University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center professors took part in Research Forum panels at the 2022 American Society of International Law Midyear Meeting, held last weekend in Florida, at the University of Miami School of Law.
Our Center’s Director, Professor Melissa J. “MJ” Durkee (top right), who is also Associate Dean for International Programs and Allen Post Professor here at Georgia Law, presented “The Pledging World Order,” her article forthcoming in Yale Journal of International Law, at a Research Forum panel entitled “Global Trends in International Law-Making,” at which Hannah Birkenkoetter, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, and Nicolas Lamp, Queen’s University Faculty of Law in Canada, presented, with Jeffrey Dunoff, Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, as discussant.
Meanwhile, Diane Marie Amann (left, in yellow jacket), who is Regents’ Professor of International Law, Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law, and a Faculty Co-Director of our Center, served as discussant for a Research Forum panel, entitled “The Behavior of International Courts,” at which Barbara Bazánth, Alina Papanastasiou, and Piero Vásquez Agüero presented works in progress drawn from their dissertation research. All three are Ph.D. candidates, at, respectively, Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary, University of Cambridge in England, and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
The Editorial Board of the Society’s American Journal of International Law also met during the Midyear Meeting. AJIL Board member Durkee attended in person, while a 3d member of the Georgia Law faculty, AJIL Board member Harlan Grant Cohen (bottom right), who is the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law and a Faculty Co-Director of our Center, attended online.
Present at this weekend’s biennial meeting of the ASIL Executive Council were Durkee, who is a Council member, and Amann, who is an ASIL Counsellor.