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Henderson, Jane

Talking across the fence: Cold War academic cooperation in the legal sphere

In late 1983 a groundbreaking Protocol of Cooperation was concluded between the Faculty of Laws, University College London (where the author had been a student) and the prestigious Institute of State and Law of the USSR Academy of Sciences. The cooperation agreement led to a series of academic visits, and colloquia on a range of legal topics. The paper will assess from a personal perspective the impact of this pioneering endeavor.

Friday 30 October 13.45-15.45 Session 5
Law I/ The Legal Dimension in the Cold War Interactions