Friday, 26 January 2018
1:30 – 3 pm
Decolonisation, Reparations, Cosmopolitism: Towards a Third World International Law
Following in the tradition of Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL) Antony Anghie argues that classical approaches to international law have obscured the relationship between international law and its engagement with colonialism. He then sketches what it might mean to decolonize international law, and the possible implications of such a project for debates about reparations and cosmopolitanism.
Antony Anghie (Professor of Law, National University of Singapore and University of Utah, USA / Australia)