Public Event: Thomas Franck Lecture by Andrea Bianchi
On 4 December 2017, the Research Group hosted a Thomas Franck Lecture by Professor Andrea Bianchi, Graduate Institute Geneva, on the topic
“The Unbearable Lightness of International Law”.
Andrea Bianchi is head of the International Law Department at the Graduate Institute Geneva.
He was previously Full Professor at the Catholic University, Milan, and Associate Professor
at the University of Parma. He was also Professorial Lecturer in International Law at the
Bologna Centre of the Johns Hopkins University. His publications address topics that range
from international human rights and international economic law, to international
environmental law, state responsibility and the law of treaties. Recently he has published
works on international law and terrorism and on non-state actors. He is currently focusing on
international law theory, with a special interest on normativity and law making processes.