Is International Law International? by Prof Anthea Roberts shortlisted for the Hart-SLSA book prize

20th January 2019

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Anthea Roberts is a specialist in public international law, investment treaty law and arbitration, and comparative international law. Prior to joining the ANU, Anthea was an Associate Professor at the London School of Economics , a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School and a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. She is also currently a Visiting Professor on the Masters of International Dispute Settlement at the Graduate Institute/University of Geneva. In 2017, Anthea will serve as one of the two inaugural Legal Fellows for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of their new Diplomatic Academy.

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The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is pleased to congratulate Professor Anthea Roberts on the continued success and celebration of her book Is International Law International? (Oxford University Press) which has made the shortlist for the Hart-SLSA 2019 book prize hosted by the Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA). The book prize is awarded for the most outstanding piece of socio-legal scholarship published in the 12 months up to 30 September preceding the closing date for nominations.

The winner will be announced at the SLSA Annual Conference in Leeds and will receive £250.

See below the full shortlist for 2019:

· Anthea Roberts, Is International Law International? (2017, Oxford University Press)

· Charlotte O’Brien, Unity in Adversity: EU Citizenship, Social Justice and the Cautionary Tale of the UK (2017, Hart/Bloomsbury)

· Nimer Sultany, Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring (2017, Oxford University Press)

· Tamir Moustafa, Constituting Religion: Islam Liberal Rights and the Malaysian State (2018, Cambridge University Press)

Professor Roberts’ book has already won the American Society of International Law’s Certificate of Merit for Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship, was long listed for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences 2018 book prize, and was Oxford University Press’ top-selling law monograph worldwide in 2017 and 2018. Coupled with ‘Comparative International Law’ (2018 OUP), it examines different national approaches to international law in times of geopolitical change. It has been a major hit throughout the international law community, resulting in invited presentations to the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court, NATO, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the European Commission.

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