How is international law changing for human rights and for war? Moving from protecting state security to increasingly protecting individual security. The shifts are influenced by the human rights frame and reshaping what she calls “humanity’s law.” [dur: 15mins. ]
- RutiTeitel is Professor of Comparative Law at the New York Law School and Visiting Professor at London School of Economics. She is the author of numerous publications including Humanity’s Law and Globalizing Transitional Justice.
While the worlds deals with an ongoing and escalating refugee crisis, the USA is shutting its door on seven countries. Already states and local governments are seeking ways to challenge the new administration’s orders. We’ll explore the historic, global and legal context with our experts. [ dur: 43mins. ]
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- Kevin Johnson is Dean of the School of Law and Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies at University of California at Davis. He has co-authored., Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Borders and Immigration Laws, and authored Immigration Law and the US-Mexico Border.
- David Kyle is Professor of Sociology at University of California at Davis. His publications include, Global Human Smuggling: Comparative Perspectives, and Transnational Peasants: Migrations, Networks and Ethnicity in Andean Ecuador.
- Phil Orchard is a Senior Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies and International Relations and the Research Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Responsibility to Protect at the University of Queensland in Australia. He is the author of A Right to Flee: Refugees, States, and the Construction of International Cooperation and the forthcoming book Protecting the Internally Displaced: Rhetoric and Reality.
- Brad Blitz is Professor of International Politics at Middlesex University in London and Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. He is the author of European Union: Displaced, Undocumented and Unwanted, Statelessness and Citizenship: A Comparative Study on the Benefits of Nationality, and Migration and Freedom: Mobility, Citizenship, Exclusion.
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This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.