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Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group

Michaelmas Term 2010

14th October 2010

Thursdays 12:30 to 14:00 - all wecome

Week 1 (14 October) Judge Al-Khasawneh (Judge International Court of Justice) The Poetry of Judges and the Judges of Poetry

Week 2 (21 October) Mr Sandesh Sivakuraman (University of Nottingham) Rethinking the Law of Internal Armed Conflicts

Week 3 (28 October) Professor Mary Footer (University of Nottingham) Progressive development of international law and its "softer" codification

Week 4 (4 November) Professor Mark Janis (University of Connecticut) Not Taking International Law Seriously: The US Supreme Court in Medellin v Texas

Week 5 (11 November) Professor Sandy Ghandhi (University of Reading) The Human Rights Committee of the ICCPR and Problems of Implementation: Challenges and Prospects

Week 6 (18 November) Professor Emmanuel Gaillard (Shearman & Sterling) The Representations of International Arbitration

Week 7 (25 November) Dr Fiona Smith (University College London) Treaty Interpretation in the WTO: Beyond the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

Week 8 (2 December) Dr Emily Haslam (University of Kent) To be Confirmed

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