Website of the Group
Coordinating Committee: Markus P. Beham, Frederik Dhondt, Jaanika Erne, Jan Lemnitzer, John R Morss



Future events:

  • Pre-conference workshop at the 2020 ESIL Research Forum on ‘Solidarity: The Quest for Founding Utopias of International Law’, Catania, 15-16 April 2021.
    Call for Papers. Programme. 

Past events:

  • Pre-conference workshop: ‘New Histories of Sovereigns and Sovereignties’, 15th Annual Conference, Athens, 12-14 April 2019. Call for Papers. Programme.
  • Workshop: ‘The rule of law and international law in historical perspective’, ESIL Research Forum, Göttingen3 April 2019. Programme.


In order to be listed as a member of this IG, you need to ensure:

  • You have paid your ESIL membership fee for this year (if not, renew your membership)
  • You have created an online ESIL membership account
  • You have ticked the box next to this IG in the list of groups in your membership account

If you have any doubts about your ESIL membership or your Interest Group membership, please contact the ESIL Secretariat.

Election Schedule:

  • Markus P. Beham and John R. Morss were elected for a 4-year term in October 2019.
  • Frederik Dhondt, Jan Lemnitzer and Jaanika Erne were elected for a 2-year term in October 2019.
  • The next elections will be held in October 2021.