International Law in Bandung and Nuremberg

Bandung Revisited: The Legacy of the 1955 Asian-African Conference for International Order (Amitav Acharya and See Seng Tan, 2008)

When I’ve been participating in / researching / studying international law and global health, I’ve been interested in organizations’ origins. It was never automatic that the ICC would be in the Netherlands, that colonial powers would get veto powers on the Security Council, that AI gets its strongest regulation from…

China in Africa Podcast

This podcast, with archives going back to 2012, currently covers key topics and interviews guests twice per week. I found it difficult to get started, but I want to learn more.


Comments on the past and present Supreme Court, begun in February 2020. I think this is targeted to law students (?) but can help anyone go…

DNA and Prison

The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality (Kathryn Paige Harden, 2021)

I heard about this book through a New Yorker article, which describes Harden’s professional and personal journey to “reconcile the findings of her field [genetics] with her commitments to social justice.” Their reporter was careful to position Harden relative to other players in this space of population genetics, statistics, ‘The…

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