Interpertation of Treaties Reading Group Event.

 12TH OCTOBER 2015 @ 1PM. LOCATION WILCOCK ROOM UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE LIBRARY.
What is the purpose of the Reading Group? The aim of the reading group is to; debate issues of common interest. By reading and debating, we hope to stimulate new thinking and develop a better understanding of international law.

Reading:
Vienna Convention of The law of Treaties (1969), Articles 31-33
The Svalbard Treaty (1920), Articles 1-9

Bos M, ‘Theory and Practice of Treaty Interpretation’ (1980) 27 NILR 3-38
Bos M, ‘Theory and Practice of Treaty Interpretation’ (1980) 27 NILR 135-170
Churchill RR and Ulfstein G, ‘The Disputed Maritime Zones Around
Svalbard’ in MH Nordquist, TH Heidar and JN Moore (eds), Changes in the
Arctic Environment and the Law of the Sea (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2010)
Questions to be discussed:
What is ‘interpretation’?
How are treaties to be interpreted?
Does the 1920 Svalbard Treaty apply to the waters around the Svalbard archipelago?

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