The Research Project Europe 1815-1914

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Liliana Obregón

Tehostekuva Liliana Obregón is Associate Professor of Law (on leave) and former Director of the International Law Program at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Professor Obregón obtained her doctoral degree from Harvard Law School where she specialized in the history and theory of international law and international institutions, with particular interest in the study of Latin American regionalist perspectives. She also holds an MA in International Affairs from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University where she concentrated in Latin American Studies. Representative publications include "Between Civilization and Barbarism: Creole Interventions in International Law," in International Law and the Third World: Reshaping Justice", edited by Richard Falk,  Balakrishnan Rajagopal and Jacqueline Stevens, Routledge-Cavendish,  London, 2008.  "Noted for Dissent: The International Life of Alejandro Alvarez", special edition of the Leiden Journal of International Law, volume 19, No. 4, Cambridge University Press, (2006) .   "Creole Consciousness and International Law in Nineteenth Century Latin America" in International Law and Its Others,  edited by  Anne Orford, Cambridge University Press,  (2006) and  "In Search of Hope: the Plight of Displaced Colombians" in The Forsaken People, edited by Roberta Cohen and Francis Deng, The Brookings Institution, Washington D.C., 1998.

Research statement:
Writing the World through Law:
Lawyers and their International Histories 1758-1870
(Working title)

Liliana Obregon