CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

 

A

Amanda Alexander (Australian Catholic University), 'Ronald Dworkin and Humanitarianism in International Law'

B

Luís Bogliolo (Melbourne Law School), 'Bombing and Legitimate Targets: A Brief History of the Idea of Military Objectives in International Law'

Leila Brännström (Lund University), 'The Tragedy of Humanitarian Feminism' (with Markus Gunneflo)

Michelle Burgis-Kasthala (University of Edinburgh/Australian National University), 'Pre-emptive Justice? Reading ICL’s Humanitarian Impulse and Counter-terrorist Technologies in Victim Testimonies'

C

Cheah Wui Ling (National University of Singapore), 'The 1949 Geneva Conventions and 1977 Protocols: Ideas of War-Making and National Liberation Movements'

Jihane Chedouki (ICRC Iraq), 'A Critical Approach to Comparing International Humanitarian Law with the Islamic Law'

Chen Yifeng (Peking University), 'Humanitarianism and International Organizations: International Labour Organization as Avant-Garde of Global Governance'

Madelaine Chiam (La Trobe University), 'Humanitarianism and International Law in Australia and New Zealand' (with Anna Hood)

D

Daria Davitti (University of Nottingham), 'Refugees, the EU and Humanitarian Actors in the Mediterranean: Reflections on Humanitarianism'

Treasa Dunworth (University of Auckland), 'A Critique of "Humanitarian Disarmament"'

G

Christopher Gevers (University of KwaZulu-Natal), 'Biafra, Narratives of Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Law'

Aeyal Gross (Tel Aviv University), 'Humanitarianism in Occupation: Inside/Out of International Humanitarian Law'

Markus Gunneflo (Lund University), 'The Tragedy of Humanitarian Feminism' (with Leila Brännström)

J

Emily Jones (University of Essex), 'Humanitarian Law’s Posthuman Limits: An Analysis of the Discourse on Contemporary and Future Military Technologies'

Daniel Joyce (University of New South Wales), 'Platform Humanitarianism and International Law: The Promise of Common Humanity and the Realities of Communicative Capitalism'

H

Georgia Hinds (ICRC), 'The Impact of Counter-Terrorism Legislation on Respect for International Humanitarian Law and the Humanitarian Principles' (with Fauve Kurnadi)

Anna Hood (University of Auckland),  'Humanitarianism and International Law in Australia and New Zealand' (with Madelaine Chiam)

K

Victor Kattan (National University of Singapore), 'There is Nothing Humanitarian about Giving "Terrorists" Rights: Revisiting the Neoconservative Critique of the Development of International Humanitarian Law During Decolonisation'

Matt Killingsworth (University of Tasmania), '‘Explaining the Uneven Development of Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello Laws of War'

Helen Kinsella (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 'General Orders 100 and the Native American Wars'

Martti Koskenniemi (University of Helsinki), 'Humanity and Property' 

Dino Kritsiotis (University of Nottingham), 'A Humanity of the Atomic'

Fauve Kurnadi (Australian Red Cross), 'The Impact of Counter-Terrorism Legislation on Respect for International Humanitarian Law and the Humanitarian Principles' (with Georgia Hinds)

L

Rain Liivoja (University of Queensland), 'Contradictory Appeals to Humanity in the Development of Arms Control Law'

Marnie Lloydd (Melbourne Law School), '"Far from Hot Baths": Transnational Volunteer Fighters and Local Rights of Resistance'

Karin Loevy (New York University), 'A Home for the Homeless Jew in Colonial Territories: Humanitarianism, Eastern European Immigration and the Zionist Movement Circa 1900'

M

Frédéric Mégret (McGill University), 'International Humanitarian Law and the Structure of Masculine Power'

Sebastián Machado Ramírez (Melbourne Law School), 'Risky Rhetoric: How Not to Talk about Humanitarianism' (with Fabia Veçoso)

Naz Modirzadeh (Harvard Law School), 'Cut These Words: Passion and International Legal Scholarship on Armed Conflict'

N

Gregor Noll (Lund University), 'Algorithmic Warfare'

O

Jacinta O'Hagan (University of Queensland), 'Is There an International Humanitarian Order?'

Anne Orford (Melbourne Law School), 'International Law After Humanitarianism'

P

Rose Sydney Parfitt (Melbourne Law School/Kent Law School), 'Fascism and Humanitarianism'

R

Vera Rusinova (Higher School of Economics), 'Algorithmization of Humanity?'

S

Anna Saunders (Melbourne Law School), 'Humanity in Transition: The Charter of the United Nations and the Pacification of Enemy States'

Juan Pablo Scarfi (National University of San Martín), 'The Humanitarian and Cold War Origins of Human Rights in the Americas: The IAHRS, the OAS, the US and the International Legal Reactions to the Cuban Revolution'

Britta Sjöstedt (Lund University), 'The Expanding Tasks of Humanitarian Organisations'

Glenda Sluga (University of Sydney), '"Philanthropists and Speculators Alike": Adding Economics to the History of Humanitarianism'

T

Ntina Tzouvala (Melbourne Law School), 'The 2011 Libya Intervention and International Law, or On the Legality of Facts'

V

Boyd van Dijk (King's College London), 'The Colonial Origins of the 1949 Geneva Conventions'

Maria Varaki (University of Helsinki), 'International Law after Humanity? Or Why We Should Not Abandon Humanity'

Fabia Veçoso (University of Melbourne), 'Risky Rhetoric: How Not to Talk about Humanitarianism' (with Sebastián Machado Ramírez)

W

Jessica Whyte (University of Western Sydney), '"[I]n Conformity with the Work of Henry Dunant": International Law, Decolonization and the Construction of a Humanitarian Tradition'

Y

Ka Lok Yip (Graduate Institute Geneva), 'The Night in Which All Cows are Black: Theorising the "Human" in International Law'