Whataboutism, Reciprocity, Double Standards: Towards a Theory of Fairness in International Organizations

Call for Papers | ESIL Annual Conference 2023 | Aix-en-Provence The ESIL Interest Group on International Organizations welcomes submissions for the interest group workshop taking place as part of the ESIL Annual Conference on Thursday 31 August 2023, 09.30-12.30, in Aix-en-Provence. A recurring word of the last year, ‘whataboutism’ is a tu quoque logical fallacy... Continue Reading →

Book launch | “The World Bank’s Lawyers: The Life of International Law as Institutional Practice” (OUP, 2022) by Dr. Dimitri van den Meerssche

On Wednesday 16 November, 18:15 (CET), the ESIL Interest Groups on History of Intentional Law and International Organisations and Völkerrechtsblog, are hosting a book launch for The World Bank's Lawyers by Dr. Dimitri van den Meerssche (Queen Mary University London). Registration for the book launch is now open. In addition to hearing from the author,... Continue Reading →

Programme | International organizations, elites, and masses: perspectives on in/exclusion

International organizations, elites, and masses: perspectives on in/exclusion Programme | ESIL Annual Conference 2022 | Utrecht  Thursday 1 September 2022 09.30-11.45 (CEST) Hybrid: In person Janskerkhof 3, Room 109 and on Zoom 09:30 - 09:40Welcome 09:40 - 09:55Wanshu Cong (University of Hong Kong) and André Dao (University of Melbourne): From anti-colonialism to neoliberalism: the communication gap and... Continue Reading →

Book Talk with Rishi Gulati

The ESIL Interest Group on International Organizations comes back with a new interview for our series of debates with authors, researchers, and practitioners about their new research and the latest developments concerning international organizations. In this interview, Negar Mansouri (IHEID) and Lorenzo Gasbarri (Bocconi) interview author Rishi Gulati (Freie Universität Berlin) about his new book... Continue Reading →

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