Please join us for the inaugural seminar of the Joint University of Waterloo–St. Jerome’s University Legal Studies Seminar Series

On Tuesday the 1st of June, 2021 at 6 p.m. EDT,

NTINA TZOUVALAwill be speaking on the topic of


via Zoom (register here)

Dr. Tzouvala is a Senior Lecturer in the Australian National University College of Law.  Her first monograph, Capitalism as Civilisation: A History of International Law, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020, and her work has also appeared in the European Journal of International LawLeiden Journal of International Law, and UCLA Law Review.  She is a member of the editorial collective of the Third World Approaches to International Law Review and serves as Senior Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.


In this seminar, Dr. Tzouvala will be presenting her most recent article, ‘The Specter of Eurocentrism in International Legal History’, published in the Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities in 2021.  


About the seminar series:

The Joint Legal Studies Seminar Series features biannual seminars showcasing a range of legal studies scholarship.  The series is hosted by the Departments of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo and St. Jerome’s University.


For more information:

Please contact Honor Brabazon at with any questions.