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.


2019-20

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

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

2018-19

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

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

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

2016-17

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

2015-16

Justice and Reconciliation in International Relations
Catherine Lu (McGill University)
18 April – Arts Lecture Theatre
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
Antje Weiner (University of Hamburg)
4 April – Arts Lecture Theatre

Protest and Politicisation. Critical Theory in Times of Resistance
Christian Volk (University of Trier)
8 March – Arts Building, Seminar Room 2