Overview of i-HILT@Tilburg News.
Invited lecture: Semi-Colonial Polities, Early Euro-Lawyers, and EU Law as Constitutional Law24th January 2024
This presentation will explore how legal practices typical of semi-colonial contexts, notably the use of internationally composed ‘mixed courts’ to guarantee the individual rights of Westerners, contributed to the origins of European integration law.
New issue of Grotiana with contributions from Prof. De ruysscher and Dr. Den Hollander03rd January 2024
The latest issue of Grotiana, Volume 44 (2023): Issue 2 (Dec 2023) is a special issue dedicated to commercial and maritime law edited by Prof. Dave De ruysscher, who served as this special issue's guest-editor.
Call for papers: Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery21st November 2023
On the 7th of June 2024 the workshop: ‘Arguing over Empire: Hugo Grotius, European Expansionism and Slavery’ will be organized at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). This workshop is part of a series of conferences organized by the Grotiana Foundation preceding the celebration in 2025 of the 400th anniversary of Grotius’ opus magnum On the Law of War and Peace (De iure belli ac pacis) published in 1625.
Prof. Randall Lesaffer reviews To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth. Legal Imagination and International Power13th April 2023
In the latest edition of The American Journal of International Law, Prof. Randall Lesaffer reviews Prof. Martti Koskenniemi’s work To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth. Legal Imagination and International Power, 1300-1870 (Cambridge University Press 2021)
'Autonomy of cities in the past deserves renewed attention’12th January 2023
The legal capacity, legal personality, and autonomy of medieval and early modern cities merit new research – research that may also alter our view of cities today. That is what Professor of Legal History Dave De ruysscher will contend in his inaugural lecture on Friday, January 20, 2023.
Final Contribution Prof. Randall Lesaffer to Oxford Historical Treaties01st December 2022
After eight years, Randall Lesaffer is stepping down as academic editor of Oxford Historical Treaties. This is the digitized version of the 231 volumes of Clive Parry’s Consolidated Treaties Series and contains over 16,000 treaties from between 1648 and 1920.
I-HILT E-Lecture - prof. Louis Sicking: Beyond the Free Sea26th October 2022
Beyond the Free Sea on November 10, 16:00 in MDZ1
I-HILT E-Lecture - Samuel Moyn: Reflections on the Humanization of War13th June 2022
Reflections on the Humanization of War
Book launch Event - International Law in Europe, 700-1200 by Jenny Benham09th February 2022
The Centre for Medieval Studies at Cardiff University has organised an online book launch event to showcase Jenny Benham’s new book International Law in Europe, 700-1200, which provides a fascinating opportunity to explore international law during the medieval age.
New book: International Law and Peace Settlements18th March 2021
Cambridge University Press has recently published the edited volume ‘International Law and Peace Settlements’, including a chapter by our own professor Randall Lesaffer titled ‘The lore and laws of peace-making in early modern and nineteenth-century peace treaties’.
New book by Inge Van Hulle published by OUP26th November 2020
We are proud to announce that a new book titled 'Britain and International Law in West Africa - The Practice of Empire', written by our own dr. Inge Van Hulle, has recently been published by Oxford University Press.