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Public lecture by Honorary Doctor Martti Antero Koskenniemi on 30 November

On 30 November at 15:00–16:30, Martti Antero Koskenniemi, Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki and one of the world's most renowned theorists and historians of international law, will give a public lecture “Legal Imagination and the History of International Power” in the White Hall of the University of Tartu Museum.

The lecture is part of the Finnish Institute's Granö Lecture Series and is organised in cooperation with the University of Tartu School of Law. The lecture is inspired, among other things, by Martti Antero Koskenniemi's monograph “To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth. Legal Imagination and International Power 1300–1870”.

The lecture will be introduced by Merilin Kiviorg, Associate Professor of International Law.

Martti Antero Koskenniemi

Martti Antero Koskenniemi will be awarded an honorary doctorate of the University of Tartu on 1 December at the university's anniversary ceremony.

At the senate session on 27 May 2022, the University of Tartu senate granted the honorary doctorate in law to professor emeritus of the University of Helsinki Martti Antero Koskenniemi for his outstanding achievements in law and years of successful cooperation with the University of Tartu School of Law in forming the new generation of legal scholars.

On Thursday, 1 December, at 12:00, the anniversary ceremony takes place at the assembly hall. The university’s doctorates and honorary doctorates will be conferred and the University of Tartu “Contribution to Estonian National Identity” award will be presented. Simultaneous interpretation into English will be provided at the ceremony, and the live broadcast will be available on UTTV.