Saturday, March 11, 2017

Koskenniemi, Rech, & Jiménez Fonseca: International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations

Martti Koskenniemi (Univ. of Helsinki - Law), Walter Rech (Univ. of Helsinki - Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights), & Manuel Jiménez Fonseca (Univ. of Helsinki - Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights) have published International Law and Empire: Historical Explorations (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Contents include:
  • Martti Koskenniemi, Introduction
  • Arthur Weststeijn, Provincializing Grotius: International Law and Empire in a Seventeenth-Century Malay Mirror,
  • Stefan Kroll, Indirect Hegemonies in International Legal Relations: The Debate of Religious Tolerance in Early Republican China
  • Walter Rech, International Law, Empire, and the Relative Indeterminacy of Narrative
  • Peter Schroder, The Concepts of Universal Monarchy and Balance of Power in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century-a Case Study
  • Randall Lesaffer, Between Faith and Empire: The Justification of the Spanish Intervention in the French Wars of Religion in the 1590s
  • Manuel Jiménez Fonseca, Jus gentium and the Transformation of Latin American Nature: One More Reading of Vitoria?
  • José-Manuel Barreto, Cerberus: The State, the Empire, and the Company as Subjects of International Law in Grotius and the Peace of Westphalia
  • Julie Saada, Revolution, Empire, and Utopia: Tocqueville and the Intellectual Background of International Law
  • Christian Windler, Towards the Empire of a 'Civilizing Nation': The French Revolution and its Impact on Relations with the Ottoman Regencies in the Maghreb
  • PG McHugh, A Comporting Sovereign, Tribes, and the Ordering of Imperial Authority in Colonial Upper Canada of the 1830s
  • Luigi Nuzzo, Territory, Sovereignty, and the Construction of the Colonial Space
  • Umut Özsu, An Anti-Imperialist Universalism? Jus Cogens and the Politics of International Law
  • Hatsue Shinohara, Drift towards an Empire? The Trajectory of American Reformers in the Cold War
  • Benjamin Straumann, Imperium sine fine: Carneades, the Splendid Vice of Glory, and the Justice of Empire
  • Andrew Fitzmaurice, Scepticism of the Civilizing Mission in International Law