Guy Fiti Sinclair

About/Bio

Guy Fiti Sinclair is a Senior Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington Law School. His principal area of research and teaching is public international law, with a focus on international organisations law, the history and theory of international law, and international economic law. Dr. Sinclair is the author of To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States (Oxford University Press, 2017). He is a member of Scientific Advisory Board of the European Journal of International Law, an Associate Director of the New Zealand Centre for Public Law, and a member of the Editorial Board of Oxford International Organizations (OXIO)

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To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States – A Reply to the Discussants

Earlier this month we hosted a discussion of Guy Fiti Sinclair’s book, To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States. Below is Guy’s reply to the discussants. We are grateful to all of the participants for their role in this discussion I am extremely grateful for the sensitive and sympathetic comments…

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To Reform the World: International Organizations and the Making of Modern States – An Introduction

How have international organizations been able to expand their governance powers so significantly over the past century? What has been the role of international law in making this extraordinary expansion of powers seem possible and legitimate? And what does this tell us about international law itself? My book, To Reform the World: International Organizations and the…

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Favourite Readings 2018: The Passage of Time

Editor’s note: Continuing a tradition started by Isabel Feichtner a few years ago, EJIL’s Review Editor, Christian J. Tams, invited members of the EJIL board to offer short reflections on their favourite books of the year 2018. In the following days we will present some selections here on EJIL:Talk! They comprise a wide range of books, from…

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