Professors Odette Lienau of Cornell Law School and Sarah Kreps of the Cornell Government Department host the International Law-International Relations Colloquium. This interdisciplinary colloquium, held at the law school and jointly offered with the Government Department, invite scholars to present research related to international law and international relations. The presented work has spanned a broad substantive and methodological spectrum, and has included empirical and theoretical material. Below was the schedule of speakers for previous years, including titles/topics for speakers who presented.
- 8/29: Sandy Liebenberg, (Stellenbosch University) -- Please read the introduction to Brunnée & Toope, Legitimacy & Legality in International Law (Blackboard)
- 9/14: Galit Sarfaty, (U. Penn. Wharton School of Business) -- Regulating Through Numbers: A Case Study of Corporate Sustainability Reporting Paper
- 9/26: Darryl Li, (Harvard Anthropology) -- Jihad Under Two Flags: A Case Study in Transnational Armed Groups and the Laws of War
- 10/3: Tonya Putnam, (Columbia Government) -- Locating 'Principled Behavior' in International Legal Process: An Empirical Reassessment of Why Some States Resisted Signing ICC Non-Surrender Agreements with the United States
- 10/17: Suzanne Katzenstein, (Duke Law) -- Innovating to Protect the Status Quo: The Creation of New Enforcement Mechanisms in International Law
- 10/31: Sarah Kreps (Cornell Government) and John Kaag (U. Mass Lowell, Philosophy) -- The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Combat: Legal and Ethical Implications
- 1/30: Rachel Brewster (Harvard Law) -- Remedies and Beliefs: The Influence of Dispute Resolution on Reputation
- 2/13: Peter Katzenstein (Cornell Government) -- Lost in Translation: The Americanization of Procedural Law
- 3/5: Laura Donohue (Georgetown Law) -- The Limits of National Security
- 3/12: Jon Pevehouse (Wisconsin, Political Science) -- An Opportunity Cost Theory of U.S. Treaty Behavior
- 4/9: John Ciorciari (U. Michigan, Public Policy) -- Hybrid Justice in Cambodia: Strengths and Pitfalls of the Mixed Tribunal Model
- 4/23: Katerina Linos (Berkeley Law) -- Legislative Borrowing
- 8/27: Introductory Meeting -- Please read the introduction to Brunnée & Toope, Legitimacy & Legality in International Law
- 9/10: James Gathii, (Loyola Univ. Chicago, Law) -- Strength in IP Protection and FDI Flows in LDC's
- 9/24: Neta Crawford, (Boston Univ. Pol. Sci. & Af. Am. Studies) -- 'Lawfare' and the 2012 U.S. Civilian Casualty Mitigation Manual
- 10/1: Jana Von Stein, (U. Michigan Pol. Sci .) -- The Autocratic Politics of International Human Rights Agreements
- 10/15: Jutta Brunee, (U. Toronto Law) -- Stability and Change in International Law
- 10/29: Thania Sanchez, (Yale Pol. Sci.) -- Does Capacity Building Work?: Lessons from the Landmine Treaty
- 11/12: Ruti Teitel, (New York Law School) -- Is There a Right to Accountability? Exploring the Jurisprudence of the Inter-American and the European Human Rights Courts
- 1/28: Jason Yackee, (University of Wisconsin, Law) -- The Role of the Law Professor in Empirical IR Research - Or, Reconsidering Allee & Peinhardt's 'Delegating Differences'
- 2/11: Karen Alter, (Northwestern University, Law and Political Science) -- "The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights."
- 2/25: Mark Blyth, (Brown University, Political Science) -- "Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea." *Book excerpts are available to registered students via blackboard.
- 3/11: Laura Dickinson, (George Washington University, Law) -- Public Participation in Foreign Policy Rulemaking: the Case of the Defense Department
- 4/8: Robert Howse, (New York University, Law) -- "Consumer Labeling on Trial at the WTO: Misunderstanding the Behavioral Law and Economics of Consumer Information"
- 4/22: Sidney Tarrow, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University -- "The Dark Side of Internationalism: Transnational Terrorism and the Internationalization of Repression"
- 9/23: Emilie Hafner-Burton, UC San Diego, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies -- "Transparency of Investor-State Arbitration."
- 10/7: Denise Garcia, Northeastern University, Political Science -- "What Law for New Weapons Technologies."
- 10/21: Fionnuala Ni Aolain, University of Minnesota Law -- "Gendered Harms and their Interface with International Criminal Law: Norms, Challenges, and Domestication."
- 11/4: Helen Kinsella, University of Wisconsin/Madison -- "Shadowing the Everyday: The Disposition Matrix and Direct Participation in Hostilities."
- 11/18: Chantal Thomas, Cornell Law School -- "Governance Feminism in the Global Economy." (paper no longer available)
- 1/27: Sarah Kreps, Cornell University, Department of Government -- "The Marketplace of Ideas at War: Elites, International Law, and Public Support for Drone Warfare."
- 2/10: Cora True-Frost, Syracuse University, College of Law -- "The Relationship between the first Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the UN Security Council."
- 2/24: Alex Cooley, Barnard College, Political Science -- "The Emerging Politics of International Rankings and Ratings."
- 3/10: Ken Abbott, Arizona State Law, Global Studies -- "Orchestrating Global Governance." (Cancelled)
- 3/26: David Kennedy, Harvard Law -- "Global Governance and Political Economy, Chap. 1.", "Chap. 2.", "Preface."
- 4/14: Sungjoon Cho, Chicago-Kent Law -- "The Social Foundations of World Trade: Norms, Community, and Constitution."
- 9/22: Barbara Koremenos, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Michigan. "The Continent of International Law."
- 10/6: Robert M. Chesney, Charles I. Francis Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law. "The Laws of War: Origins and Evolution of the Pardigm of Legitimacy."
- 10/27: Jason Sharman, Professor and Director, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University (Australia) and Visiting Professor at Barnard College (New York City). "Deceptive Studies and Deceptive Answers: Competing Global Field and Survey Experiments on Anonymous Incorporation."
- 11/10: Krzysztof Pelc, Assistant Professor of Political Science at McGill University (Montreal). "Can International Courts Deter? Financial Markets Say Yes."
- 11/24: Jens Ohlin, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School. "The Combatant's Privilege in Asymmetric & Covert Conflicts."