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    Prof. Aeyal Gross, Dr. Doreen LustigDr.  Eliav Lieblich

    Tel Aviv University International LawWorkshop serves as a forum in which leadinginternational law scholars, from Israel and abroad, present theirworks in progress and address past and contemporary challengesto international law. The workshop also provides TAUstudents (including LL.M. and Ph.D students) with theopportunity to readand comment on presented and classic texts.  Students areassigned to write eight reaction papers and engage with theauthors during the workshop's sessions.


    List of Meetings (2019-20)


    Past Participants: 

    Title of Lecture Affiliation Name
    International Law and Domestic Courts: Exploring the International Legal System at the Quantum Level University of Oxford, Faculty of  Law

    Antonios Tzanakopoulos

    Revisiting Ad bellum Proportionality: Challenging the Factors Used to Assess It Radzyner Law School, IDC Herzliya

    Yishai Beer

    Structure and Memory: Reconstructing Human Rights in the Wake of Critique University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

    Patrick Macklem

    International Judicial Speech Acts European University Institute, Department of Law

    Neha Jain

    “Fantasy Upon Fantasy:” Some Reflections on Dworkin’s Philosophy of International Law King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law

    John Tasioulas

    Re-Imagining Tax Justice in a Globalized World

    University of Oxford, Faculty of Law

    Bar Ilan University, Faculty of Law

    Tsilly Dagan

    Forcible Intervention, Consent and the Normative Assumptions about Force in the International Legal Order University of Cambridge, Faculty of  Law

    Federica Paddeu

    The Promise and Perils of International Human Rights Law for AI Governance University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

    Anna Su

    Problematizing Universal Jurisdiction

    London School of Economics, Department of Law

    Devika Hovell

    The Road to Humane War after September 11 Yale Law School

    Samuel Moyn

    How Domestic Violence became Torture in International Human Rights Law Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University

    Natalie Davidson

    Law as Political Theology: Judith Shklar's Anti-Revolutionary Liberalism NYU School of Law

    Rob Howse


    Private Citizens of the World University of Toronto

    Karen Knop

    The Global Market for Tax & Legal Rules Bar-Ilan University

    Tsilly Dagan

    Targeted Killings: Bin Laden and Al-Awlaki as Case Studies Hebrew University

    David Kretzmer

    Noncompliance, Renegotiation, and Justice in International Adjudication: A WTO-EU Perspective Bar-Ilan University Sivan Shlomo
    Authority and Law in Global Governance Graduate Institute Geneva

    Nico Krisch

    Remembering 1948: International Law and History in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict University of London

    Catriona Drew

    Reflections on the EU’s proposal for an Investment Court London School of Economics Andrew Lang
    Reflections on the Paris Climate Change Agreement Arizona State University Daniel Bodansky
    Objections to Reservations as Decentralized Enforcement University of Chicago

    Tom Ginsburg

    The Decay of Consent: International Law in the Age of Global Public Goods Graduate Institute Geneva Nico Krisch
    Nuremberg Was Not the First International Criminal Tribunal, Not by a Long Shot Bar-Ilan University Ziv Bohrer
    The International Criminal Court and the Use of Chemical Weapons in (Non-International) Armed Conflicts University of Potsdam Andreas Zimmermann
    Competition And Cooperation in The Market of Voluntary Sustainability Standards Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies KU Leuven Jan Wouters
    Legality and Lawfare: Lauterpacht and the Law of the Sea University of Cambridge Surabhi Ranganathan
    Transitional Justice as the Modern Oedipus: the Emergence of a Right to Truth Tel Aviv University Leora Bilsky
    Transitional Justice and Judicial Activism: Is There a Right to Accountability? New York University Ruti Teitel
    Beyond Detention and Border Policies: On Containment, Marginalization and Exclusion Methods of Asylum Seekers in Israel College of Law and Business Tally Kritzman-Amir
    Behavioral International Law Hebrew University Tomer Broude
    Legal and Ethical Approaches to Global Justice: The Dialogue of the (Near-) Deaf University of Michigan Steven Ratner
    Judging the Marcos Regime in U.S. Courts: Alien Tort Statute Litigation as Postcolonial Law Tel Aviv University Natalie Davidson


    Judicial Effectiveness of International Courts and Legitimacy Hebrew University

    Yuval Shany

    Food Security, the WTO, and the Urban Revolution Melbourne Law School

    Anne Orford

    Human Rights in Radical Thought: Revisiting the 1790s London School of Economics Susan Marks
    Governance Feminism - Anti Trafficking in Israel: Nationalism, Borders, Markets Tel Aviv University Hila Shamir
    Human Security and the Genesis of the League of Nations University of Oxford

    Patricia Clavin

    Prosecuting Aggression: The Consent Problem University of Oxford

    Dapo Akande

    Hersch Lauterpacht and the Israeli Declaration of Independence IDC

    Eliav Lieblich

    ?Globalization of International Law

    University of Cambridge

    James Crawford
    Arendt, Genocide, and the Ontology of Groups Georgetown University

    David Luban

    International Law and Science Fiction: Conditioning the Human Condition College of Management

    Orna Ben-Naftali

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