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Event
07-03-23
Sebastiaan Van Severen
Lecture by Frank Hoffmeister

On 7 March 2023, Professor Frank Hoffmeister will give a public lecture (from 10.00 to 11.30) as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV).  The title of the lecture is 'The significance of international law for EU trade and foreign policy'. Professor Hoffmeister will also take part in a closed seminar (from 12.00 to 13.30) with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Prof. Dr. Frank Hoffmeister is a Director for General Affairs and the Chief Legal Officer at European External Action Services (EEAS) and Professor of International Economic Law in the LLM in International and European Law programme of the Brussels School of Governance. He holds a PhD from the University of Heidelberg and worked as an Academic Assistant at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. Since 2001, he has served as Member of the Legal Service and Deputy Head of Cabinet of the EU Trade Commissioner.

Event
13-03-23
Sebastiaan Van Severen
Lecture by Michael Schmitt

On 13 March 2023, Professor Michael Schmitt will give a public lecture (from 11.00 to 12.30) as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV). The title of the lecture is 'International law and the cyber world'. Professor Schmitt will also take part in a closed seminar (from 12.00 to 13.30) with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Michael Schmitt is professor emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. Formerly the chair of the Stockton Center for International Law, he is now the executive editor of its journal, International Law Studies. He holds the chair of international law at the University of Reading and is G. Norman Lieber distinguished scholar at the U.S. Military Academy, Strauss Center distinguished scholar at the University of Texas, senior fellow at the NATO Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and general editor of the Lieber Studies series (Oxford).

 

 

 

Event
30-03-23
Sebastiaan Van Severen
Lecture by Eric De Brabandere

On 30 March 2023, Professor Eric De Brabandere will give a public lecture as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV).  The title of the lecture is 'The protection of foreign investment in times of conflict'. Professor De Brabandere will also take part in a closed seminar with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Eric De Brabandere is an international lawyer, with special expertise in international investment law and arbitration, and international dispute settlement. He holds a Cand. Jur. and Lic. Jur. degree from Ghent University, an LL.M. (DEA) in International Law from the University of Geneva, and a PhD from Ghent University. He holds the chair of international dispute settlement at Leiden University, where he also serves as Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies.

 

Event
25-04-23
Sebastiaan Van Severen
Lecture by Joost Pauwelyn

On 25 April 2023, Professor Joost Pauwelyn will give a public lecture (from 10.00 to 11.30) as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV). The title of the lecture is 'Settling International Trade Disputes: What Went Wrong, What To Expect Now?' Professor Pauwelyn will also take part in a closed seminar (from 12.00 to 13.30) with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and Co-Director of the Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI). He is also the Murase Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center (since 2014).  Previously he was Professor of Law at Duke University (2002-2007). He has also taught at Neuchâtel, Columbia, NYU, Stanford and Harvard law schools and worked as legal adviser for the WTO Secretariat (1996-2002).

 

 

 

News
27-04-23
Lecture by Hilary Charlesworth

On 27 April 2023, Judge Hilary Charlesworth will give a public lecture as part of the 2022-23 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University (Volume IV). Judge Charlesworth will also take part in a closed seminar with (post-)doctoral researchers.

Hilary Charlesworth is a Judge of the International Court of Justice since 5 November 2021, and is Harrison Moore Professor of Law and Melbourne Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, and Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University. Her research includes the structure of the international legal system, peacebuilding, human rights law and international humanitarian law, international legal theory, particularly feminist approaches to international law, and the art of international law. Judge Charlesworth received the American Society of International Law’s award for creative legal scholarship for her book, co-authored with Christine Chinkin, The Boundaries of International Law.

 

 

 

Event
20-11-23
Tom Ruys
4th International Order & Justice Lecture Series