030582 KU Foundations of International Law (2019W)
- Registration is open from Mo 02.09.2019 00:01 to Fr 20.09.2019 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Fr 18.10.2019 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Presence on 14 October 2019 mandatory to participate in this course (including for students on the waiting list).
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
To stimulate discussion, participants will write two response papers related to two seminars of their choice over the course of the semester. A response paper can consist of any or all of critique, summary, elaboration, expressions of disagreement or puzzlement, suggestions for further inquiry, and so on – as long as it is directed to the readings for the seminar concerned.Response papers should be 1000-1200 words long and need to be uploaded via Moodle 48 hours prior to the relevant seminar. They need to include the participant’s name, email address and word count.• Final exam: 50%
A closed book exam (90 minutes) is worth 50 percent of the course mark.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Crawford, The Creation of States in International Law (Oxford university Press, 2nd ed, 2006),
Fitzmaurice, ‘The Practical Working of the Law of Treaties’, in Evans (ed.), International Law (Oxford University Press, 5th ed, 2018), Chapter 6Hollis (ed.), The Oxford Guide to Treaties (Oxford University Press, 2012)
Kohen & Hébié, ‘Territorial conflicts and their international legal framework’, in Kohen and Hébié (eds) Research Handbook on Territorial Disputes in International Law (Edgar Elgar, 2018)
Ranganathan, ‘Global Commons’ 27 European Journal of International Law 693-717
Pahuja, ‘Conserving the world’s resources?’ in Crawford and Koskenniemi (eds), The Cambridge Companion to International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2012), 398-420, pp. 409-418A detailed syllabus with readings will be available on Moodle.