Southampton Law School


Map of the Ukraine

Ukraine, Crimea, Russia and International Law's (In)Capacity

18:00, 1 May 2014

The language of international law has dominated news coverage and commentary on recent events in Crimea. Most international lawyers have condemned Russia’s ‘unlawful’ use of force and its ‘illegal annexation’ of Crimea.

Towards a republic of health? Freedom and solidarity in public health and health policy

13 - 14 May 2014

The Centre for Health, Ethics and Law (HEAL), University of Southampton and the Institute of Health and Social Policy (IHSP), McGill University are hosting a workshop to examine the role of Republican political theory in mainstream practical and theoretical debates concerning good (public) health policy, practices, and interventions.

Conference: International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism

17 - 19 April 2015

This conference will be the first of its kind and constitutes a ground-breaking historical event on the road towards justice and enduring peace in historic Palestine. It is unique because it concerns the legitimacy in International Law of the Jewish state of Israel. Rather than focusing on Israeli actions in the 1967 Occupied Territories, the conference will focus on exploring themes of Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism; all of which are posed by Israel’s very nature.