Rain Liivoja teaches at the University of Helsinki

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From 22 to 28 August, Rain Liivoja is coordinating (with Dr Jarna Petman) the 29th Helsinki Summer Seminar on International Law at the University of Helsinki. He will also give several lectures during the seminar. The theme of this year’s summer seminar is Law, War and New Technology. Other speakers include Prof Martti Koskenniemi (University of Helsinki), Ambassador Marja Lehto … Read More

Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict published

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The Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict, edited by Rain Liivoja and Tim McCormack, has been published. The book provides a unique perspective on the law of armed conflict, covering all the key aspects of the law as well as identifying developing and often contentious areas of interest. The handbook features chapters by several PREMT members and associates … Read More

Tim McCormack presents in San Francisco and in Las Vegas

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Tim McCormack delivered presentations on Emerging Technologies and Challenges to the Law of Armed Conflict at the Annual Fulbright Symposium at the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco on 8 April 2016 and to a Faculty Enrichment Seminar at the William S Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in Las Vegas on … Read More

Tim McCormack on Tallinn 2.0

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Tim McCormack participated in the final session of the International Group of Experts (IGE) for the drafting of Tallinn 2.0 – the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations – in Tallinn 19-23 March 2016. The IGE adopted the final version of the Manual and following final editing, the Manual will be sent to Cambridge University Press for … Read More

In Pursuit Podcast: Thought-controlled Futures

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In Pursuit, the University of Melbourne’s new podcast series, starts by discussing brain-machine interface technology. The first episode features Tom Oxley, Nick Opie, Gil Rind, Steve Ronayne and Sam John, who have developed a stentrode, a tiny implantable device with potential applications in medicine, communications and even defence. PREMT’s Rain Liivoja and Regina Crameri comment on the strategic and social … Read More

Tim McCormack presents at Humanities and Technology Conference in Newport

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The Humanities and Technology Association conducted its 37th Annual Conference at the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island from 5-7 November 2015. The Conference theme was ‘Morality and Creativity in a Technological Age’ and Tim McCormack presented a paper entitled ‘Legal Considerations for Autonomous Systems’. Tim’s paper was delivered as … Read More

Natalia Jevglevskaja and Tim McCormack visit the US National Defense University

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Natalia Jevglevskaja and Tim McCormack were hosted on a visit to Fort McNair, the home of the US National Defense University (NDU) in Washington DC, by Prof R E Burnett, Associate Dean (Faculty) of the College of International Security Affairs (CISA). Natalia and Tim met the CISA Chancellor, Professor Michael Bell, and the Dean of Academics, Professor Charles Cushman. They … Read More

Natalia Jevglevskaja conducts interviews in Ottawa and in the Pentagon

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Natalia Jevglevskaja and Tim McCormack have interviewed officials from the Canadian Armed Forces in Ottawa and from the US Department of Defense in the Pentagon about how the respective states conduct their national weapons reviews. The interviews form part of Natalia’s field work for her PhD and officials in both states were most helpful.

Chris Jenks and Tim McCormack at Cyber Security Symposium in Dallas

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Chris Jenks and Tim McCormack both participated in the Southern Methodist University Science and Technology Law Review’s Cyber Security Symposium in Dallas, Texas on 23 October. Chris moderated the Panel on ‘The Global Threat of Cyber Crime’ and Tim spoke on the subject of ‘The Tallinn Manual on the Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare’. Tim’s paper will be submitted for … Read More

Tim McCormack on Tallinn 2.0

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Tim McCormack was in Tallinn from 5-9 October for the 2nd meeting of the International Group of Experts drafting the 2nd volume of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare (Tallinn 2.0). Work progressed on a number of topics and the experts were satisfied with the progress they achieved. The intention is for the International Group … Read More