ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

ESIL Interest Group History of International Law

vrijdag 9 december 2022

PODCAST: BORDERLINE JURISPRUDENCE, "Martti Koskenniemi on Philosophy, History, and International Legal Scholarship"

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Imagine there is a podcast on hardcore philosophy and jurisprudence of international law. Imagine there are people geeky enough to be ready to talk about this non-stop. That’s right. That’s "Borderline Jurisprudence". By Başak Etkin and Kostia Gorobets.

Professor Martti Koskenniemi (University of Helsinki) joins us to discuss philosophy and history of international law, international legal scholarship, and the Helsinki school. 

Publications referred to in the episode:
Koskenniemi, Martti. From Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Koskenniemi, Martti. The Gentle Civilizer of Nations: The Rise and Fall of International Law 1870–1960. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Koskenniemi, Martti. To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth: Legal Imagination and International Power 1300–1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021.
Powers, Richard. The Overstory. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2018.