Performativity International Law

Event Name Performativity International Law
Start Date 18th Sep 2018 9:30am
End Date 18th Sep 2018 4:00pm
Duration 6 hours and 30 minutes

Performativity in/of International Law

Edinburgh Institute for International and Global Law




09.25 – 09.30

09.30 – 11.10

Performativity and Critique - Andrew Lang, University of Edinburgh
Un-governance by Indicators - Deval Desai, Graduate Institute of International Studies
Comments by Donald MacKenzie, University of Edinburgh and Guy Sinclair, Victoria University of Wellington
11.10 – 11.20

Coffee break
12.20 – 13.00

Performing Reform: Human Rights, Governance and the World Bank Inspection Panel - Guy Sinclair, Victoria University of Wellington
In a State of Suspense? Palestine, Performativity and the Promise of International Law - Michelle Burgis Kasthala, University of Edinburgh
Comments from Morten Jerven, University of Edinburgh and Euan Macdonald, University of Edinburgh
13.00 – 14.00

14.00 – 15.40

International Organizations and the Performativity of Measuring States – Discipline through Diagnosis - Dimitri van den Meerssche, European University Institute
State Theory and Performativity - Nehal Bhuta, University of Edinburgh
Comments from Akbar Rasulov, University of Glasgow  and Sotiria Grek, University of Edinburgh


To register your interest please contact Prof Nehal Bhuta -