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Peace Through Law : The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI

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Peace Through Law : The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI

Du mercredi 6 décembre 2017 au vendredi 8 décembre 2017

Programme

 

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

 

18h00 : Welcome address
Dr Heinrich Kreft, Ambassador of Germany in Luxembourg
Mr Bruno Perdu, Ambassador of France in Luxembourg

18h20 : Opening lecture
Prof. Nathaniel Berman, Brown University

20h00 : Dinner cocktail

 

Thursday, 7 December 2017

 

09h00 : Welcome address
Prof. Hélène Ruiz-Fabri and Prof. Burkhard Hess, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

 

09h15 : Panel I - The League of Nations: A world organisation for the prevention of conflicts

Chair : Prof. Johan Van der Walt, University of Luxembourg

 

The league as an universal organisation
Dr Thomas D. Grant, University of Cambridge

Preventing a Repetition of the Great War : Responding to International Terrorism in the 1930s
Prof. Michael Callahan, Kettering University

 

11h00 : Panel II - The political termination of the war

Chair : Prof. Johan Van der Walt, University of Luxembourg

 

The mandate system of the League of Nations
Prof. Mamadou Hébié, Leiden University

Versailles as a landmark in trusteeship and internationalization
Dr Ralph Wilde, University College London

 

Lunch break

 

14h00 : Panel III - Building a larger economic framework

Chair : Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, University of Geneva

 

The League of Nations and the making of international trade law
Prof. Patricia Clavin, University of Oxford

Managing the ‘workers’ threat : preventing revolution through ttripartite negotiation (ILO)
Dr Guy Sinclair, Victoria University of Wellington

The role of private international law : Unidroit, Geneva Conventions on Arbitration
Judge and Prof. Herbert Kronke, Heidelberg University; Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

 

16h15 : Panel IV - The economic consequences of the war

Chair : Judge and Prof. Hans Van Houtte, University of Leuven-KUL; Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

 

Reparations, Art. 231 VT*
Prof. Jean-Louis Halpérin, Ecole Normale Supérieure

Private rights in wartime and in the context of reparations
Prof. Didier Boden, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

The conversion of reparations into sovereign debts (1920 – 1953)
Prof. Pierre d’Argent, Catholic University of Louvain – UCL

18h00 : End

 

Friday, 8 December 2017

 

09h00 : Panel V - Settlement of conflicts through international courts (1st part)

Chair : Judge and Prof. Bruno Simma, University of Michigan ; Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

 

The Permanent Court of Justice
Prof. Christian J. Tams, University of Glasgow

Mixed Arbitral Tribunals in the peace treaties
Prof. Burkhard Hess and Prof. Marta Requejo Isidro, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

International criminal justice
Dr Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne

 

11h15 : Panel V - Settlement of conflicts through international courts (2nd part)

International administrative adjudication
Prof. Carsten Stahn, Leiden University

The special case of the Arbitral Tribunal of Upper Silesia
Dr Michel Erpelding, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

 

 Lunch break

 

14h00 : Round table - The dispute settlement system from a contemporary perspective

Chair : Prof. Hélène Ruiz Fabri, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

Participants :

Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, University of Geneva
Prof. Photini Pazartzis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Judge and Prof. Bruno Simma, University of Michigan; Iran-United States Claims Tribunal
Judge and Prof. Hans Van Houtte, University of Leuven-KUL; Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

16h30 : Concluding remarks
Prof. Burkhard Hess, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

 

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The participation is free of charge


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