New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 27 (2016) No. 4) – Out Next Week

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The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law will be published next week. Over the coming days, we will have a series of posts by Joseph Weiler – Editor in Chief of EJIL. These posts will appear in the Editorial of the upcoming issue. Here is the Table of Contents for this new issue:


On My Way Out IV – Teaching; Emma Thomas – May the Force Be with You!; EJIL Roll of Honour; In this Issue

EJIL: Keynote

Philippe Sands, Reflections on International Judicialization


Vincent Chetail, Sovereignty and Migration in the Doctrine of the Law of Nations: An Intellectual History of Hospitality from Vitoria to Vattel

Jan Martin Lemnitzer, International Commissions of Inquiry and the North Sea Incident: A Model for an MH17 Tribunal?

Symposium: Focus on Asia

Simon Chesterman, Asia’s Ambivalence about International Law and Institutions: Past, Present and Futures

Melissa H. Loja, Status Quo Post Bellum and the Legal Resolution of the Territorial Dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

Zhiguang Yin, Heavenly Principles? The Translation of International Law in 19th-century China and the Constitution of Universality

Symposium: Whaling in the Antarctic

Enzo Cannizzaro, Whaling into a Spider Web? The Multiple International Restraints to States’ Sovereignty

Jean d’Aspremont, The International Court of Justice, the Whales and the Blurring of the Lines between Sources and Interpretation

Stefan Raffeiner, Organ Practice in the Whaling Case: Consensus and Dissent between Subsequent Practice, Other Practice and a Duty to Give Due Regard

Enzo Cannizzaro, Proportionality and Margin of Appreciation in the Whaling Case: Reconciling Antithetical Doctrines?

Roaming Charges

Moments of Dignity: The Young and the Old

Afterword: Robert Howse and His Critics

Hélène Ruiz Fabri, The WTO Appellate Body or Judicial Power Unleashed: Sketches from the Procedural Side of the Story

Bernard Hoekman, The World Trade Order: Global Governance by Judiciary?

Andrew Lang, The Judicial Sensibility of the WTO Appellate Body

Petros C. Mavroidis, The Gang that Couldn’t Shoot Straight: The Not So Magnificent Seven of the WTO Appellate Body

Joost Pauwelyn, The WTO 20 Years On: ‘Global Governance by Judiciary’ or, Rather, Member-driven Settlement of (Some) Trade Disputes between (Some) WTO Members?

Robert Howse, The WTO 20 Years On: A Reply to the Responses


Anne-Charlotte Martineau, George Scelle’s Study of the Slave Trade: French Solidarism Revisited

Oliver Lepsius, Hans Kelsen on Dante Alighieri’s Political Philosophy

Book Reviews

 Steven R. Ratner. The Thin Justice of International Law: A Moral Reckoning of the Law of Nations (David Roth-Isigkeit)

Arnulf Becker Lorca. Mestizo International Law: A Global Intellectual History 1842–1933 (Jochen von Bernstorff)

Louise Chappell. The Politics of Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court: Legacies and Legitimacy (Anna von Gall)

The Last Page

Alex Shattock, ‘Dinner Party Conversation

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Demasi says

January 24, 2017

The WTO Section is amazing.