- Book Review
- Crimes Against Humanity
Symposium introduction: crimes against humanity
This post is the opening of a symposium on Kerstin von Lingen’s award-winning book Crimes Against Humanity. Eine Ideengeschichte der Zivilisierung von Kriegsgewalt 1864–1945. The book looks at the ...
Summer Reading List of the #Ö
In today’s second part of our Summer Reading List, Sué Gonzáles Hauck introduces Lea David’s ‘The Past Can’t Heal Us’, Dana Schmalz reviews Étienne Balibar’s ‘Secularism and Cosmopolitanism’, and S...
Incorporating indigenous rights in the international regime on biodiversity protection
This post is the first of a series of four that will discuss Federica Cittadino’s book Incorporating Indigenous Rights in the International Regime on Biodiversity Protection. Access, Benefit-sharin...
Irresolvable Norm Conflicts: The Concept of a Legal Dilemma
Over the course of the next few days the Völkerrechtsblog is pleased to host an online symposium of Valentin Jeutner's recently published book: Irresolvable Norm Conflicts in International Law: The...
Provoking the single story
Telling a history of international law is every time a mode of echoing oneself in the present. The danger of a single storyand its oppressive force to identities and peoples that are misrepresented...
- South and East Asian Perspectives on International Law
Are we living in the “Eastphalian” moment?
Diverging views and perspectives on international law are unavoidable. The global span of this body of law and the different geographical, cultural, religious and educational backgrounds of those w...
- Cultural Heritage in a Post-Colonial World
The politics of cultural heritage protection in international law
Every legal field has its own history and every history has its own master narrative, in the case of international law protecting cultural heritage it is a plain success story. International legal ...
Kulturgüter – Neue Narrative für den Umgang mit dem postkolonialen Erbe
Der Kulturgüterschutz ist wie kaum ein anderes Feld mit Fragen der Identität sowie Emotionen verknüpft. In ihrem konzisen Überblick zu den Herausforderungen des völkerrechtlichen Kulturgüterschutze...
“P” for Partnership or “R” for Regime?
A response to Maximilian Oehl and Jelena Bäumler
In their attentive and stimulating posts, Maximilian Oehl and Jelena Bäumler considered the condition of the WTO and the role of public debate for ...