Post Tagged with: "international law"

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

The Rise of Paradiplomacy in International Relations

The rise of paradiplomatic activity, which has been recognized and normalized, should not be seen as a displacement of the state but as its complement within IR.

Now Recruiting – International Law and Transnational Crime Editors

Now Recruiting – International Law and Transnational Crime Editors

We are seeking early career scholars and students to help us develop our academic coverage of scholarly debates focused around international law and transnational crime.

Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

Student Feature – UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention

The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, an instrument of UNESCO, highlights the complexities and politics of cultural protections.

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Student Feature – Spotlight on Kosovo’s “Special Court”

Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) is a new ‘hybrid’ court, but concerns over witnesses, security, and legitimacy persist.

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

Interview – Ruth Blakeley

Ruth Blakeley explains her research exposing the UK’s involvement in the torture of terror suspects, and discusses drones, human rights research and international law.

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

The authors tackle the ethical issues surrounding humanitarian intervention and the principles of sovereignty and non-intervention – from two competing standpoints.

Undoing Sovereignty/Identity, Queering the ‘International’: The Politics of Law

Undoing Sovereignty/Identity, Queering the ‘International’: The Politics of Law

For the rights of human race in the field of IR, the ‘international’ needs to be deconstructed and reordered in a non-state centric and non-heteronormative manner.

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International Travel Is a Risky Business: Research, Study, & Proselytizing

When travelling abroad, there are typically no rights to protest nor to challenge or undermine laws in a foreign national context.

A Rules-Based System? Compliance and Obligation in International Law

A Rules-Based System? Compliance and Obligation in International Law

This student essay draws on constructivist epistemology to explore the conditions of state compliance in international law.

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

The ‘Clash of Civilizations’ in International Law

International law remains an under-researched topic in the literature on Huntington’s ‘clash of civilizations’. This is remarkable since international law itself was born out of such a clash.

Anti-Smuggling Operations in the Central Mediterranean

Anti-Smuggling Operations in the Central Mediterranean

This essay addresses the challenges raised by the uncertainty of the legal framework and the dubious practices of operations dealing with migrant smuggling into the EU.

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