Politics of International Law

Spring 2018 Events

April 26, 4:00-6:00pm- Keally McBride, "Mr. Mothercountry and the Colonial Origins of International Law"

Mr.-Mothercountry.jpgThe Buffett Institute Politics of International Law Group and Global Politics and Religion Group present a talk by Professor Keally McBride from the University of San Francisco titled, "Mr. Mothercountry and the Colonial Origins of International Law," which is based on her recent book, Mr. Mothercountry: The Man Who Made the Rule of Law.

The talk will take place in Scott Hall (601 University Place, Evanston), Room 212. 



May 4- "Power and International Law" Graduate and Postdoctoral Workshop

Call-for-Papers-image.JPGThis workshop highlights new work that explores the political consequences of international law. We invite applications from graduate students, recent PhDs, and postdoctoral fellows to present research on the theme of “Power and International Law.” This one-day workshop encourages scholarship in history, sociology, legal studies, political science, and related fields in the pursuit of a cross-disciplinary conversation about the history, politics, and practice of international law.

The workshop will be take place at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago. Participants are responsible for their own costs. Applicants should submit a paper title and abstract to sidrahamidi2017@u.northwestern.edu by March 15.