Tributes to Nino

Conferences, lectures, prizes, ceremonies, and more. To pay tribute to a great jurist and man. You can contribute to this blog by sending us your posts and comments.

Sixth Antonio Cassese Lecture

Each year the University of Florence organises a lecture to pay homage to the memory of Antonio Cassese. The Antonio Cassese Lectures deal with topics dear to Antonio Cassese, such as the use of force and international humanitarian law, and always look at the practice of international law. On 7 November 2017, the University of […]

Antonio Cassese Prize – Blog Post by Dr Miles Jackson

On the occasion of the award of the Antonio Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies 2015–2016, the Antonio Cassese Initiative is pleased to publish a blog post written by one of the two Prize winners, Dr Miles Jackson. “I am deeply grateful to the Cassese Foundation and the editors of the Journal of International Criminal Justice […]

Announcement: Cooperation with the Amsterdam Center for International Law

The Antonio Cassese Initiative is pleased to announce the cooperation with the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL). The ACIL is an internationally leading center for cutting-edge research on questions of international law, including international criminal law. Its aim is to plan, facilitate and coordinate internationally acclaimed and acknowledged research and to contribute to the international scientific […]

The Antonio Cassese Initiative is seeking a Fundraising and Communications Intern

Internship Opportunity Position based in Amsterdam (30%) – Remotely (30%) The Antonio Cassese Initiative is opening an Internship position in fundraising and communications. The ideal candidate will be a native English or French speaker and will have an education degree in public international law, international criminal law or other relevant background for the position. In addition, she/he […]

Opening of Antonio Cassese Archives

Report by professor Nehal Bhuta and photo credit to EUI. On November 10, 2016, a special event was held at the European University Institute’s Villa Salviati, to celebrate the opening of the Antonio Cassese Archives. By generous gift of the Cassese family, 40 boxes of the collected papers of Antonio Cassese were received, inventoried and […]

The Antonio Cassese School goes to Nuremberg

In the first week of November 2016, the Antonio Cassese Initiative has organized in Nuremberg a five-day course on investigation and prosecution of international crimes at national level for a selected group of judges and prosecutors judges and prosecutors from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali. The course took place at the International Nuremberg Principles […]

The Possibility of International Law: Commemorating Professor Nino Cassese

The Academy of European Law at the European University Institute, together with the Historical Archives of the European Union and the University of Florence, organizes a special event, “The Possibility of International Law: Commemorating Professor Nino Cassese”, on the occasion of the opening of the Antonio Cassese Archive. This one-day event will  take place at the […]

Walking the Road He Paved: A Tribute to Antonio Cassese

On 11 November 2011, just a few weeks after Antonio Cassese passed away, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon organized a moving ceremony in the Hague, to pay tribute to his former first President. After the event, members of the diplomatic and legal communities spoke about their memories of Antonio Cassese. Below the lik to the […]