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Public International Law Discussion Group (Part II)

Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series can be found on the Public International Law at Oxford website.

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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Immunity from Execution of Military and Cultural Goods Recent years have seen numerous attempts to seize State assets held outside a State's national territory to satisfy debts owed by the State to private persons. Matthew Happold 07 Jun 2017
2 Behavioral Economics and Global Public Goods and Global Commons Professor van Aaken's main research areas are international law with a special focus on international economic law and its interaction with other areas of international law, (international) legal theory, (behavioural) law and economics. Anne van Aaken 04 May 2017
3 Advocacy before the International Court of Justice Advocacy is the art of persuasion on behalf of a person or cause. Benjamin Samson, Kate Parlett 14 Mar 2017
4 The Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention: Relevance and Evolution of the Convention in the Light of 60 Years of Practice In 2011, the ICRC embarked on a multi-year project aimed at updating its commentaries on the Geneva Conventions (the “Pictet Commentaries”) and their Additional Protocols I and II. Jean-Marie Henckaerts 28 Feb 2017
5 Historic Titles and Historic Rights in the Law of the Sea in the Light of the South China Sea Arbitration Historic titles and historic rights have been a complicated issue in the law of the sea both conceptually and practically. Sophia Kopela, University of Lancaster 07 Feb 2017
6 Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-sharing and the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Related to Natural Resources This article critically assesses the increasing cross-fertilization between international environmental law and international human rights law... Elisa Morgera 06 Feb 2017
7 Courting Failure: When are International Criminal Courts likely to be believed by Local Audiences? Can we reliably predict whether the populations affected by mass atrocities will believe in the accounts of the facts and criminal responsibility that are produced by international criminal tribunals? Drawing on research in social psychology and on a seri Marko Milanovic 23 Nov 2016
8 The International Regulation of Offshore Energy Installations In this talk, we will attempt to discuss points of interest, taking also into consideration the role offshore installations may or may not play in the determination of judicial proceedings before international courts and tribunals. Maria Gavouneli 15 Nov 2016
9 Creative Commons Reading the Rome Statute - As an Organic Instrument (This was a joint session with OTJR) Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, Judge of the International Criminal Court and President of the Trial Division Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji 09 Nov 2016
10 Creative Commons The Systemic Qualities of the International Legal Order Dr Gleider Hernandez, Reader in Public International Law, University of Durham, October 2016 Gleider Hernandez 31 Oct 2016
11 Challenges in the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict Rob McLaughlin, Australian National University - October 2015 Rob McLaughlin 25 Oct 2016
12 Creative Commons Toward Inclusive Global Governance: What Role for International Law? Professor Eyal Benvenisti, Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge Eyal Benvenisti 25 Oct 2016
13 Creative Commons People on the Move in an Era of Climate Change: Obstacles and Opportunities Professor Jane McAdam, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee, University of New South Wales & Asad Rehman, Friends of the Earth Climate Campaign - June 2016 Jane McAdam, Asad Rehman 21 Oct 2016
14 Creative Commons The Syrian Refugee Crisis and International Law Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill, University of Oxford & Blackstone Chambers - May 2016 Guy Goodwin-Gill 21 Oct 2016
15 The Diffusion of International Law into the Global Market Dr Markos Karavias, University of Amsterdam - May 2016 Markos Karavias 21 Oct 2016
16 Creative Commons Justification and Excuse in the Law of State Responsibility: A Distinction of Pure Academic Interest? Dr Federica Padeu, University of Cambridge - April 2016 Federica Paddeu 21 Oct 2016
17 Assistance in Disasters: The Overlap between IHL and Disaster Law Professor Sarah Williams, University of New South Wales - March 2016 Sarah Williams 21 Oct 2016
18 Interpretation of Customary International Law: The Rules of the Game Dr Panos Merkouris, University of Groningen - January 2016 Panos Merkouris 21 Oct 2016
19 Creative Commons Iran's Nuclear Program and International Law, November 2015 Dan Joyner, University of Alabama School of Law - November 2015 Dan Joyner 21 Oct 2016
20 Creative Commons Why have we Criminalised Agressive War? Tom Dannenbaum, University College London, November 2015 Tom Dannenbaum 21 Oct 2016
21 Creative Commons The Law Applied by International Administrative Tribunals: From Autonomy to Hierarchy? Yaraslau Kryvoi, University of West London - 5 February 2015 Yaraslau Kryvoi 21 Oct 2016
22 Creative Commons International Law and Foreign Relations Law: Complements or Substitutes Paul Stephen, University of Virginia - October 2015 Paul Stephen 21 Oct 2016
23 The UN at 70: Contributions of the United Nations and other International Organizations at Geneva - October 2015 Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel Miguel de Serpa Soares 21 Oct 2016