Over the last two decades, interest in the history of international law has dramatically risen among scholars from various constituencies such as international law, international relations, legal history and diplomatic history.
i-HILT is a virtual platform on the history of international law. Here, ‘International law’ is used in the broadest sense. It refers to all bodies of law, which regulated relations between polities throughout recorded history: from pre-classical Antiquity to the present and from all civilizations.
i-HILT will run the ‘Bibliography of the History of International Law’. This bibliography can be downloaded from the website. It is updated on a 3-monthly basis. Furthermore, i-HILT will provide information on events and new publications in the field of the history of international law.
i-HILT also stands for Institute of the History of International Law @ Tilburg research group within the Department of Public Law and Governance at Tilburg Law School.
Publications in the Journal of the History of International Law21st February 2020
In the latest edition of the Journal of the History of International Law, the first of the papers from the 2018 Tilburg conference 'The Parisian peace treaties (1919-1920) and the emergence of modern international law' has been published. Written by Leonard V. Smith, it is titled 'Sovereignty under the League of Nations Mandate: the Jurists' Debates'.
Symposium and book presentation on the judiciary's independence31st January 2020
On February 5th Tilburg Law School and the T.M.C. Asser Institute are launching the first volume of the European Yearbook of Constitutional Law. It's subject is current threats to the judiciary’s independence, which seem to exist both in the Netherlands and beyond.
Interaction needed between analog and digital administrative law13th January 2020
Is existing administrative law adequately equipped to respond automated decision-making? According to Tilburg University Professor of Administrative Law, Market and Data Johan Wolswinkel, more interaction should take place between analog and digital administrative law.