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Research Seminar | The Survival of the Secret Treaty: Publicity, Secrecy and Legality in the International Order

Monday June 13, 2022, from 13:30 to 15:00
Online & Face-to-face.* Room 24.104 (First Floor). Mercè Rodoreda Building 24. UPF Ciutadella
Research seminar

Megan Donaldson (University College London). ChairJeffrey Michaels (IBEI)

More information will be available soon.

Megan Donaldson works in public international law, its theory and history. Her historical work has examined the development of the international legal order over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, particularly foundational areas like the law of statehood, treaties and diplomatic relations. She is interested in methodological dimensions of the interaction between law and history: how each approaches texts and material evidence; how different scales (national, imperial, global) and strands (intellectual, social, cultural) of historical scholarship might engage differently with law; and the possibilities for more fruitful collaboration between these fields in future. Work on contemporary international law has explored the workings of international institutions, with a particular focus on transparency; public law and constitutional values; and the use of languages of public law in global governance.

*This activity has limited capacity. Registration is required to have a guaranteed seat and be able to attend the face-to-face modality. Virtual attendees will receive the access link by email.


Check the complete list of this year's research seminars