Saturday, January 2, 2016

New Volume: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Vol. 17, 2014) is out. This is a special volume on "1914–2014: WWI Centenary - 100 Years of Warfare Evolution." Contents include:
  • The Evolution of Warfare
    • Peter Maurer, The Evolution in the Legal Protection of Victims of Armed Conflict
    • Ahmet Üzümcü, One Hundred Years of Chemical Warfare and Disarmament: Then and Now
    • Wim Klinkert, Warfare 1914–2014: The Most Violent Century in Human History
  • The Law of Weaponry 1914–2014
    • Thilo Marauhn, The Prohibition to Use Chemical Weapons
    • Jonathan Herbach, The Evolution of Legal Approaches to Controlling Nuclear and Radiological Weapons and Combating the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism
  • The Methods of Warfare 1914–2014
    • Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, The Development of the Law of Naval Warfare from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Century—Some Select Issues
    • Emily Crawford, From Inter-state and Symmetric to Intra-state and Asymmetric: Changing Methods of Warfare and the Law of Armed Conflict in the 100 Years Since World War One
  • Challenges to Humanitarian Assistance and Protection
    • Keiichiro Okimoto, Humanitarian Activities Carried Out Across Borders in Times of Armed Conflict in the Light of State Sovereignty and International Humanitarian Law
    • Emilie E. Kuijt, Legal Challenges in the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance: The Case of Non-international Armed Conflicts
  • Other Fields of Law
    • Yaël Ronen, A Century of the Law of Occupation
    • Kevin Chamberlain, Casualties of Armed Conflict: Protecting Cultural Property
  • Other Articles
    • Fréderique van Oijen & Jessica Dorsey, Year in Review 2014
    • Kenneth Watkin, Military Advantage: A Matter of “Value”, Strategy, and Tactics