For more than a decade, the International Law Colloquium Series has brought leading scholars to the School of Law, where they have presented works in progress and invited discussion and comments from students as well as faculty discussants. Past presenters have come from throughout the United States and as far as Galway, Geneva, London, Montreal, Rome and Toronto to explore an array of legal topics: foreign direct investment, refugees, international arbitration, discrimination, climate change, crimes against humanity, international tribunals, state sovereignty, human rights, treaty interpretation, democracy-building, counterterrorism and the laws of war, and global governance.

International Law Colloquium doubles as a three-credit course consisting of presentations of substantial works-in-progress on a variety of international law topics by prominent scholars from other law schools, facilitated by a member of the UGA faculty and supported by the Dean Rusk International Law Center. As has been the case since the series began in 2006, students will read and write reaction papers on the scholars’ manuscripts, and then discuss the papers with the authors in class. Other School of Law and university faculty are invited to attend and join in these dialogues.

The colloquium meets select Fridays during the spring semester. This program is made possible through the Kirbo Trust Endowed Faculty Enhancement Fund and the Talmadge Law Faculty Fund.

Archived here are speakers and presentation titles. For current presenters visit the UGA School of Law International Colloquium webpage.

Browse the contents of International Law Colloquia:

Spring 2020
Spring 2017
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Spring 2012
Spring 2011
Spring 2010
Spring 2009
Spring 2008
Spring 2007
Spring 2006