Professor Sir Adam Roberts
Member of the UK Defence Academy Advisory Board (2003- ). Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics & Political Science, and of St Antony's College Oxford. Former member of the Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London (2002-8).
- Delivered the Europaeum Lecture International Law and the Use of Military Force : The United Nations, the United States and Iraq at the Universiteit Leiden on June 6th, 2003.
International security, international organizations, and international law (including the laws of war). He has also worked extensively on the role of civil resistance against dictatorial regimes and foreign rule, and on the history of thought about international relations.
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Continuing our ongoing Oxford-Geneva Links programme, which brings scholars from Oxford to Geneva, and Geneva to Oxford, the Europaeum is organising another special lecture hosted by our partner The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. This year Professor Sir Adam Roberts, Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for International Studies, Oxford, Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, and President of the British Academy, will lecture on A Kind of Madness: Jean-Jacques Rousseau on International Relations on May 21st. Sir Adam is a long-time supporter of the Europaeum, having delivered the published Europaeum Lecture on International Law and the Use of Military Force : The United Nations, the United States and Iraq at the Universiteit Leiden on June 6th, 2003. Click here to download the event poster.
This event will be open to the public. Interested students and scholars should contact the Europaeum Office for more information.
The Iraq war exposed deep political divisions over the use of force. DAM ROBERTS reviews the arguments and argues that the UN must still have a key role.