ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

dinsdag 10 maart 2015

CONFERENCE: "Dreaming of the International Rule of Law – A History of International Courts and Tribunals" - IG Workshop at ESIL's Annual Conference (Oslo, 10-12 September 2015)

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The ESIL Interest Group History of International Law is happy to announce the composition of its workshop at the Upcoming XI ESIL Annual Conference in Oslo (10-12 September 2015, "The Judicialization of International Law - A Mixed Blessing?"). Two panels have been composed from over 30 submissions.

Panel I
“Une nouvelle vie de civilisation. Mixed Courts, Codes and International Politics in Nineteenth-Century Egypt"
Luigi Nuzzo is Professor of Legal History and History of International Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Salento (Lecce, Italy) and Global Research Fellow of New York University (NYU)

"A Service to Civilization and Mankind – The Dream of an International Prize Court"
Gabriela A. Frei is a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford and Junior Research Fellow in History, Jesus College University of Oxford. MSt in Historical Research, a DPhil in History, Oxford. Previously, Brandon Research Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge.

“Proliferation of Central American Courts of Justice: two down, one standing, one to go?”
Freya Baetens (Cand./Lic.Jur. (Ghent); LL.M. (Columbia); Ph.D. (Cambridge)) is Associate Professor of Law at Leiden University and Visiting Professor at the World Trade Institute (WTI) at Berne University. As an Associate Lawyer with VVGB Advocaten / Avocats (Brussels Bar), she regularly acts as counsel or expert in international disputes.

The First International War Crime Tribunal: the North Sea Incident Commission of 1905 (and the planned War Crimes Tribunals in the Versailles Treaty)
Jan Lemnitzer is a postdoctoral researcher in history, and works as a lecturer at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. PhD from the London School of Economics for a study of the 1856 Declaration of Paris (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming) which won the prize for the best thesis in international history in 2010 by the British International History Group

Panel II
"Detailing a New History of European Law: The Emergence of the European Court of Justice as a Perfect International Court?"
Morten Rasmussen is Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen. Principal Investigator of “The Copenhagen Project” Towards a New History of European Public Law, The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen & Bill Davies is Assistant Professor, Department of Justice, Law and Society, American University, Washington DC, USA

"International Judicialization in the Arab World: An Initial Assessment"
 Cesare Romano is Professor of Law and W. Joseph Ford Fellow at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Between 1997 and 2006, he created, developed and managed the Project on International Courts and Tribunals ( He is the co-editor among others of The Oxford University Press Handbook of International Adjudication, Oxford University Press (2014) and the Manual on International Courts and Tribunals, (OUP 2010)

"The Ideological Process of the Permanent Court of International Justice"
Yolanda Gamarra is Professor (“catedratico”) of International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zaragoza (Spain). She has been Visiting Fellow at The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge and at the Royal Complutense College at Harvard as Fellow “Salvador de Madariaga”.

"Human Rights in Times of Trouble: the establishment of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights during the Dictatorship in Brazil"
Fabia Fernandes Carvalho Veçoso is Assistant Professor of International Relations, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil. PhD in International Law from the State University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil & João Henrique Ribeiro Roriz is Assistant Professor of International Relations, Federal University of Goiás (UFG), Brazil. PhD in International Law from the State University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil.