IILJ Colloquium 2011

Use of Force both Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello in the Light of the Changing Battlefield of Contemporary Wars & Issues of Terrorism

Convened by Professor J.H.H. Weiler


Public sessions:

Wednesday, February 9
Yitzhak Benbaji, Bar-Ilan University, “The Moral Power of Soldiers to Undertake the Duty of Obedience”

Wednesday, February 16
Michael Walzer, Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton / Tikvah and Straus Fellow at NYU School of Law, “Can the Good Guys Win?”

Wednesday, March 2
Doreen Lustig, NYU School of Law, “Doing Business, Fighting a War: Non-State Actors and the Non State: the Industrialist Cases at Nuremberg”

Wednesday, March 9
Gabriella Blum, Harvard Law School / Tikvah Fellow at NYU School of Law,
“States’ Crime and Punishment”

Wednesday, March 23
Matthew C. Waxman, Columbia Law School, “Regulating Resort to Force: Form and Substance of the UN Charter Regime”

Wednesday, March 30
Paul Kahn, Yale Law School, “Imagining Warfare, or I know It When I See It”

Wednesday, April 6
David Kretzmer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, “The Inherent Right to Self-Defense and Proportionality in Ius ad Bellum”

Wednesday, April 13
Andreas Zimmermann, University of Potsdam, and Philip Alston, NYU School of Law, “Abiding by and Enforcing International Humanitarian Law in Asymmetric Warfare: the Case of ‘Operation Cast Lead'”