Legal Workshop: 1980

Private International Law - Teaching and Practice

The 15th annual Legal Workshop was held at the Institute from Tuesday 1st July to Friday 4th July 1980 and the subject was: Private International Law - Teaching and Practice. The event lasting three and a half days was the first workshop of its kind among those who teach and practise public international law in the United Kingdom.

The Academic Directors were Professor Bin Cheng of University College London, assisted by Dr F. Parkinson. 69 law teachers from the universities and polytechnics attended, about half of whom stayed in Connaught Hall.

The Workshop was divided into four Themes:

Theme I considered The Identification and Identity of International Law
Theme II considered International Law and Contemporary Problems
Theme III considered The Practice of International Law
Theme IV considered The Teaching of International Law

On the first evening of the Workshop a joint Reception, sponsored by the Institute and the British Branch of the International Law Association was held in the council Chamber. During the course of the Reception the Director, Professor A.L. Diamond, announced the inauguration of the Georg Schwarzenberger Prize in International Law.

On the second evening, Sweet and Maxwell Ltd., sponsored a Reception at Connaught Hall.

Published Proceedings:

International law teaching and practice / edited by Bin Cheng.
London : Stevens, 1982.
IALS classmark: SG5 CHE

Academic Directors:

  • Professor Bin Cheng (University College London)
  • assisted by Dr F. Parkinson
Workshop Main Speakers:
Theme I - The Identification and Identity of International Law
 
 
 
 
Theme II - International Law and Contemporary Problems
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Theme III - The Practice of International Law
 
 
 
 
Theme IV - The Teaching of International Law
 
 
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