a particular focus on Eastern Europe: International law is enjoying increasing popularity among historians of global and international affairs, due to a re-reading of legal norms and rules that questions a state-centered approach. Instead of seeing law as … Continue reading CFP: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe (Leipzig, September 28-29, 2017)

CFP: Fascism and the International: The Global Order Today and Tomorrow (Mexico City, June 18-20, 2017)

For readers interested in the international dimensions of fascism, here’s an exciting (and topical) call for applications for an interdisciplinary workshop  to be held at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City: Paper proposals for this workshop on the international dimensions of fascism are warmly invited from scholars, artists and activists working in and across … Continue reading CFP: Fascism and the International: The Global Order Today and Tomorrow (Mexico City, June 18-20, 2017)

A New Deal for the Nuremberg Trial? Discussing the History of Crimes Against Humanity with Elizabeth Borgwardt

More and more social science research suggests that polities recovering from eras of mass atrocity do best with strategies that are both forward-looking and backward-looking. Forward-looking initiatives may include constitutional revisions, support for non-governmental organizations, and amnesties; backward-looking devices may include summary executions, war crimes trials, or truth commissions. While few would argue that we … Continue reading A New Deal for the Nuremberg Trial? Discussing the History of Crimes Against Humanity with Elizabeth Borgwardt