Akbar Rasulov


Akbar Rasulov is a senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow, where he teaches international law and global economic governance and heads the LLM programme in international economic law.

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‘From the Wells of Disappointment’: Rejoinder to Brad Roth

I am grateful to Brad Roth for his extensive and sincere engagement with my argument. We both share a curiosity about ‘left-of-centre agendas’ and a deep sense of unease about the politics of post-Cold War international law. We both also have a strong interest in understanding the role played in it by neocolonialism, the International Law of…

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A Marxism for International Law

Note from the Editors:  We conclude 2017 with a roundtable discussion of the second edition of Professor B.S. Chimni's International Law and World Order: A Critique of Contemporary Approaches.  Given numerous changes that rapidly transpired in the international system since 2016, the roundtable discussion will certainly spur continuing exchanges among scholars, academics, and practitioners on the evolving…

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On Theory-Bashing: Why It Happens and What It (Probably) Says About Us

Introduction This post is a response (of sorts) to an earlier post made last month by Andrea Bianchi, in which he discusses the widespread aversion and prejudice shared by most international lawyers against the idea of ‘theory’ and the disempowering effects this attitude has had on the contemporary discipline of international legal studies. Whether or…

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