Seminar in the Law of Nationbuilding

Course description

The seminar will meet on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:50 pm, and is worth 2 credits. Prof. Henry H. Perritt, Jr. is the instructor for the course.

Students enrolled in this seminar will select paper topics through discussions with the instructor and other students. Some students may focus on Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and on other recent examples of international “political trusteeships.” Students also may focus on insurgencies, such as the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo, insurgencies in Turkey, Afghanistan and Mexico and Al Qaeda. The universe of acceptable topics is broad, including international relations, international law, democratization, and economic development. All students will be expected to interact with each other and to explore literature of common interest to the several topics.