Past Events

The International Law, Conflict and Security Group holds a range of guest lectures, internal seminars and employability events throughout the year.  Below is an archive of our previous events across the last five years. 

 

2017-2018

Revisions Seminar Series: Surabhi Ranganathan

'International Law, the Deep Seabed, and Land Grabbing'
Thursday 10 May 2018 

With discussant Antonios Tzanakopoulos

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Revisions Seminar Series: Mohammad (Shahab) Shahabuddin 

'Ethnicity and International Law: Histories, Politics and Practices'
Thursday 25 January 2018

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Michael Fakhri 

'Indigenous Sovereignty, Food Sovereignty, and the Future of International Trade'
Thursday 18 January 2018

Michael Fakrhi is an Associate Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law.

ReVisions Seminar Series: Nahed Samour

'From Imperial to Dissident: Approaches to Territory in Islamic International Law’
Thursday 30 November 2017

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ReVisions Seminar Series: David Quentin

'Global inequality chains: integrating the distributional role of the state into analyses of global production'
Monday 9 October 2017

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Lorna MacGregor (University of Essex)

‘International Human Rights Law and Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities’
Wednesday 1 November

Jörg Terhechte (Vice-President, Leuphana University)

‘European Constitutional Law: The End of an Idea?’ 
Wednesday 18 October 2017

High-level panel event: Human Security in a Destabilising World

Robin Geiss (Professo of International Law and Security) was joined by Professor Nils Melzer and Helen Durham (Director of International Law and Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross) to discuss security issues in the current geopolitical climate.
Wednesday 11 October 2017

International Law as a Profession seminar series: Prof Nils Melzer

Professor Nils Melzer (UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Geneva Academy Human Rights Chair and Professor of International Law) took part in this series designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain an insight into a practitioner's career in international law and life beyond the academy.
Tuesday 10 October 2017

Prof Nils Melzer: inaugural event

The Fight against Torture: Perspective of a Practitioner
Professor Nils Melzer (UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Geneva Academy Human Rights Chair and Professor of International Law) presented his inaugural lecture at the University of Glasgow.
Thursday 28 September 2017

ReVisions seminar series: Adil Hasan Khan

'Tragedy and the tasks of International Legal Ordering'
Thursday 21 September 2017

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The above events are part of a series of seminars supported by the International Law Association (British Branch).


2016-2017

'International Law as a Profession: Angeline Walsh' (Barrister, Matrix International)
11 October 2016

'The Mistrial of Kumar Lama: Universal Jurisdiction in UK courts' 
Dr Devika Hovell (LSE)
17 October 2016

'International Law as a Profession: Joanna Dingwall' (former solicitor in a leading International Law Firm)
25 October 2016 

'International Law as a Profession: Joanna Keating' (Head of International Development, Scottish Government)
8 November 2016

'International Law as a Profession: Paul McKell and Neil McDonald' (Legal Advisors, Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
22 November 2016

'Boilerplate Treaties'
Dr Michael Waibel (University of Cambridge, Lauterpact Centre for International Law)
8 February 2017

'Western Sahara and the European Court of Justice'
Professor Matthew Happold (University of Luxembourg)
Tuesday 14 February 2017

'Fact-Finding Before the International Court of Justice'
Book launch and dialogue between author Dr James Devaney (University of Glasgow) and Professor Dino Kritsiotis (University of Nottingham) 
Thursday 23 March 2017


2015-2016

‘International Law’s Non-Native Speakers: Russia, the ICC, and the 2008 Georgia-Russia War’ Research Seminar Series
Anna Dolidze (University of Western Ontario / Georgian Defence Ministry) 
10 February 2016

‘Law and Stalin, or Things You Can Do with a Property Regime’ - Research Seminar Series
Scott Newton (SOAS) 
10 February 2016

The Father of all things? World War I and International (Security) Law Series: ‘The Trial of the Kaiser’
Professor William Schabas (Middlesex University)
20 February 2016

The Father of all things? World War I and International (Security) Law Series: ‘“By that Sin fell the Angels”: Violence and International Law before 1914’
Professor Jochen von Bernstorff (University of Tübingen)
28 April 2016

‘Against False Continuities: Structures and Genealogies of International Law’ Research Workshop
17 April 2016


2014-2015

The Father of all things? World War I and International (Security) Law Series: ‘Lines Drawn in the Sand. Territorial Settlements after World War I’ 

Professor Malcolm N. Shaw (Essex Court Chambers, London) 
28 January 2015

The Father of all things? World War I and International (Security) Law Series: ‘World Organisation Born from a World War?’
Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (Université de Genève) 
4 February 2015