Organised jointly by Glasgow Legal Theory and the Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security, the symposium celebrates the new publication, ‘Kant and the Law of War’, by Prof Arthur Ripstein (University of Toronto Faculty of Law).

The event will take place in the Melville Room (Main Building, University of Glasgow).


The programme is as follows:

Panel 1 (10:30-12:30) : Normative Foundations: Equal Freedom Beyond the State 

Arthur Ripstein, Alain Zysset, Tria Gkouvas, George Pavlakos

Roundtable Discussion

Panel (13:30-15:30): Intellectual Foundations of Kant’s Law of War

Annabel Brett, Philipp Hirsch

Roundtable Discussion

Panel 3 (15:45 – 17:45): Kant’s Law of War and the Legal Framework Regulating Recourse to Force

Claus Kress, Charlie Peevers, Akbar Rasulov, Christian Tams

Roundtable Discussion

Closing Remarks

Christian Tams, George Pavlakos


Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Please sign up at your earliest convenience via the following link:

Please see the Event Flyer here.


Image: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston [Public domain]