ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

dinsdag 1 september 2020

BLOG: Alfonso GURMENDI & Paula BALDINI MIRANDA DA CRUZ, 'Writing in International Law and Cultural Barriers' (Opinio Juris Blog, 7 AUG 2020)


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First paragraph:

Today, lack of regional representation in international law practice and academia is a well-known problem. International law is still Western, old, male, and white. Despite efforts to reduce these disparities, they prevail in pretty much every area of international law, including e.g. academic publications, where double-blind peer review would, at least in principle, prevent personal characteristics such as regional origin from playing a role in selection processes.

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