Books: Reading ‘Diplomat’ magazine through Marketing Global Justice

Books: Tools for Navigating Neoliberalism

Continuing our engagement with Christine Schwöbel Patel’s Marketing Global Justice Julia Emtseva explores the role of donors in the global justice ‘sector’. Marketing Global Justice is more than a mere description of how branding strategies are...
Books: Reading ‘Diplomat’ magazine through Marketing Global Justice

Books: Neoliberalism’s Brand of Justice

We are thrilled to launch a series on contemporary critical (legal) books. Our first text in this series is Christine Schwöbel Patel’s Marketing Global Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2021). Over three posts we will explore different aspects of the book,...
Yes, International Law is Really Law

Yes, International Law is Really Law

Public international law (PIL) is neocolonial in function. By this I mean that it continues to materialize the colonial functions of disciplining and plundering the under-developed world. Yet PIL is anti-colonial in form, officially committed to global inclusion and...
A Day in the Lives of Public International Law

A Day in the Lives of Public International Law

Nicholas Rajkovic has recently introduced two concepts which, between them offer a fresh lens through which we can view our profession. Rajkovic developed these concepts, “performances of legality” and “vicarious litigation”, in his reflections on “lawfare”. But they...
ARI

ARI

Ari, Perugia, 2019 With Ari’s death, a radiant intensity has been extinguished. That should be mourned, but that it existed at all must be celebrated. In physics, intensity of radiant energy is the power transferred per unit area, where the area is measured on the...