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In this HILAC lecture, co-organised by ACIL, the Asser Institute and the Red Cross, Robin Geiss (University of Glasgow) will talk about challenges arising from new military technologies.

Event details of New military technology
Date 1 October 2019
Time 19:30 -21:00


Autonomous weapon systems, cyber war, the militarization of space and other technologies lead to new challenges for International Humanitarian Law. According to Robin Geiß, these challenges raise fundamental questions about the applicability of International Humanitarian Law. During this lecture, Geiß will discuss the biggest challenges and how the international legal order should respond these challenges.

About Robin Geiß

Robin Geiß has a long lasting career as scholar of international law. He holds the Chair of study program International Law and Security  at the University of Glasgow and is Director of the Glasgow Centre for International Law and Security (GCILS). He is a Visiting Professor and faculty member of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po, a former Legal Adviser to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and currently serves on the Research Advisory Board of the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin. He is Co-Editor of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, a member of Lieber Prize Committee of the American Society of International Law and the German National Committee on International Humanitarian Law.


To register for this event, please visit the event announcement on the website of Humanity House in The Hague.