Videos of Inaugural Lectures

2020 Winter Courses


Inaugural Lecture by Geneviève Bastid-Burdeau, Professor Emerita at Sorbonne Law School, Paris 1 University, on “International Rules on Jurisdiction and Contemporary State Practice: Stability or Change?” – 6 January 2020 


2019 Summer Courses


Afternoon Lecture by H.E. Peter Tomka, Judge at the ICJ, on the topic of “The World Court and International Justice: 1919 – 2019 and Beyond” – 9 July 2019 


Afternoon Lecture by Hubert Védrine, Former Minister of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the topic “From Chaos to the International Community” – 9 July 2019 


Inaugural Lecture by Yves Daudet, President of the Curatorium and Professor Emeritus at the Sorbonne Law School, Paris 1 University, on “1919-2019, The Flow of Multilateralism” – 8 July 2019 


2019 Winter Courses


Afternoon Lecture by Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, on “Building an International Accountability System” – 16 January 2019 


Inaugural Lecture by Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, on “Schools of International Law in the United States of America” – 7 January 2019


2018 Summer Courses


Inaugural Lecture by Jean-Michel Jacquet, Honorary Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, on “Private International Law and International Commercial Arbitration” – 30 July 2018 


Inaugural Lecture by Rodman R. Bundy, Partner at Eversheds Harry Elias LLP, Singapore, on “The Practice of International Law” – 9 July 2018