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Investment Law as a Motor of General International Law? – School of Law to co-host high-profile investment law debates

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Next week, the School of Law will co-host the 2016 edition of the Investment Law Workshops in Frankfurt (11-12 March). For years, the annual workshops have addressed foundational questions of international investment law – thus seeking to carve out space for in-depth academic reflection in a discipline dominated by case law and political controversy (TTIP… Continue reading

International Law MOOCs – of Pirates and Peacemakers

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Prof. Christian Tams

While academics and students are preparing for the new session, a particular law course has just come to an end: the Law School’s first massive open online course (MOOC) entitled Right versus Might in International Relations, led by my colleagues Robin Geiss, Antonios Tzanakopoulos and myself. Over the course of six weeks, this course assessed… Continue reading

University of Glasgow teams up with BBC to launch World War One MOOC

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red poppy in field, France

The University of Glasgow is one of four UK Universities that will partner BBC in delivering a series of massive open online courses (MOOCs) on World War One, all of which will be available, for free, on the social learning platform, Future Learn. The pilot project, announced yesterday, is part of the BBC’s WW1 season… Continue reading

Collaboration with Leuphana University Lüneburg launched

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The School of Law is delighted to announce a new and innovative masters programme offered in collaboration with Leuphana University, Lüneburg (Germany). From September 2014 onwards, students will have the opportunity to pursue a 2-year masters programme in international economic law, with one year spent at each institution.  The masters programme offers a specialized education putting… Continue reading