PAST EVENTS

The CGLG (formerly CGC) hosts regular public talks with leading academics and practitioners exploring a wide array of topics relating to global governance, international law and institutions, and ethics.


2021-22

School of IR Seminar Series: The Future of European Constitutional Law After Brexit | 22 November 2021
Jörg Terhechte (Leuphana University of Lüneburg and University of Glasgow)

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Roundtable: Banning Space Weapons? | 12 October 2021
Michael Byers (University of British Columbia)
Victoria Samson (Secure World Foundation)
Sarah Thiele (University of British Columbia)

Chair: Adam Bower (St Andrews)

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Victoria Samson’s presentation slides can be accessed here.

Roundtable: Populism and Regionalism | 6 October 2021
Fredrik Söderbaum (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Kilian Spandler (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Agnese Pacciardi (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy)

Discussant: Melisa Deciancio (FLACSO, Argentina & University of Münster, Germany)
Chair: Filippo Costa Buranelli (St Andrews)

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2020-21

Gender, Pakistan and UN Peacekeeping | 9 April 2021
Marvi Memon (Former Federal Minister and chair of the Benazir Income Support Programme, Pakistan)

Discussant: Dr Roxani Krystalli (University of St Andrews)
Chair: Dr Mateja Peter (University of St Andrews)

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Book Launch: Nation to Nation: Scotland’s Place in the World | 17 March 2021
Professor Stephen Gethins (University of St Andrews)

Introduction from Professor Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of St Andrews

Discussants: Professor Juliet Kaarbo (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Nick Brooke (University of St Andrews)
Chair: Dr Ryan Beasley (University of St Andrews)

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Roundtable: Post-Brexit Realities | 3 March 2021

Professor Anand Menon (King’s College London and UK in a Changing Europe)
Catherine Stihler (CEO, Creative Commons and Senior Lay Member of Court, University of St Andrews)
Fabian Zuleeg (Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre)

Moderator: Dr Mateja Peter (University of St Andrews)

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Conversation with Tom Tugendhat MP: A Rules-Based International System | 3 February 2021
With Professor Stephen Gethins (University of St Andrews)

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Will Globalization Be Different After Coronavirus? | 14 October 2020

Dr Milan Babić (Maastricht University)
Dr Geoffrey Gertz (Brookings Institution)
Dr Folashadé Soulé-Kohndou (University of Oxford)

Moderator: Taylor St John (University of St Andrews)

VIEW THE RECORDING HERE:
CGLG Globalisation Part I
CGLG Globalisation Part II

Public Health and Pandemics: Global and Regional Experiences | 7 October 2020

Dr Luisa Enria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Dr Genevie Fernandes (University of Edinburgh)
Dr Muireann O’Dwyer (University of St Andrews)

Moderator: Dr Adam Bower (University of St Andrews)

2019-20

Roundtable: The International Criminal Court in Times of Turmoil | 13 November 2019
Simon Grabrovec (Associate Legal Officer, ICC), Anni Pues (Glasgow), and Adam Bower (St Andrews)

Challenges to International Law and the Role of Academia in these Turbulent Times | 8 November 2019
A Conversation with Professor Stephen Toope (Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge) hosted by Professor Anthony Lang (St Andrews)

2018-19

Roundtable: International Courts in a Time of Populism | 25 April 2019
Taylor St John (St Andrews),  Jeff Dunoff (Temple University), Tony Lang Jr (St Andrews)
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Laws of War: Current Challenges | 6 March 2019
Hyeran Jo (Texas A&M University)
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Roundtable: UN Peace Operations in a Changing Global Order | 27 February 2019
Cedric de Coning (NUPI/ACCORD), Catherine Jones, Norrie MacQueen, and Mateja Peter (St Andrews)
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Roundtable: China and the Twenty-First Century Global Order | 7 February 2019
Beverley Loke (Exeter), Catherine Jones (St Andrews), and Konrad Lawson (St Andrews)
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Old and New Models of Post-Conflict Justice: Experiences From International(ised) Courts | 21 November 2018
Beti Hohler (International Criminal Court)
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The New Global Politics of Climate Change in the Trump Era | 7 November 2018
Diarmuid Torney (Dublin City University)
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The Future of Global Constitutionalism: Launch of the Handbook on Global Constitutionalism | 11 October 2018
Antje Wiener (Hamburg), Anthony Lang (St. Andrews), Neil Walker (Edinburgh) and Jill Harries (St. Andrews)
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Deciding How We Are Allowed to Kill Each Other: Controlling Weapons in International Law | 26 September 2018
Richard Moyes (Article 36)
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2017-18

When States Come Out: Transnational Movements and the Diffusion of LGBT Rights in Europe | 18 April 2018
Dr Phillip Ayoub (Drexel University)
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Mobilising Under Uncertainty in Civil War | 6 February 2018
Anastasia Shesterinina (University of Sheffield)
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Islamic Statehood and the Origins of Arab Self-Determination (1916-2016) | 30 November 2017
Malik R. Dahlan (Quraysh)
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Roundtable: Biases in International Justice | 22 November 2017
Andrea Birdsall (Edinburgh), Adam Bower, Henry Lovat (Glasgow), Kurt Mills (Dundee), Mateja Peter

Transitional Justice and Reconciliation: Conceptions and Misconceptions | 27 September 2017
Paul Seils (International Centre for Transitional Justice)
Co-sponsored with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

2016-17

Brazil and International Conflict Mediation: Can This Rising Power Innovate? | 5 April 2017
Adriana Erthal Abdenur (Igarape Institute and Brazilian National Council for Technological and Scientific Development)
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Anarchism and Republicanism | 1 March 2017
Ruth Kinna (Loughborough University)
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Resisting the International Criminal Court: Analysing African Anti-impunity Antipreneurialism | 7 February 2017
Kurt Mills (University of Glasgow)
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Dangerous Trade: Humanitarian Arms Export Governance and International Reputation | 23 November 2016
Jennifer Erickson (Boston College)
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The EU and its Member States in Global Governance: Stronger Together? | 2 November 2016
Joris Larik (University of Leiden)
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Conceptualizing International Rights to Resist | 12 October 2016
Antonio Franceschet (University of Calgary)

2015-16

Justice and Reconciliation in International Relations | 18 April 2016
Catherine Lu (McGill University)
Co-sponsored with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

Contested Norms in International Encounters: The “Turbot War” as Prelude to Fairer Global Fisheries Governance | 4 April 2016
Antje Weiner (University of Hamburg)

Protest and Politicisation. Critical Theory in Times of Resistance | 8 March 2016
Christian Volk (University of Trier)