Summer Timetable

POL340H1F L0101

International Law Foundations


This course will introduce students to the primary sources of international law (treaties and customary international law) and the legal attributes of the core actors in the international system, including states, international organizations and individuals. Related topics will include governance of territory and the seas.


Rousseau, Second Discourse and On Social Contract: Kant, “What is Enlightenment?”; Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France; Wollstonecraft, Vindications of the Rights of Woman.

Format and Requirements

Essay; Final exam.


POL208H1 or POL208Y1 or POL209H5 or POLB80H3

POL340Y1 or POL340Y5 or POLC38H3