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Institute of Advanced Study

Past Events

IAS Endorsed Public Lecture: The American Tradition of International Law

31st October 2008, 16:00, The Old Library, Grey College

An exposition of the ways in which Americans have their own, rather un-European, approach to International Law.

Mark Janis is William F. Starr Professor of Law and Director of International Graduate Studies at the University of Connecticut and is currently at Durham as a Fellow of Grey College.

He is the author of three widely-used books: 'An Introduction to International Law' (Aspen 4th edition 2003), 'Cases and Commentary on International Law' with John Noyes (West 3rd edition 2006), and 'European Human Rights Law' with Richard Kay and Anthony Bradley (Oxford 2d edition 2000). He is also the author of 'The American Tradition of International Law' (Oxford 2004) and of more than 50 articles concerning public and private international law and the editor of the scholarly collection: 'Religion and International Law' (Martinus Nijhoff 2nd edition 2004).

Contact aoife.o'donaghue@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.