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PhD Researcher Marina Fortuna presents at the RUG Research Sandwich
Published on:08 November 2019

On 7 November 2019 PhD researcher Marina Fortuna gave a presentation titled 'Interpretation of Customary International Law - Spotting the Elephant in the Room', at the Broodje Onderzoek/Research Sandwich event of the Groningen Faculty of Law.

GroJIL Blog Post on TRICI-Law
Published on:22 October 2019

On October 21, 2019 the Blog of the Groningen Journal of International Law published a post written by Principal Investigator of the TRICI-Law project, Panos Merkouris, which presents a description of the TRICI-Law project and introduces the project team.

Prof. Panos Merkouris at GLOBTAXGOV Seminar
Published on:17 October 2019

On 16 October 2019, Prof. Panos Merkouris participated in the International Tax Governance and the Digitalization of the Economy in a Broader Perspective Kick-Off Seminar.

Prof. Panos Merkouris at the International Law Weekend
Published on:13 October 2019

On 12 October 2019 Prof. Panos Merkouris gave a presentation on Customary International Law Interpretation as a Stabilizing Force during the International Law Weekend at Fordham Law .

Prof. Panos Merkouris presents at Colloquium on Actors in International Investment Law
Published on:28 September 2019

Principal Investigator of the TRICI-Law Project, Prof. Panos Merkouris, gave a presentation on customary international law interpretation at Colloquium on Actors in International Investment Law, which took place between 26-27 September at Panthéon-Assas University Paris II.

M. Fortuna & N. Mileva Publish a Chapter on Environmental Protection as an Object and Tool for Evolutionary Interpretation
Published on:01 September 2019

PhD researchers Marina Fortuna and Nina Mileva contribute with a chapter on 'Environmental Protection as an Object of and Tool for Evolutionary Interpretation' in the recently published volume 'Evolutionary Interpretation and International Law'.

PhD Researchers Marina Fortuna and Nina Mileva contribute to the Opinio Juris Emerging Voices Symposium
Published on:24 August 2019

On 23 August 2019, PhD researchers Nina Mileva and Marina Fortuna contributed to the Emerging Voices Symposium of the renowned public international law blog Opinio Juris with the post ‘The Case for CIL Interpretation’.

Prof. Panos Merkouris presents at the 2019 IVR Congress
Published on:13 July 2019

On 12 July 2019, Prof. Panos Merkouris was one of the speakers at the 2019 World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy Say.

Successful Law Career Day from Nexus Student Association & Department of Transboundary Legal Studies
Published on:29 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May, the Transboundary Legal Studies Department, together with the Nexus Student Association, organized a successful career day for students featuring speakers ranging from the International Criminal Court to the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. Additional support was provided by Prof. Panos Merkouris, Principle Investigator of the TRICI-Law project, and the Faculty of Law’s International Office.

TRICI-Law Researcher Presents at 2019 ESIL Conference
Published on:14 May 2019

On 4 April 2019 Marina Fortuna spoke at the 2019 ESIL (European Society of International Law) Research Forum, in  Göttingen, Germany, on ‘The International Rule of Law and Domestic Dimensions: Synergies and Challenges.’

Prof. Panos Merkouris speaks at Conference on The Belt and Road Initiative in the Hague
Published on:22 February 2019

On 21 February 2019, Prof. Panos Merkouris spoke at 'The Belt and Road Initiative' Conference organized by the GLOBTAXGOV Project at Leiden University in The Hague.

TRICI-Law Project Hosts Workshop: 'Customary International Law and its Interpretation in International Tax & Investment Law'
Published on:21 February 2019

On 20 February 2019 the TRICI-Law project hosted a workshop on 'Customary International Law and its Interpretation in International Tax & Investment Law' at the University of Groningen.

TRICI-Law Team Presents the Project at ‘TLS: TaLkS’ Seminar
Published on:15 February 2019

On 13 February 2019 Prof. Panos Merkouris, Nina Mileva and Marina Fortuna presented the TRICI-Law project at the monthly departmental seminar of the Transboundary Legal Studies ‘TLS: TaLkS’.

Nina Mileva and Marina Fortuna presented at international conference 'Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance'
Published on:10 December 2018

On 30 November 2018, the TRICI-Law PhD candidates Nina Mileva and Marina Fortuna presented their research at the international conference on 'Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance'  organized by the Netherlands Institute for Law and Governance.

Prof. Panos Merkouris presents at the 1st Greek ERC Grantees Meeting at FORTH (Heraklion, Crete)
Published on:18 October 2018
On 15-17 October 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris attended  the 1st Greek ERC grantees meeting at the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) institute in Heraklion, Greece.
Prof. Panos Merkouris discusses the future of the Arctic Council
Published on:12 October 2018
On 12 October 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris participated in a Workshop on ‘Arctic Cooperation: Drifting Apart or Working Together?’ co-organized by the Arctic Centre and the Centre for European and International Legal Affairs.
Prof. Panos Merkouris speaks at the Conference on Evolutionary Interpretation in Different International Legal Systems organized by the University of Geneva
Published on:10 October 2018
On 4 October 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris delivered a presentation on the topic of ‘Protection of the Environment as the Object of and Tool for Evolutionary Interpretation’.
TRICI-Law Launch and Team
Published on:26 September 2018

TRICI-Law is a 5-year ERC Starting Grant project. On May 1, 2018 the TRICI-Law project was officially launched. The acronym stands for “The Rules of Interpretation of Customary International Law”.

Prof. Panos Merkouris speaking at the ELSA Summer School Investment Law
Published on:30 August 2018

On 24 August 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris delivered a presentation at the ELSA Summer School on Investment Law on “Interpretation of Customary Rules of International Investment Law”. The summer school brought together academics and practitioners in a series of lectures and workshops intended to give the participants an overview of cutting-edge issues in international investment law.

Prof. Panos Merkouris presenting reports on interpretative practices of international courts and tribunals during ILA Conference in Sydney
Published on:26 August 2018

On 22 August 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris, in his capacity as Co-rapporteur, presented the interim report of the ILA Study Group on the Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation during the 78th Biennial Conference of the ILA in Sydney.

Prof. Panos Merkouris speaking at seminar on Customary International Law in Colombia
Published on:14 August 2018

On 9 August 2018, Prof. Panos Merkouris was invited by the Faculty of Law of the Universida Externado de Colombia (Profs. Jose Manuel Álvarez and Maciej Zenkiewicz) to a Seminar on Customary International Law. Prof. Merkouris was the main speaker, and presented on the theoretical validity of interpreting customary international law.

Panos Merkouris presents in Oslo the Interim Report on 'Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation'
Published on:25 May 2018

On May 14-15th, Prof. Panos Merkouris participated in the 3rd meeting of the International Law Association (ILA) Study Group on the “Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation”.

Panos Merkouris participates in workshop on Ocean Governance
Published on:18 May 2018

On April 19-20th, Prof. Panos Merkouris participated as commentator in the workshop 'Regime Interaction in Ocean Governance: Problems, theories and methods', which took place in Utrecht.