The Erik Castrén Institute organises a workshop on “What is Critical Research in International Law Today?” on Friday 31 August 2018.
The workshop will consist of two parts. The morning is devoted for a Master Class – a discussion between Professors Anne Orford (Melbourne) and Martti Koskenniemi (Helsinki) with doctoral candidates and young researchers on problems in critical research. The Master Class consists of four thematic discussions with two examples of ongoing research projects in each discussion:
- Critiques of Economic Law
Kangle Zhang, University of Helsinki
Edoardo Stoppioni, Max Planck Institute, Luxembourg
- International Law & Neoliberalism
David Scott, Manchester International Law Centre
Ukri Soirila, University of Helsinki
- Critical Approach to Environmental Governance
Outi Penttilä, University of Helsinki
Patrick Toussaint, University of Eastern Finland
- Examining Actors and Contexts
Santtu Raitasuo, University of Helsinki
Miriam Bak McKenna, Lund University
In the afternoon, the workshop opens to a wider audience with three debates based on three presentations.
- Professor Anne Orford (University of Melbourne) on legal history
- Professor Jan Klabbers (University of Helsinki) on studying international institutions
- Professor Martti Koskenniemi (University of Helsinki) on legal structuralism
Register to attend the event by August 1st using this e-form.