PIL Discussion Group 2016 - 2017

Toward Inclusive Global Governance: What Role for International Law?  Professor Eyal Benvenisti,  Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge

Brexit: Trade and Treaties, Jessica Gladstone, Partner Clifford Chance LLP

The Systemic Qualities of the International Legal Order, Dr Gleider Hernandez, Reader in Public International Law, University of Durham

Reading the Rome Statute - as an Organic Instrument, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, Judge of the International Criminal Court and President of the Trial Division - (This was a joint session with OTJR)

The International Regulation of Offshore Energy Installations, Professor Maria Gavouneli, National and Kapodistrian, University of Athens

Courting Failure: When are International Criminal Courts likely to be believed by Local Audiences?  Professor Marko Milanovic, University of Nottingham

The Protective Reach of the Law of Armed Conflict, Giulia Pinzauti, Assistant Professor of Public International Law, Leiden University

Like Oil and Gas? Human Rights in Investment Arbitration in the Wake of  Philip Morris vs Uruguay, Monica Feria-Tinta, Barrister, 20 Essex Street

Historic Titles and Historic Rights in the Law of the Sea in the Light of the South China Sea Arbitration, Dr Sophia Kopela, Lancaster University

Nationality and Statelessnes in the International Law of Refugee Status, Eric Fripp, Lamb Building Chambers

Under the Radar: Fair and Equitable Benefit-Sharing and the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Related to Natural ResourcesProfessor Elisa Morgera, Professor of Global Environmental Law and Co-Director of Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, University of Strathclyde

Adjudicating International Law in a Domestic Context: Reflections on the Experience of the South African Constitutional Court, Justice Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford

The ABC of the OPT (Occupied Palestinian Territory): A Legal Scrabble, Professor Orna Ben-Naftali, College of Management Academic Studies

The Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention: Relevance and Evolution of the Convention in the Light of 60 Years of Practice, Jean-Marie Henckaerts, International Committee of the Red Cross

Recent Developments in the Law of Diplomatic Immunity: A Gender Perspective, Verity Robson, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Advocacy before the International Court of Justice, Benjamin Samson, George Washington University & Paris Nanterre and Dr Kate Parlett, 20 Essex Street 

Behavioral Economics and Global Public Goods and Global Commons, Professor Anne van Aaken, University of St Gallen

Protecting the Environment in Relation to Armed Conflict: Are Legal Measures Possible? Some Reflections on the Work of the ILCDr Marie Jacobsson, Principal Legal Adviser on International Law at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Immunity from Execution of Military and Cultural Goods, Professor Matthew Happold, University of Luxembourg

“Judicial Review” of Coastal State Enforcement Action by International Courts and Tribunals: The Emergence of Dynamic and Expansive Interpretations of UNCLOS Safeguards, Dr James Harrison, University of Edinburgh