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The Course aims to build knowledge for the students concerning the legal mechanisms of war and peace. Students will be asked to give a 20 to 25 minutes presentation on a topic from the following fields:
International Security Law
International Humanitarian Law
International Dispute Settlement
The International Law of Disarmament and Arms Control
The presentation will be discussed afterwards with all participants in the course.
A list of available topics will be provided via Moodle early on in the semester. The topics are covering a wide range of subjects ranging from tradtional concepts of international law to the legal evaluation of current events.
Details concerning the distribution of topics will also be made available via Moodle.
Readings are not compulsary. However, students might benefit from taking a look in the follwoing books in order to prepare for the course:
Christine Gray, International Law and the Use of Force, 4th Ed., OUP 2018,
Emily Crawford/Alison Pert, International Humanitarian Law, 2nd Ed., CUP 2020,
Malcom N. Shaw, International Law, 9th Ed., CUP 2021.
Active participation and presentation
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