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Wednesday, May 23 – 11:00 am
“Calasso” Lecture Hall, Law Building
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, Rome

On Wednesday, May 23, the Sapienza Faculty of Law will welcome Professor Paul B. Stephan from the Faculty of Law at the University of Virginia.

Professor Stephan will host a lecture on "The Evolving Doctrine of Self-Defense with a Focus on Actions in Syria". The aim of the lecture is to explain how the evolution of the concept of legitimate defence in international law and particularly after recent military operations in Syria. 

The lecture will be introduced by Enzo Cannizzaro, Professor of International Law at Sapienza University. The lecture will be followed by an open debate.