Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Arnulf Becker ─ Mestizo International Law: A Global Intellectual History (1842-1933)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

12 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

Lunch will be provided.

Arnulf Becker Lorca is a visiting faculty member in the international relations program. He received his SJD from Harvard Law School. His areas of expertise include public international law, laws of war, the history of international law, comparative law and international legal theory. He was a lecturer in public international law at King’s College London and a Pembroke Center Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University. His research traces the global intellectual history of international law focusing on the role non-Western international lawyers have played in the construction of the international legal order between the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. His book, Mestizo International Law: A Global Intellectual History, 1850–1950, was published in 2012 by Cambridge University Press.

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies