Our first issue is now available.
‘We recognize our role and responsibility as scholars to theorize, read, and write on the very issues unfolding in Palestine and among all oppressed nations today.’
Noura Erakat & John Reynolds reflect on Palestinian efforts to engage the International Criminal Court, in the context of Israeli settler-colonialism and both its spectacular and structural violence. Conscious of the limits of international criminal law, they think about Palestinian activist legal tactics – and the charge of the crime of apartheid in particular – in relation to political strategy.
Natsu Taylor Saito in conversation with Ntina Tzouvala on the recently-published ‘Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists’.
Amaka Vanni reflects on the role of international trade and investment law in the creation of intellectual property rights that sacrifice the life and health of the poor and racialised at the altar of corporate profitability.
Sujith Xavier & Ntina Tzouvala introduce our series of reflections on ‘Teaching International Law: Between Critique and the Canon’.
Renisa Mawani & Sebastian Prange reflect on teaching an aqueous history of international law.
Srinivas Burra reflects on teaching critical international law in a Third World classroom.
Mark Fathi Massoud reflects on an interdisciplinary approach to teaching international law: expose students to diverse theories in the field, encourage them to persuade, and create space for them to engage.
Ata R. Hindi reflects on teaching international law in Palestine, to Palestinians.
Jing Min Tan reflects on the invisible labour of students that are challenging and decolonising an institution where canons are defined.