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 Articles by Professor Martti Koskenniemi


The European Journal of International Law

International Law as Therapy: Reading The Health of Nations , 16 EJIL 2 (2005) p. 329-342

By their Acts you shall know them...(And not by their Legal Theories) EJIL Vol. 15 (2004) No. 4.

Hierarchy in Intrernational law: A Sketch EJIL Vol. 8 (1997) No. 4.

Lauterpacht: The Victorian Tradition in International law EJIL Vol. 8 (1997) No. 2.

The Police in the Temple. Order, Justice and the UN: A Dialectical View EJIL Vol. 6 (1995) No. 3

The Politics of International Law EJIL Vol. 1 (1990) No. 1/2.


Leiden Journal of International Law

What Should International Lawyers Learn from Karl Marx? , LJIL 17 (2004).

Fragmentation of International Law? Postmodern Anxieties , LJIL, Vol 15 (2002) No 3, pp 553-579 (With Päivi Leino)

Faith, Identity, and the Killing of the Innocent: International Lawyers and Nuclear Weapons , LJIL, Vol. 10 (1997) No 1, pp 137-162


Other journals

Martti Koskenniemen blogikirjoitus:

Investointisuoja loukkaa demokratiaa

Histories of International law: Dealing with Eurocentrism, Zeitschrift des
Max-Planck-Instituts für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, Rg 19/2011

The mystery of legal obligation, International Theory (2011), 3:2, 319–325

University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume 61, Number 1 /2011

What Use for Sovereignty Today? Asian Journal of International Law, 1 (2011), pp. 61–70

Hersch Lauterpacht and the Development of International Criminal Law , 2 Journal of International Criminal Justice (2004), 810-825.

International law as Political Theology. How to read the Nomos der Erde? , published in "Constellations" 2004.

Between Impunity and Show Trials J.a Frowien and R.Wolfrum (eds.) Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, Volume 6, 2002, pp. 1-35.

Book Review, Giovanne Borradori, Philosophy in a Time of Terror. Interviews with Jürgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida 4 German Law Journal No. 10 (1 October 2003) - Legal Culture, Chicago University Press, 2003.