Over the last two decades, both the role of international law in global history and the history of the discipline of international law itself have increasingly come under scrutiny from critical and often interdisciplinary perspectives. International lawyers and international law scholars have turned to explore the 'dark sides', the 'hidden histories' and the counter-narratives to the dominant assumptions about international law's past as a field and within global history.
In celebrating and engaging with this 'historical turn', the 2020 Workshop on Theory and International Law aims to investigate histories within and of international law, including, but not limited to: the role of international legal argument, norms, or its protagonists in shaping historical events; intellectual histories of disciplinary figures or movements; the role of international legal theory and methodology in historical perspective; the deployment of archival and other empirical methods to shed light on critical moments or challenges in international legal history.
Professor Aoife O'Donoghue, University of Durham
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- Airton Ribeiro da Silva Junior
- Aisling O. Sullivan, University of Sussex
- Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg, Universidad del Pacífico
- Aoife O'Donoghue, University of Durham
- Charlotte Steinorth
- Daniel R. Quiroga-Villamarín, Graduate Institute, Geneva
- Fé de Jonge, SOAS & Leiden University
- Karem Cárdenas Ynfanzón, Graduate Institute, Geneva
- Richard Collins, University College Dublin
- Steve Samuel, University of Reading
- Victor Corzo, Universidad Marista / Universidad Anáhuac
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