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On Alternative(s) to Neoliberal Globalization

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On Alternative(s) to Neoliberal Globalization From 17 to 19 June 2015, I attended the 14th Annual Conference of the International Social Theory Consortium (ISTC) “Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice” at the University of Cambridge, with presentation “On Alternative(s) to Neoliberal Globalization” on the 17th of June 2015. First, the ISTC conference was about reconstruction, […]

Six Academic Moments to Take With into 2015

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Looking back to the year of 2014, I guess that the most important academic events for me in addition to the possibility to participate in the conference on Freedom of Expression at the University of Helsinki on 8-9 May, and the CBEES Annual conference “Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe: A new generation on the move” at […]

Transformation of Politics in Estonia

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From 4 to 5 December 2014, I participated in CBEES Annual Conference “Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe: A new generation on the move” at Södertörn University, Stockholm, which conference aimed at “contemporary processes and challenges, and […] the role of the new generations that have emerged in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic Sea […]

Little Boy and Fat Man in Action

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On 6 August 1945 at 8.15, the first atomic bomb “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima. The bomb directly killed an estimated 80 000 people, the indirect damage (radioactive injuries, flash blindness, electromagnetic pulse, ionizing radiation) was much wider. On 9 August 1945, the second atomic bomb “Fat Man” was dropped on Nagasaki. Set the direct human […]

Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo – Advisory Opinion of 22 July

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On 22 July 2010 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its advisory opinion on the initial question: ‘Is the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo in accordance with international law?“ The advisory opinion was requested by the General Assembly (GA) on 8 October 2008. The ICJ established that […]

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Beyond Liberal Democracy – Updated!

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On my last day in Budapest, I bought a book from the University Bookshop: Daniel A. Bell. Beyond Liberal Democracy. Princeton University Press Princeton and Oxford, 2006. Most books are nowadays also available as e-books, but I wanted to read something on my travel back to Estonia, and strangely the CEU bookshop cannot be characterized […]

A new article in Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. XXXIII

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To my mind, I have been subject to the greatest honour imaginable in my academic life – one of my articles “Role of regional organisations concerning challenges to peace and security in the new millennium – The European perspectives” was published in Thesaurus Acroasium, Vol. XXXIII “International Challenges to Peace and Security in the New […]

Entry into force of Protocol 14 to the ECHR

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On 1st of June 2010, Protocol No. 14 to the ECHR entered into force (Link to the Press Release). Protocol No. 14, inter alia, foresees the possibility that the EU accedes to the ECHR. The other major changes are that the judges are now elected for a period of nine years, and they may not […]

Three International Law Events

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I found three international law events from International Law Observer that I thought I would mention here: Symposium on the Methods of interpretation of international norms, taking place in Poitiers on 25 June 2010 http://colloque-tini.conference.univ-poitiers.fr and Venice Academy of Human Rights summer program, organized by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice […]

New Request for Advisory Opinion from the ICJ – Judgment No.2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization upon a Complaint Filed against the International Fund for Agricultural Development

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD – a specialized agency of the UN) has on 26 April 2010 requested for an advisory opinion from the ICJ, concerning the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization’s judgment. The ICJ’s unofficial Press Release classifies the request as falling „within the framework of a rarely used procedure, […]

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