Space Colonization, Erasure of Global South, PhDs & Other Anxieties of Aspiring Int'l Lawyers Ft. Cris van Eijk | 31 | JC |


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In this episode, we speak with Cris van Eijk (@crisveijk) on everything from Elon Musk writing a constitution of Mars, to how global south contributions to international space law have been disregarded over time, to discussing challenges of getting into an international law Ph.D., to examining the inclusiveness of the discipline in addition to a host of other issues affecting young and upcoming international lawyers.

You can find more about Cris and his work at:

Material Referenced in the Episode:

Article - Unstealing the Sky: Third World Equity in the Orbital Commons <>

Article - Sorry, Elon: Mars is not a legal vacuum – and it’s not yours, either

Article - International Lawyers, Look to the Heavens – Before We Lose Them

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