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School of Law

Literature and the History of International Law

15 March 2017

Time: 2:00 - 7:15pm
Venue: Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS United Kingdom

A workshop sponsored by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC). Further details are forthcoming.

Chair: Professor Andrea Brady (Queen Mary)


2-3.30pm: Professor Chris Warren (US), ‘From Imperial History to International Law: Thucydides, Hobbes and the Law of Nations’, with comment by Professor Lorna Hutson (Oxford), and discussion.

3.30-3.45pm Break

3.45-5.15pm:  Elizabeth Anker (US) ‘On Paradox: Theory and the Story of Rights’, with comment by Dr Tessa Roynon (Oxford), and discussion.

5.15-5.30pm Break

5.30-7pm: Professor Chenxi Tang (US), ‘Imagining World Order: International Law and Literature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800’, with comment by Professor Gerry Simpson (LSE), and discussion.


For directions to the venue, please refer to the map.

How to book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Register online via Eventbrite.


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