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Prof. Yasuaki Onuma

Mr. Yasuaki Onuma
Professor of International Law
Graduate Schools for Law and Politics
University of Tokyo

Biography Biography in PDF

International Law
Legal Theory
A Trans-civilizational Perspective
on International Law
Video | Audio
(52 minutes)

International Law in a Multi-polar and
Multi-civilizational World of the 21st Century
Video | Audio
(43 minutes)

 

International Law
A Trans-civilizational Perspective on International Law
Outline of Lecture PDF document (1.9 MB)
A. Legal Instruments
B. Doctrine
E.H. Carr, The Twenty Years Crisis, Macmillan, London, 1939.

M. Koskenniemi, “International Law in Europe: Between Tradition and Renewal”, European Journal of International Law, vol. 16(1), 2005, p. 115.

P. Dupuy, “Some Reflections on Contemporary International Law and the Appeal to Universal Values: A Response to Martti Koskenniemi”, European Journal of International Law, vol. 16(1), 2005, p. 131.

H. Grotius, De Jure Belli ac Pacis, F.W. Kelsey (trans.), Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, 1925.

Y. Onuma, “International Law in and with International Politics: The Functions of International Law in International Society”, European Journal of International Law, vol. 14(1), 2003, p. 105.

Y. Onuma, “Promoting Training and Awareness — The Tasks of Education in International Law”, Proceedings of the American Society of International Law, vol. 75, 1981, p. 163.

L. Oppenheim, International Law – Volume 1: Peace, Longmans, Green & Co., London, New York and Bombay, 1905.

E. Said, Orientalism, Vintage Books, New York, 1978.

E. de Vattel, Droit des gens (The Law of Nations), 1758.


International Law in a Multi-polar and
Multi-civilizational World of the 21st Century
Outline of Lecture PDF document (827 KB)
A. Legal Instruments
B. Documents
General Assembly resolution 3281 (XXIX) of 14 December 1974 (Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States).

World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, Vienna, 12 July 1993, A/CONF.157/23.
C. Doctrine
S.P Huntington, “The Clash of Civilizations?”, Foreign Affairs, Summer 1993.

S.P. Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1996.

Y. Onuma, “International Law in and with International Politics: The Functions of International Law in International Society”, European Journal of International Law, vol. 14(1), 2003, p. 105.

C. Schmidt, Der Nomos der Erde im Völkerrecht des Jus Publicum Europaeum (The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 1950.