The Center for Advanced International Theory (CAIT) and the Political Marxism Research Group are pleased to invite you to a presentation by Dr. Maia Pal (Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University), on ‘Jurisdictional Accumulation & Extraterritoriality: An Early Modern History of Law, Empires and Capital’.
The talk will be held on Monday, 13 May, 3-5pm, Fulton 113 (Sussex).
Bio: Maïa Pal is a senior lecturer in International Relations at Oxford Brookes University. She completed her PhD in International Relations at the University of Sussex in 2012 on ‘The Politics of Extraterritoriality: a historical sociology of public international law’. Her main research interests are early modern European and colonial history in terms of law, state formation, and extraterritorial jurisdiction. She also researches Marxist theories in International Relations and international law, as well as critical pedagogy, contemporary student protests through concepts of counter-conduct, and more recently the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ movement in France. She has published in Radical Philosophy, Global Society, Historical Materialism, and International Studies Perspectives. She has recently published a co-edited volume The Extraterritoriality of Law: History, Theory, Politics (2019, Routledge) and is currently working on a monograph entitled Jurisdictional Accumulation: an Early Modern History of Law, Empires, and Capital (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). She is a member of the editorial board of Historical Materialism and of the Political Marxism research group at the University of Sussex.