|Home » News » Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Professor Martti Koskenniemi
KFG welcomes new fellow: Prof. Dr. Roman Yedeliev
The Research Group welcomes Prof. Dr. Roman Yedeliev as new fellow.
KFG welcomes new fellows: Prof. Dr. Mutaz Qafisheh, Prof. Dr. Ingrid Wuerth, Dr. Anam Soomro, and Dr. Liliya Khasanova
The Research Group welcomes Prof. Dr. Mutaz Qafisheh, Prof. Dr. Ingrid Wuerth, Dr. Anam Soomro, and Dr. Liliya Khasanova
as new fellows.
Job Advertisement: Student Assistant
The KFG "The International Rule of Law - Rise or Decline?" invites applications for a student assistant. The closing date for applications is 13 June 2022.
Information on the
Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Professor Martti Koskenniemi
The Berlin Potsdam Research Group â€śThe International Rule of Law â€“ Rise or Decline?â€ť hosted a Thomas Franck Lecture by Professor Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki, on
"International Lawyers and the Backlash against Global Rule".
Martti Koskenniemi is Academy Professor and Director of the Erik CastrĂ©n Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki, a Professorial Fellow at Melbourne Law School, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has held visiting professorships at New York University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Utrecht, Columbia University, the University of SĂŁo Paulo,
the University of Toronto, and the Universities of Paris I, II, X, and XVI. He was a member of the Finnish diplomatic service from 1978 to 1994 and of the International Law Commission (UN) from 2002 to 2006. His main publications include From Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument (1989), The Gentle Civilizer of Nations: The Rise
and Fall of International Law 1870-1960 (2001), and The Politics of International Law (2011).
This event was co-hosted with the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program Human Rights under Pressure.