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Professor Robin Geiss appointed Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs

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Professor Robin Geiss has been appointed as Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Berlin) for the academic year 2016/2017. The Institute advises political decision-makers on international politics and foreign and security policy. Its services are orientated primarily towards the German government and Bundestag, as well as relevant international organizations such… Continue reading

UN Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems in Geneva

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Last week Robin Geiss, Professor of International Law and Security at the University of Glasgow, addressed the UN Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems in Geneva (11-15 April 2016.) Autonomous weapons systems (“combat robots”) are no longer a matter of science fiction. Various states are striving to develop such systems and already today… Continue reading

The Father of All Things?‌ The Great War and the Development of International (Security) Law

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      As part of the lecture series, The Father of All Things?‌ The Great War and the Development of International (Security) Law’, the following speakers will give the following lectures: Professor Malcolm N. Shaw of Essex Court Chambers, London: ‘Lines drawn in the sand? Territorial settlements after World War 1′ on the 28th January… Continue reading