The Monroe Doctrine: History, Interpretations, Legacy

International workshop with Raphaël Cahen and Hendrik Simon

Foto eines Papierschiffs aus einer Weltkarte auf Wasser

Conveners: Raphaël Cahen, León Castellanos-Jankiewicz and Hendrik Simon

The inter­national workshop “The Monroe Doctrine: History, Inter­pretations, Legacy” has been organized by the Justus Liebig Uni­versity Giessen and the TRACE Research Center “Transfor­mations of Poli­tical Violence”, an inter­­disciplinary research network of five Hessian research Insti­tutions: The Peace Research In­sti­tute Frankfurt (PRIF), the Goethe Uni­versity Frankfurt, the Justus Liebig Uni­versity Giessen, the Philipps Uni­versity Marburg and the Technical Uni­versity of Darmstadt. Additional support has been provided by the Asser Insti­tute for Inter­national and Development Studies, The Hague, the Peace Research Insti­tute Frankfurt, and the Juristische Studien­gesellschaft Giessen.


Workshop programme (all times CET-GMT+1)

12:00–12:30 Introduction

12:10–13:00 Panel 1: The Monroe Doctrine in the Past

Johannes San Miguel Giralt, The Lasting Impacts of Monroe Doctrine and Roosevelt's Corollary in Comparative Law. Description of findings in the case of Cuba under the confluence of common law during US occupation 1898-1902

Willy Nieto Minaya, The Monroe Doctrine and Peruvian foreign policy: between suspicion and alignment (1900-1930)

13:00–13:10 Coffee Break

13:10–14:20 Panel 2: The Monroe Doctrine in the Present

Siddharth Mallavarapu, The Indian Monroe Doctrine

Christiano D'Orsi, A Monroe Doctrine for Africa: objective in the past, wishful thinking for the present (and the future)?

Marouah Cherni, La Doctrine Monroe au prisme du nouvel environnement

14:20–14:30 Coffee Break

14:30–15:10 Panel 3: Theories of the Monroe Doctrine

Stefan Radojčić, Jus Publicum Europaeum and the Monroe Doctrine as Elements of International Legal Order

Artur Simonyan, Science of International Law and Regional Orders: A Critical Appraisal of Alejandro Álvarez and Carl Schmitt

14:30–15:10 Closing



When: 8 March 2024, 12:00–15:30

Where: Online, Zoom link available on request monroeconference @gmail .com