PIL Discussion Group 2015 - 2016

The UN at 70 : Contributions of the United Nations and other International Organizations at Geneva, Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary for Legal Afairs and United Nations Legal Counsel

Recognition of Belligerency and Challenges in the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict, Rob McLaughlin, Australian National University

International Law and Foreign Relations Law: Complements or Substitutes?  Paul Stephen, University of Virginia

Why have we Criminalised Agressive War?  Tom Dannenbaum, University College London

Chevron Case: Ecuador’s Defense on the Claimants Abuse of Process in International Investment Arbitration, Diego García Carrión, The Attorney General of Ecuador

Iran’s Nuclear Program and International Law, Dan Joyner, University of Alabama School of Law

Judicialising War: International Law in National Courts, Katja Ziegler, University of Leicester

International Law and Foreign Affairs before English Courts, Shaheed Fatima, Blackstone Chambers

Interpretation of Customary International Law: The Rules of the Game, Dr Panos Merkouris, University of Groningen

Economic Coercion in International Law, Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos, University of Oxford

The Forcible Displacement of Populations: Territoriality and Interlocking Regimes in PIL, Dr Chaloka Beyani, LSE and UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons

Incidental Jurisdiction of UNCLOS Tribunals, Kate Parlett, 20 Essex Street

The Role of Domestic Courts in Determining Customary International Law Viewed through the Prism of Italian Practice, Professor Paolo Palchetti, Università di Macerata

Protecting the Human Rights of British Nationals in Detention Around the World: A View from the Coalface, Vicki Prais, FCO/Prisoners Abroad Programme

Are Friendly Settlements Appropriate for Resolving Human Rights Disputes: The Approach of the International Human Rights Tribunals, Professor Lorna McGregor, University of Essex

Assistance in Disasters: The Overlap between IHL and Disaster Law, Professor Sarah Williams, University of New South Wales

Justification and Excuse in the Law of State Responsibility: A Distinction of Pure Academic Interest?  Dr Federica Paddeu, University of Cambridge

The Diffusion of International Law into the Global Market, Dr Markos Karavias, University of Amsterdam

Rights and Duties of States in the Undelimited Maritime Area, Jill Barrett, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and International Law, Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, University of Oxford & Blackstone Chambers

Religion and American International Law, Professor Mark Janis, University of Connecticut & Oxford Law Faculty

Friends of the Earth Climate Campaign : People on the Move in an Era of Climate Change: Obstacles and Opportunities, Professor Jane McAdam, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, University of New South Wales & Asad Rehman. This event was to launch the Oxford Climate Migration Network