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Public International Law Part III

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 -https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/graduate-discussion-gro... Oxford website.

# Episode Title Description People Date
34 Law of the Sea in the ‘Plasticene’ Professor Karen Scott of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, gives a presentation exploring the current regime complex for ocean plastics and considering how the law of the sea is likely to interact with a newly proposed plastics treaty. Karen N. Scott 04 May 2022
33 Creative Commons Revisiting Sovereignty and Recognition of Oppressive Governments; A focus on Myanmar Professor Errol P. Mendes of the University of Ottawa gives a presentation calling for a revisiting of the origins of the concept of sovereignty in Public International Law. Errol P Mendes 08 Apr 2022
32 Creative Commons ‘Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown’: Recent developments regarding the immunities of heads of state and government Philippa Webb, Professor of Public International Law at King’s College London, gives a presentation on recent developments in English law in cases against current and former heads of state. Philippa Webb 01 Mar 2022
31 Creative Commons State Consent between Regionalism and Universalism: Particular Customary International Law before the International Court of Justice Freya Baetens, Professor of Public International Law at Oslo University, gives a presentation on how the International Court of Justice has addressed claims based on ‘regional’ customary international law. Freya Baetens 01 Mar 2022
30 Six Faces of Globalization: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why It Matters Nicolas Lamp, Queen’s University, Canada gives a presentation to the Public International Law Discussion Group. Nicolas Lamp 24 Jan 2022
29 A Behavioral Analysis of Humanitarian Negotiations Professor Anne van Aaken, University of Hamburg, Germany, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series (11/11/2021). Anne van Aaken 17 Jan 2022
28 'The Function of Equity in International Law Professor Catharine Titi, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. (4/11/2021) Catharine Titi 17 Jan 2022
27 Tactical Admissions in International Litigation A presentation by Professor Stefan Talmon on Tactical Admissions in International Litigation, delivered to the Public International Law Discussion Group. Stefan Talmon 17 Jan 2022
26 Strasbourg on Compulsory Vaccination Professor Paul Gragl, European Law at the University of Graz, Austria, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Paul Gragl 25 Oct 2021
25 Diversity Issues in International Legal Acadmia and Practice Julia Emtseva, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Germany, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Julia Emtseva 25 Oct 2021
24 International Law and the Practice of Legality: stability and change Professor Jutta Brunnée, University of Toronto, gives a talk for the seminar series on 6th May 2021. Jutta Brunnée 29 Jul 2021
23 Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Diverging Jurisprudence at the ECtHR and the UN Dr Lea Raible University of Glasgow; 2020/21 re:constitution Fellow, gives a talk for the Public International Law discussion group on 20th May 2021. Lea Raible 24 May 2021
22 The Jurisprudence of the Inter-American Human Rights System: Standard-setting or International Law-making? Ignacio de Casas, Austral University, Argentina, gives a seminar for the PIL discussion group. Ignacio de Casas 18 May 2021
21 Hart and Kelsen on International Law Professor David Dyzenhaus, University of Toronto, currently a Guggenheim Fellow and a Visiting Fellow at All Souls, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. David Dyzenhaus 05 May 2021
20 How International is the International Court of Justice? Professor James T. Gathii, Wing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law and Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, gives a talk for the Oxford Public International Law seminar series. James T Gathii 30 Mar 2021
19 The Laws of War in International Thought Professor Pablo Kalmanovitz, International Studies Division at CIDE, Mexico City, gives a talk for the Oxford PIL discussion group. Pablo Kalmanovitz 29 Mar 2021
18 The Recognition of a Right to be Rescued at Sea Professor Seline Trevisanut, Utrecht University, gives a talk for the Public International Law discussion group series. Seline Trevisanut 26 Feb 2021
17 Two Visions of the International Rule of Law Professor Monica Hakimi, University of Michigan, gives a talk for the PIL discussion series. Monica Hakimi 22 Feb 2021
16 Climate Change and Human Rights Litigation: A Proposed New Line of Argument Professor Martin Scheinin, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, gives a talk for the Public International Law series. Martin Scheinin 19 Feb 2021
15 Dangerous proportions: Means and Ends in Non-Finite War Professor Nehal Bhuta, University of Edinburgh and Dr Rebecca Mignot-Mahdavi, University of Amsterdam, give a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Nehal Bhuta, Rebecca Mignot-Mahdavi 17 Feb 2021
14 The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law - and Beyond Carola Lingaas, VID Specialised University, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Carola Lingaas 17 Feb 2021
13 Creative Commons More than a Morbid Quest: obituaries and mapping the invisible college of international lawyers Luíza Leão Soares Pereira, Lecturer in International Law at the University of Sheffield, and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Cambridge, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Luíza Leão Soares Pereira 05 Feb 2021
12 Binding and Non-binding International Agreements (as explored by the OAS Juridical Committee) Professor Duncan Hollis, Temple University, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series on 21st January 2021. Duncan Hollis 25 Jan 2021
11 Humanity, Inclusive Positivism and the Law of Armed Conflict Humanitarian personnel from time to time find themselves transporting desperate civilian residents forced out of besieged areas into long-term or even permanent displacement Nobuo Hayashi 06 Nov 2020
10 The International Law of Mega-Awards Public international law’s turn to judicialisation in the last three decades has led to more attention paid to remedies including of monetary character, in inter-State dispute settlement as well as in tribunals open to non-State actors. Martins Paparinskis 25 Aug 2020
9 The Effect of jus cogens and the Individuation of Norms International law ascribes to the conferral of a jus cogens status on a norm a particular legal significance. Ulf Linderfalk  06 Mar 2020
8 International Judicial Speech Acts Domestic and international judges speak separately from their courts' institutional voice in myriad ways. Neha Jain 21 Feb 2020
7 The Duty to Prevent Atrocity Crimes: Operationalising State Obligations From the instant that a State receives an early warning that mass atrocities are likely to occur, what, precisely, is it required to do in response? Shannon Raj Singh 19 Feb 2020
6 The Interplay between Maritime Security and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Help or Hindrance? The concept of maritime security and its interplay with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) have attracted a lot of attention in recent years. Sofia Galani 12 Feb 2020
5 Creative Commons Between Optimism and Pessimism: prospects for the conclusion of a new treaty on marine biodiversity on the high seas The United Nations is currently undertaking negotiations with a view to concluding an international legally binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (the BBNJ Treaty). Joanna Mossop 18 Nov 2019
4 Creative Commons ILC’s Draft Conclusions on Peremptory Norms of General International Law Dire Tladi is a Professor of international law at the University of Pretoria and an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Stellenbosch. Dire Tladi 13 Nov 2019
3 The Legal Evolution of the Climate Change Regime: Past, Present, and Future What have been the key themes in the legal evolution of the UN climate regime? Daniel Bodansky 31 Oct 2019
2 Creative Commons The Role of Domestic Law in the International Legal Validity of Treaty Withdrawal If a state withdraws from a treaty in a manner that violates its own domestic law, will this withdrawal take effect in international law? Hannah Woolaver 25 Oct 2019
1 Climate Change and the Rule of Law Despite three decades of legal development, existing systems of law fail to provide effective foundations for limiting climate change. Cinnamon Carlarne 18 Oct 2019