A Q&A with the course leader of Climate Change for Decision-Makers: Challenges, Transformations, Strategies

Professor Jorge Vinuales holds the Harold Samuel Chair of Law and Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge, where he founded the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance (C-EENRG).


The Evolution of Specialised Minds

Evolutionary theory has long been used to explain species and sex differences, but individual differences in cognition and behaviour have mostly been left out of the picture.


Reflections on 26 Years with International Legal Materials

It seems like only yesterday that Domingo Acevedo, my colleague at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asked me whether I would be interested in serving on the Editorial Advisory Committee of International Legal Materials (ILM) since he was rotating off.…


La Guarjira in Colombia between paradoxes of ancestral care and exploitation

La Guajira: Natural wealth vs exploitation As a Guajira woman, feminist and social researcher, I want to share some personal reflections from the vision of female leadership as caretakers of the land and the fight against different forms of colonization and exploitation present in La Guajira.…


A practical design approach for a single-stage sounding rocket to reach a target altitude

More than 99% of air molecules on Earth exist below 50km altitude and therefore, there is certainly an upper limit on altitude for an aircraft to reach, while there is a lower limit on an orbit for a spacecraft to operate, as even a low density of air causes large drag due to the high orbit velocity with an unfavourable effect on its operation duration.


GLJ Special Issue on New Private Law Theory

Do you like books? So do we. And do you like book reviews? Same here. But why does the German Law Journal hardly publish book reviews?The…


Expanding your summer law reading list

This small and compact 5th issue of the German Law Journal reaches you from a sunny office but can be consumed at the beach, in the mountains or anywhere else you are travelling this year, whether physically or not.In…


Cambridge to publish a new flagship journal in the fast-growing field of Pakistan studies

Critical Pakistan Studies will be the first international journal devoted to the study of Pakistan and its peopleJournal will be interdisciplinary and open accessAims to give the widest possible understanding of Pakistan, past, and present Cambridge University Press is to publish the world’s first international journal devoted to the study of Pakistan and its people.…