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Publications by Martti Koskenniemi on the History of International Legal Thought

  1. Ius gentium and the Birth of Modernity”, in Luigi Nuzzo & Milos Vec, Constructing International Law. the Birth of a Discipline (Frankfurt, Klostermann, 2012), 3-23;
  2. “Law, Teleology and International Relations: An Essay in Counter-disciplinarity”, 26 International Relations (2012),  3-34;
  3.  “International Law in the World of Ideas” , in Crawford & Koskenniemi, The Cambridge Companion to  International Law (Cambridge University Press 2012), 47-63; 
  4. “The Political Theology of Trade Law: the Scholastic Contribution”, in Ulrich Fastenrath et al (ed), From Bilateralism to Community Interest. Essays in Honour of Judge Bruno Simma (Oxford University press 2011), 90-112;
  5. “Histories of International Law: Dealing with Eurocentrism”, 19 Rechtsgeschichte (2011), 152-176;
  6. “International Community from Dante to Vattel’, in Vincent Chetail (ed),  Vattel’s International law from a XXI Century Perspective (Leiden, Brill 2011), 49-74;
  7.  “Empire and International Law: The Real Spanish Contribution”, 61 University of Toronto Law Journal (2011), 1-36.
  8. “Vocabularies of Sovereignty – Powers of a Paradox’, in Q. Skinner & Hent Kalmo (eds), Sovereignty in Fragments (Cambridge University Press 2011), 222-242 ;
  9. “Between Coordination and Constitution: International Law as German Discipline”,  14 Redescriptions. Yearbook of Political Thought and Conceptual History (2011), 47-72; 
  10. “What Use for Sovereignty Today?”, 1 Asian Journal of International law (2011), 61-70;
  11. “Colonization of the ‘Indies’: The Origin of International Law?”, in Yalanda Gamarra (ed), La idea de la América en el pensamiento ius internacionalista del siglo XXI (Zaragoza, Institución Fernando el Católico, 2010),  43-63
  12. “International Law and Raison d’état: Rethinking the Prehistory of International Law’, Benedict Kingsbury & Benjamin Straumann, The Roman Foundations of the Law of Nations: Alberico Gentili and the Justice of Empire (Oxford University Press 2010), 297-339;
  13. “The Legacy of the Nineteenth Century”, in David Armstrong (ed.), Routledge Handbook of International Law (New York, Routledge 2009), 141-153.


Mónica García-Salmones Rovira

  1. Walther Schücking and the Pacifist Traditions of International Law, 3 European Journal of International Law, (2011), 755-782.
  2. On Kelsen’s Sein: An Approach to Kelsenian Sociological Themes, No foundations: journal of extreme legal positivism (Spring 2011), 41-70.
  3. Practical Reason, Mechanics and Jurisprudence in Hobbes' Rule of Law: the Legalisation of Politics’, 1 Juridiska Foereningen i Finland. Publiktionsserie 2011, 113-121.
  4. Jurisdictional Colonization in the Spanish and British Empires: Some Reflections on a Global Public Order and the Sacred’, Select Proceedings of the European Society of International Law 2010, 53-81 (with Luis Eslava).
  5.  ‘Aristotelian-Thomistic Mental Representation of Reality: Intentionality Versus Intuition; Reason versus Will?’, Miscelánea poliana - Instituto de Estudios Filosóficos Leonardo Polo 2007.


Walter Rech

  1. 'Rightless Enemies: Schmitt and Lauterpacht on Political Piracy' (2012) 32 (2) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 235-263.


Manuel Jiménez-Fonseca

  1. "The Colonization of American Nature and the Early Developments of International Law" 12 Journal of the History of International Law (2010) 189;
  2. Paolo Amorosa

  3. "James Brown Scott’s International Adjudication between Tradition and Progress in the United States" 17 (1) Journal of the History of International Law (2015) 15-46