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.
New publications by i-HILT members12th March 2020
Various publications have recently appeared by members of our institute.
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'.
The Institute for the History of International Law @ Tilburg organizes a series of E-Lectures15th November 2019
In the academic year 2019-2020, the I-HILT institute will continue its series of e-lectures on a wide range of legal historical topics. Please feel welcome to attend any of them in real life. Alternatively, you can watch the recording afterwards on our website.