FPA Centennial Lecture: Will a Policy of Pre-Emptive Self-Defense Make Us All Safer? (Video)


Event Details

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
The University Club
1 W. 54th Street
The Dwight Room
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

W. Michael Reisman (Transcript)



Event Speakers

    • W. Michael Reisman - Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School

      W. MICHAEL REISMAN is Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.  He has been a visiting professor in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Berlin, Basel, Paris and Geneva.  He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and a former member of its Executive Council, President of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Bank for International Settlements and a member of the Board of The Foreign Policy Association.  He has been elected to the Institut de Droit International.  He was President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, Vice-President and Honorary Vice-President of the American Society of International Law, Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of International Law and Vice-Chairman of the Policy Sciences Center, Inc.  He has served as arbitrator and counsel in many international cases and was presiding arbitrator in the OSPAR arbitration (Ireland v. UK) and arbitrator in the Eritrea/Ethiopia Boundary Dispute and in the Abyei (Sudan) Boundary Dispute.