International Law and Organization
Dr. Jen Mustapha, Huron College
Pols 3345E - OWL POrtal
Issues in Regional Governance
W12, W13, W14
In these first weeks back from the break, we discuss various challenges related to international law and organization within a regional context such as intra-regional cooperation and conflict and the coexistence of regional arrangements with multilateral institutions.
There are no formal lectures this term and instead, our meetings will be more of a seminar style. They are primarily based on your presentations and discussions. Your issue presentations begin the week of Jan 18th (W 13). As discussed and as outlined HERE, your presentations will be pre-recorded. Post a link to your presentation on the OWL FORUMS HERE so that all of your classmates can view it before class. Class time will be devoted to your discussions and other things like comments from me and the occasional guest speaker.
THE SCHEDULE OF STUDENT PRESENTATIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE
SLIDE DECK FOR WINTER TERM INTRO FOUND HERE
W13 PRESENTATIONS: BREXIT; East Asian Regionalism
W14 PRESENTATIONS: USMCA; African Regional Peacekeeping
The following is a list of reading pertinent to this Module. Make sure you're logged in to OWL in your browser before clicking on the reading links.
Harrington text Chapter 14
Howse, Robert. "Regulatory cooperation, regional trade agreements, and world trade law: conflict or complementarity." Law & Contemp. Probs. 78 (2015): 137.
Gantz, David A. "The Spaghetti Bowl Revisited: Coexistence of Regional Trade Agreements Such as NAFTA with the Trans-Pacific Partnership." Geo. J. Int'l L. 48 (2016): 557.
Odermatt, Jed. "Brexit and International law: disentangling legal orders." Emory International Law Review 31 (2017): 1051-1075.
NEW Jan 15/2021: Fascinating Twitter thread on COVAX and procurement of vaccines by the African Union can be found HERE. Super relevant follow-up to our jigsaw discussions.