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China’s New World Order?

Project Syndicate

China’s New World Order? Nov 10, 2017 Ramesh Thakur Now that Chinese President Xi Jinping has solidified his position as China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, he will be able to pursue his vision of a China-led international order. But if China wants to enjoy the benefits of regional …

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Accessing Asylum in Europe

Accessing Asylum in Europe Extraterritorial Border Controls and Refugee Rights under EU Law Violeta Moreno-Lax

Accessing Asylum in Europe Author: Violeta Moreno-Lax ISBN: 9780198701002 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 07 November 2017 Price: $125.00 Europe is currently experiencing a so-called “refugee crisis”, demonstrated by millions of displaced people unseen since World War II. This book examines the interface between the EU’s response to irregular flows, in …

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Schönfeldt: The Arctic in International Law and Policy

Schönfeldt: The Arctic in International Law and Policy

Schönfeldt: The Arctic in International Law and Policy Kristina Schönfeldt (Universität Bonn – Law) has published The Arctic in International Law and Policy (Hart Publishing 2017). Here’s the abstract: The Arctic is an increasingly important region faced with major challenges caused not only by the effects of climate change, but …

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Preserving Spain

Project Syndicate

Preserving Spain Sep 30, 2017 Ana Palacio Catalonia’s proposed independence referendum on October 1 threatens to mire Spain in a constitutional crisis, and could give added momentum to the wave of ethno-nationalism and nativism sweeping Europe and North America. Spain’s next move could decide the fate of its own democratic …

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Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law John Kierulf (formerly, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark) has published Disarmament under International Law (McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Russia’s annexation of Crimea and involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has in many respects set back post-Cold War improved relations between Russia, …

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Prott: The Politics of Self-Determination

Prott: The Politics of Self-Determination

Prott: The Politics of Self-Determination Volker Prott (Univ. of Melbourne – History) has published The Politics of Self-Determination: Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917-1923 (Oxford Univ. Press 2016). Here’s the abstract: The Politics of Self-Determination examines the territorial restructuring of Europe between 1917 and 1923, when a radically …

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China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative: Can A Bilaterally-Negotiated ‘Globalization 2.0’ Internalize Human Rights, Labor, and Environmental Standards?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative: Can A Bilaterally-Negotiated ‘Globalization 2.0’ Internalize Human Rights, Labor, and Environmental Standards? Over the weekend, while the world’s largest economy was focused on internal fallout from the presidential sacking (and subsequent threatening) of the United States’ FBI Director (and amid calls for impeachment of President …

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New Issue: International Relations

New Issue: International Relations The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 31, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include: Articles Diana Panke, The institutional design of the United Nations General Assembly: an effective equalizer? Matti Jutila, New national organization of Europe: nationalism and minority rights after the end of …

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Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism

Call for Abstracts: Public Law and the New Populism The International Journal of Constitutional Law has issued a call for abstracts for a workshop on “Public Law and the New Populism,” to take place September 15, 2017, at New York University School of Law. Here’s the call: Call for abstracts: …

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The Jay Treaty – November 19, 1794

The Jay Treaty. Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, signed at London November 19, 1794, with additional article Original in English. Submitted to the Senate June 8, Resolution of advice and consent, on condition, June 24, 1795. Ratified by the United States August 14, 1795. Ratified by Great Britain October …

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Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown

Separatist unrest spreads in Ukraine; ultimatum ends with no crackdown (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists on Monday ignored an ultimatum to leave occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine while another group of rebels attacked a police headquarters as a threatened military offensive by government forces failed to materialize. Rebels in the …

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Catalonian Independence and the European Union

Catalonian Independence and the European Union This post is part of an editorial that appears in the issue of EJIL (Vol. 23/4) that is published today ‘Vive le Québec libre!’ Who can forget de Gaulle’s mischievous and irresponsible speech in July 1967 during his visit to that hapless province, a catchphrase which has …

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