School of Law
School of Law
Time: 17:30 to 18:30
This lecture examines the evolution of public international law’s application in cyberspace. In addition to highlighting efforts by States to identify and interpret the rules that govern cyber operations, the Director of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the Application of International Law to Cyber Operations project, conducted under the auspices of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence from 2009-2017, will discuss how that project has affected the understanding of international cyber law. As recently appointed Director of the Tallinn Manual 3.0 effort, he will offer his prognosis for future evolution of this body of law, highlighting areas of law likeliest to prove most problematic to the Tallinn Manual 3.0 team.
Michael Schmitt is Professor of International Law at Reading Law School. He is also the G. Norman Lieber Distinguished Scholar at West Point, the Charles Stockton Distinguished Scholar at the US Naval War College, and Distinguished Scholar at the University of Texas. A life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he is General Editor of the Lieber Studies (OUP) and Executive Editor of International Law Studies.
Event time: Wednesday 2nd March 2022 at 17:30
The School of Law Annual Lecture Series will host Dame Vivien Rose, the fourth ever female Supreme Court judge. She has held judicial roles since 2006, including as a High Court Judge in the Chancery Division, President of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) between 2015 and 2018 and being appointed to the Court of Appeal in January 2019.
Doors will open at 17:00 and the lecture will take place at 17:30.
Booking is open to the general public from 1st February. An allocation of tickets will be reserved for University of Reading staff and students.