The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Faculty of Law
P.O. BOX 4 (visiting address: Yliopistonkatu 3)
Tel: +358 (0)29 4123140


Online Publications by Professor Jan Klabbers


Global Governance before the ICJ: Re-reading the WHA Opinion:13 Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (2009), 1-28

Autonomy, constitutionalism and virtue in international institutional law :forthcoming in Nigel White & Richard Collins (eds.), International Organisations and the Idea of Autonomy (Routledge 2011)

Proof: The Paradox of International Institutional Law at International Organizations Law Review 5 (2008) 1–23

Proof: Kadi Justice at the Security Council? at International Organizations Law Review (2007) 1–12

International Institutional Law: Unity within Diversity (4th Ed)., Book Review at Global Law Books, 2007

The Right to be Taken Seriously: Self-Determination in International Law, Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 28 (2006)

The Meaning of Rules, International Relations, Vol. 20 (2006)

Possible Islands of Predictability: The Legal Thought of Hannah Arendt, forthcoming (in edited form) in Leiden Journal of International Law

Reflections on Soft International Law in a Privatized World, published, in edited form, in 104 Lakimies (2006) 1191-1205

Checks and Balances in the Law of International Organization, forthcoming (also in edited form) in Ius Gentium

Off limits? International Law and the Excessive Use of Force , an edited version of the article will be published in the journal Theoretical Inquiries in Law (vol. 6, 2005).

On Human Rights Treaties, Contractual Conceptions and Reservations, published in Ineta Ziemele (ed.), Reservations to Human Rights Treaties and the Vienna Convention Regime: Conflict, Harmony or Reconciliation (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff, 2004), pp. 149-182.

Redemption Song? Human Rights Versus Community-building in East Timor , Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 16 (2003) No. 2, pp 367-376.

Death by Constitution? The Draft Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe by Jan Klabbers and Päivi Leino, published in 4 German Law Journal No.12 (1 December 2003).

How to Defeat a Treaty's Object and Purpose Pending Entry into Force: Toward Manifest Intent , published in Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (vol. 34, Nr. 2, 2001).

The changing image of international organizations , Published in edited form in Jean-Marc Coicaud & Veijo Heiskanen (eds.), The Legitimacy of International Organizations (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2001).

Book review: Ulla Hingst, Auswirkungen der Globalisierung auf das Recht der völkerrechtlichen Verträge, Berlin Duncker & Humblot, 2001 , Leiden Journal of International Law (2003), 16. pp. 201 - 207.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: The World Court, State Succession, and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Case , Leiden Journal of International Law Vol. 11 (1998) No. 2, pp 345-355

Clinching the concept of sovereignty: Wimbledon redux , published in edited form in the Austrian Review of International and European Law, vol. 3, 1998.

On maritime cemeteries and objective régimes: the case of the M/S Estonia published in French translation as Jan Klabbers, `Les cimétières marins sont-ils établis comme des régimes objectifs? À propos de l'accord sur l'épave du M/S Estonia', in Espaces et Ressources Maritimes (vol 11, 1997), pp. 121-133.