This course provides students with a basic understanding of international law, focusing on foundational structures that are necessary to engage with any international legal issue. Participants are then introduced to four sub-disciplines within international law: international humanitarian law of armed conflict, international criminal law, foreign investment law and collective security.
Participants will also take part in a model 'Security Council Session' after studying critical engagements with security. The model session will allow students to understand the political contingencies and procedural restraints on the transformation of the collective security structures. The class will also watch a film screening of `Through Their Eyes: Witnesses to Justice?. The film looks at the role of witness testimonies international criminal law cases. This will encourage students to reflect on the space between survivor accounts and legal narratives, the film screening will be followed by an open debate.
Date and Location
Non-ASIL International Law-Related Event