Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio presented at the American Society of International Law Research Forum in Washington, D.C. on October 24. Professor Sterio presented on a panel entitled “International Law as a Shield,” and her paper was entitled “Humanitarian Intervention ‘Exception and its Applicability to the Refugee Crisis in Iraq and Syria.” The other panelists included Victoria Stweart-Jolley from Cambridge University, Shiri Krebs from Stanford University, and Karima Bennoune from UC Davis School of Law as a discussant. Professor Sterio’s paper had been selected from a competitive call for papers.
In addition, Professor Sterio completed a peer review for The International Journal for Human Rights, a United Kingdom-based peer reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor and Francis. Professor Sterio reviewed an article discussing self-determination under international law in the context of Crimea and the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Ukraine.