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Rhineland Lectures in International Law

Am Institut für Völkerrecht finden in unregelmäßigen Abständen die Rhineland Lectures in International Law statt - Kurzvorträge in informellem Rahmen zu völkerrechtlichen Themen. Dieses Format bietet die Möglichkeit aktuelle Entwicklungen oder eigene Forschungsprojekte mit einem Kreis von Interessierten zu diskutieren. Die Vorträge finden in der Völkerrechtsbibliothek statt. Anschließend besteht die Möglichkeit bei Kaffee weiter ins Gespräch zu kommen.

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The Institute for Public International Law is pleased to host the Rhineland Lectures in International Law. The lectures are an opportunity for informal exchange on current research projects in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. The lectures take place in the library of the Institute and are followed by a coffee reception.

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The event is open to the public. Registration is not required.


Upcoming lectures

The next Rhineland Lecture will be the Big Screen Event on 21 May (11.20 am). We will watch the live stream of the Advisory Opinion of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, as requested by the "Commission of Small Island States on Climate Change". For more information, see Aktuelles


Past lectures

10 April, 13.00-14.00 - Prof Dr Stefan Talmon LL.M. M.A. (University of Bonn): The Gaza War: Self-Defence or Genocide?

21 March 2024, 13.00-14.00 - Jens Dieckmann (Becher&Dieckmann): Fair Trial in International Criminal Law from a Counsel's Perspective

21 February 2024, 13.00-14.00 -  Dr Isabel Lischewski (University of Münster): Function - Interaction - Exclusion. How Rules of Procedure shape international treaty negotiations

18 December 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Bethany Houghton (VU Amsterdam): Criminal Law and Climate Justice: Reconciling Stakeholders Perspectives of a Criminal Climate Law with Principles of Climate and Criminal Justice

30 November 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Elisabeth Hoffberger-Pippan (Peace Research Institute Frankfurt): Autonomous Weapon Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Humanitarian Law

21 November 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Professor Dr Julian Scheu (University of Cologne): Climate Change, Human Rights, and the Redirection of Global Capital Flows

19 October 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Maria A. Gwynn (University of Bonn): International Law and Transboundary Hydropower Projects: Lessons learned from the Binational Entity ITAIPU

25 September 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Natasha Holcroft-Emmess (University of Oxford): Notified Derogations and their Absence: from the Iraq War to the Covid-19 Pandemic

10 August 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Moritz von Rochow (Kiel University): Ukrainian Grain and Chinese Rare Earths: An Essential Facilities Doctrine in International Law

27 July 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Yunus Gul (University of Bonn): Cyber operations and international law

22 June 2023, 14.00-15.00 - Dr Moumita Mandal (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law): Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in International Law: Making Institutions Work

7 June 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Prof Dr Christian Tams (University of Glasgow): From Wimbledon (1923) to Rakhine (2022): Standing to enforce collective interests before the World Court

4 May 2023, 17.00-18.00 - Vincent Schnell (Projektträger Jülich): Common Heritage of Humankind vs. Freedom of Research: How BBNJ addresses the controversial issue of Marine Genetic Resources

20 April 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Dana Schmalz (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law): How the discourse on population growth shaped international law: a look at the first decades of the United Nations

30 March 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan (University of Nottingham): German Angst: facing colonial reverberations and legal repercussions

24 February 2023, 13.00-14.00 - Dr Sué González Hauck (DeZIM): The politics of systematization as a scholarly task in international law

19 January 2023, 12.30-13.30 - Dr Paula Rhein-Fischer (University of Cologne): Making Russia pay: Legal hurdles to use seized Russian assets to compensate Ukraine

21 December 2022, 14.00-15.00 - Dr Sebastián Mantilla Blanco (University of Bonn): Denial of Justice in International Investment Law

28 November 2022, 15.00-16.00 - Prof Dr Erika de Wet (Universities of Bonn & Graz): The Aggression against Ukraine and Austrian Neutrality

17 November 2022, 12.30-13.30 - Ori Pomson (University of Cambridge): Twenty-Three Shades of Intervention: Ukraine vs. Russia at the International Court of Justice

20 October 2022, 12.30-13.30  - Julian A. Hettihewa(University of Bonn):Looking Behind the UN Youth Office: Considering Structural Limitations of Youth Participation After the Party

21 September 2022 - Dr Alexis Galán (University of Bonn): Staring into the void: Territory at the International Court of Justice