I-HILT E-Lectures

I-HILT organizes a series of lectures on the history of international law at the Tilburg Law School.

Each lecture will be 40 minutes accompanied by a question and answer period of 20 minutes. Come to one of the lectures (see program below) or simply stream it here!


I-HILT E-Lectures program 2019-20

In the academic year 2019-2020, the I-HILT institute will continue its series of E-lectures. Please feel welcome to attend any of them in real life . Alternatively, you can watch the recording afterwards on this page. The full program and information about the speakers can be found here. A short overview:


7 November, 12:30 -13:30, CZ 7

Stefano Catellan (Aarhus University, Denmark, I-HILT Visiting Scholar)

'Claims of Dominion and the Freedom of the Seas: the Evolution of Mare Clausum Principle in the Early Modern Period'


21 November, 9:30 am to 10:30 am, CZ 9

Dr. Rémy Ambühl, University of Southampton, Southampton, England

'Prisonnier de Guerre: The Birth of a New Phrase and a Special Status in the Late Middle Ages'         


5 December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00, CZ 7

Maurits den Hollander, UvT

'Insolvency and Economic Misfortune in 17th Century Amsterdam'


12 December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00, CubeZ 222

Dr. Marc de Wilde, University of Amsterdam

'Hugo Grotius’s De societate publica cum infidelibus: Argument for Toleration or Justification of Colonialism?'


13 February 2020, 11:00 to 12:00, CubeZ 222

Hyoung-Jin Nho, UvT

'Lost in Between Treaties and Tributes: Korea as a Dual Periphery of International Law in the 19th Century'


12 March 2020, 11:00 -12:00, CubeZ 222

Dr. Ingo Venzke, University of Amsterdam

'Situating Contingency: How International Law Could Have Been'


26 March 2020, 11:00 to 12:00, CubeZ 222

Remko Mooi, UvT

'Protecting the Foreign Creditor: International Insolvency Procedures in Early Modern Frankfurt am Main'