The Writing on the Wall: Rethinking the International Law of Occupation

Thu, 01 Jun 2017, 12:00 AM - Thu, 01 Jun 2017, 11:59 PM
SPEAKERS: MATTHEW CRAVEN; HAGAR KOTEF; AND NIMER SULTANY DATE: 1 June 2017TIME: 4:00 PM FINISHES: 1 June 2017TIME: 6:00 PM VENUE: Russell Square: College Buildings ROOM: Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT) TYPE OF EVENT: Book Launch_WITH AEYAL GROSS (TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY, SOAS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON) _ __CHAIR: CATRIONA DREW  As Israel's control of the Occupied Palestinian Territory nears its fiftieth anniversary, The WRITING on the Wall offers a critical perspective on the INTERNATIONAL LAW OF OCCUPATION. Advocating a normative and functional approach to OCCUPATION, it analyzes the application of humanitarian and human rights law, pointing to the risk of using the law of OCCUPATION IN ITS CURRENT VERSION TO LEGITIMIZE NEW VARIATIONS OF CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM.ALL WELCOME! 

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