The registration for the upcoming TRICI-Law Workshop on ‘The Role of Interpretation in the Practice of Customary International Law: Interpretation as a Tool‘ is now open!


The workshop will take place at 10:30am CET on 5 November 2021 in Groningen, Netherlands.

More information about the workshop can be found here.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the workshop will take place in a hybrid format. Our speakers will come together in person in Groningen. In addition to this, a limited amount of 10 participants will be able to join them in person at the venue. The remaining interested participants will be able to follow the workshop and participate in the discussion via a live stream online. The registration for in-person attendance is on a first come, first served basis.


10.30-11.00Registration & Coffee
11.00-11.30Opening Remarks: Panos Merkouris & Nina Mileva (University of Groningen)
11.30-13.00Panel I: Interpretation as a Tool in the Construction of CIL rules

Adil Haque (Rutgers University)
Wouter Werner (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Başak Etkin (Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas)
Ivo Tarik de Vries-Zou (University of Groningen)
13.00-14.00Lunch Break
14.00-15.30Panel II: CIL Interpretation as a Tool in the Normative Development of International Law 

Chair: Apollin Koagne Zouapet (Berlin-Potsdam Research Group) 

Robert Knox (University of Liverpool) 
Luiza Leao Soares Pereira (University of Sheffield) 
Johannes Fahner (University of Amsterdam) 
Itamar Mann (University of Haifa) 
Başak Çalı (Hertie School) 
15.30-16.00Coffee Break
16.00-16.30Concluding Remarks

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