Jan Klabbers

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Jan Klabbers is Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki.

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Favourite Readings 2021 – Back to the Basics

Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence (Faber & Faber, 2009) Jeremy Adelman, Worldy Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman (Princeton University Press, 2013) Elisabetta Morlino, Procurement by International Organizations: A Global Administrative Law Perspective (CUP, 2019). Lorenzo Gasbarri, The Concept of an International Organization in International Law (OUP, 2021). Megan Bradley,…

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Favourite Readings 2020 – On Crime, Life, Knowledge and Virtue

James Lee Burke, Purple Cane Road (Simon & Schuster/ Doubleday, 2000) James Lee Burke, In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead (Hyperion Books, 1993) Christine Jennings, Robbie: The Life of Sir Robert Jennings (Troubador Publishing, 2019) Kees Schuyt, R.P. Cleveringa: Recht, Onrecht en de Vlam der Gerechtigheid (Boom, 2019) Philip Jessup, Transnational Law (Yale University Press, 1956) Pertti Alasuutari and…

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Re-Theorizing International Organizations Law: A Call for Reconsiderations, Hidden Gems, and New Perspectives

The symposium on “Theorizing International Organizations Law” in issue 31:2 of the European Journal of International Law seeks to excavate the intellectual history of this important sub-discipline of public international law. As noted in the introduction to the symposium, that history has, until relatively recently, been dominated by men. The writings of figures such as Rosalyn Higgins or…

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