International Law

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
Joan Roelofs

This presentation touches on the following themes:

  •     How is international law created and how is it enforced?
  •     Human rights in international law
  •     War: International “humanitarian” law, use of force, and other intervention
  •     Trade and investment

Joan Roelofs is Professor Emerita of political science, Keene State College. She is the author of two books: Greening Cities: Building Just and Sustainable Communities (Rowman and Littlefield, 1996) and Foundations and Public Policy: The Mask of Pluralism (SUNY Press, 2003). She is the translator of the first English edition of Victor Considerant’s Principles of Socialism: Manifesto of 19th Century Democracy (Maisonneuve Press, 2006) and co-translator of Charles Fourier’s “World War of Small Pastries” (Autonomedia, 2015. She studied international law with Philip Jessup at the Columbia Law School. He later became a judge at the International Court of Justice.

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