Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study; Associate Professor of History, University of Tartu
February 15, 2017
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
This talk will examine the origins of the Eurocentric concept of international law. It is well known that by the nineteenth century, international law had come to be identified with European customary and conventional law. I will trace the origins of this idea to the debates within different schools of natural law in the early modern period and the crucial role played by Hugo Grotius (1583-1645).