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.
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.
Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2019 presented to Julie Fraser and Peggy ter Vrugt13th December 2019
On the occasion of UN Human Rights Day, the Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award has been presented today at Tilburg University. Julie Fraser of Utrecht University received the award for best dissertation in the field of human rights research and Peggy ter Vrugt of Maastricht University won the prize for best Master thesis in that area.
Free access to public legal information should be recognized as a universal human right10th December 2019
All over the world people are unjustly punished for violating laws whose existence they cannot know, because the full texts of those laws have not been adequately published or not at all, or people cannot understand the language in which they are published. Law researcher Leesi Ebenezer Mitee examined the principles of law on the duty of all governments to publish their laws. He proposes that the United Nations should formally recognize the right of people to know the law as a human right.