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Listen: A Very Short History of Public International Law

Public International Law in a Nutshell: the ZIS Podcast Series


We are happy to present an episode of the podcast series “Public International Law in a Nutshell”. The podcast was produced in a podcast seminar (‘Public International Law in a Nutshell: A Podcast Seminar’) held by Professor Dr. Dominik Steiger at Technische Universität Dresden in the winter term of 2020/2021 and is part of the upcoming podcast series of the TU Dresden Center for International Studies (Zentrum für Internationale Studien/ ZIS).




In this episode, Lena Faber and Niklas Gantenberg present the history of international law from naturalism to the processes of decolonization – but in a nutshell: short, precise and on the point.

Lena Faber and Niklas Gantenberg are both students of the BA-programme ‘Internationale Beziehungen’ (‘International Relations’) that is offered by the Center for International Studies at TU Dresden.

Their interview guest is Prof. Anne Peters, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Heidelberg (Germany), and a professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Freie Universität Berlin, Basel (Switzerland), and a L. Bates Lea Global Law professor at the Law School of the University of Michigan.

The podcast is also available via UNhörbar, the podcast of the regional branch Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia of the United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN-Landesverband Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Thüringen). Völkerrechtsblog and UNhörbar are happy to host this podcast episode.

Lena Faber

Lena Faber is an undergraduate student of International Relations at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany.

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Niklas Gantenberg

Niklas Gantenberg is an undergraduate student of International Relations at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany.

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