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					         International Law and Wars of Religion
                International Workshop, 19-21 September 2007
                       Faculty of Law, University of Lund

 The workshop is funded by the Australian Research Council, the Institute for
International Law and the Humanities, University of Melbourne, the Academy
            of Finland and the Faculty of Law, University of Lund.


                                  Programme

All sessions will be held in Magasinet, Kungsgatan 3, 1st floor (located
beside Lund Cathedral, entrance behind Arken Bookstore).


Day 1:              Wednesday 19 September 2007

9.00 – 9.45         Registration and coffee

9.45                Welcome: Dean Per Ole Träskman and Gregor Noll
                    (Faculty of Law, University of Lund)

10.00 – 11.00       Opening address
                    Chair: Anne Orford (Institute for International Law and the
                    Humanities, Melbourne)

                    Martti Koskenniemi (Erik Castrén Institute of International
                    Law and Human Rights, Helsinki)
                    ‘International Law and Religion: Some Thoughts on a
                    Failed Secularization’

11.00 – 11.15       Morning tea

11.15 – 12.45       Panel 1: Communities of Faith
                    Chair: Pamela Slotte (Centre of Excellence in Global
                    Governance Research, Helsinki)

                    Friedrich Kratochwil (Political and Social Sciences,
                    European University Institute)
                    ‘Politics, Law and the Sacred: A Conceptual Analysis’

                    Anne Orford (Institute for International Law and the
                    Humanities, Melbourne)
                    ‘From Metaphysics to Politics? The “Responsibility to
                    Protect” as a Theory of the State’

12.45 – 13.45       Lunch




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13.45 – 15.45   Panel 2: Faith actualized? Religiosity in the worlds of law
                and politics
                Chair: Peter Rush (Institute for International Law and the
                Humanities, Melbourne)

                Nathaniel Berman (Law, Brooklyn)
                ‘The Sacred Conspiracy: Religion, Nationalism and
                Primitivism in the Internationalist Imagination’

                Ida Auken (Theology, Copenhagen)
                ‘Messianism and the State of Exception’

                Naz Modirzadeh (Humanitarian Policy and Conflict
                Research, Harvard)
                ‘Conflicts of Laws: Islamic and International Laws of War’

15.45 – 16.00   Afternoon tea

16.00 – 17.30   Panel 3: The new universalism of human security
                Chair: Yoriko Otomo (Institute for International Law and
                the Humanities, Melbourne)

                Alejandro Lorite (Law, American University in Cairo)
                ‘Human Security, Human Rights and Global Political
                Theologies’

                Jennifer Beard (Institute for International Law the
                Humanities, Melbourne) and Gregor Noll (Law, Lund)
                ‘Parrhēsia and Credibility: The Sovereign of Refugee
                Status Determination’

19.00           Workshop dinner
                Restaurang Godset
                Bangatan 3-5 (beside Lund Central station)


Day 2:          Thursday 20 September 2007

9.30 – 11.00    Panel 4: Staging sovereignty
                Chair: Matilda Arvidsson (Law, Lund)

                Judith Grbich (Law, Griffith)
                ‘International Law as Morality Play’

                Philip Lorenz (English, Cornell)
                ‘Political-Theological Tragedy? Repetition, Exception and
                Form in Shakespeare and Caledrón’

11.00 – 11.30   Morning tea


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11.30 – 13.00   Panel 5: Absolutist state theory and the promise of
                protection
                Chair: Tony Anghie (Law, Utah)

                Mónica García-Salmones (Erik Castrén Institute of
                International Law and Human Rights, Helsinki)
                ‘The Rule of Law, a Hobbesian – European Messianic
                Promise’

                Ian Duncanson (Law, Griffith)
                ‘The State As a Civilising Mission’

13.00 – 14.00   Lunch

14.00 – 15.30   Panel 6: Surrendering (to) the divine
                Chair: Gregor Noll (Law, Lund)

                Yoriko Otomo (Institute for International Law and the
                Humanities, University of Melbourne)
                ‘Surrendering the Divine: The Post-War Secularisation of
                Japan’

                Pamela Slotte (Centre of Excellence in Global
                Governance Research, Helsinki)
                ‘A Response to Auschwitz’

15.30 – 16.00   Afternoon tea

16.00 – 18.00   Panel 7: The methods of sovereignty
                Chair: Jennifer Beard (Institute for International Law and
                the Humanities, Melbourne)

                Frederik Rosén (Politics, Copenhagen)
                ‘Some comment on Giorgio Agamben's “Homo Sacer”
                and the question of method’

                Leila Brännström (Law, Lund)
                ‘Law from a Worm’s eye View’

                Ileana Porras (Law, Arizona State)
                ‘Managing Religions in Europe’

18.00           Informal drinks
                Café Ariman
                Kungsgatan 2




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Day 3:          Friday 21 September 2007

9.00 – 10.30    Panel 8: Cities of God
                Chair: Judith Grbich (Law, Griffith)

                Pekka Niemelä (Erik Castrén Institute of International
                Law and Human Rights, Helsinki)
                ‘Beyond Sovereignty: The Universal of Francisco de
                Vitoria’

                Luis Eslava (Institute for International Law and the
                Humanities, Melbourne)
                ‘Between the City of Man and the City of God:
                Governable Spaces in the New World’

10.30 – 11.00   Morning tea

11.00 – 13.00   Panel 9: The New World and the state of exception
                Chair: Martti Koskenniemi ((Erik Castrén Institute of
                International Law and Human Rights, Helsinki)

                Tony Anghie (Law, Utah)
                ‘Nationalism, Development and the Post-Colonial State’

                Hani Sayed (Law, American University in Cairo)
                ‘Development and the state of exception’

                Matilda Arvidsson (Law, Lund)
                ‘“How Long is ‘Now’?” Time and Eschatological Promises
                of ‘Messianic salvation’ within International Laws of, in
                and after War’

13.00 – 14.00   Lunch

14.00 – 15.30   Panel 10: The work of the true Christian
                Chair: Anne Orford (Institute for International Law and the
                Humanities, Melbourne)

                Petter Korkman (Philosophy, Helsinki)
                ‘The Universal Law of Universal Love – Remarks on the
                Eschatology of Natural and International Law’

                Werner Jeanrond (Theology, University of Lund)
                ‘Eschatology and Law’

15.30 – 16.00   Afternoon tea

16.00 – 17.00   Love, Vocation, Ritual: Closing Reflections
                Martti Koskenniemi, Gregor Noll, Anne Orford



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17.30 – 18.30   Reception
                Level 4, Juridicum, University of Lund




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