The Language of Ocean Governance: An Anthropological View of a Global Village

In this post, anthropologist Jennifer Telesca takes a deep-dive into the intricacies of the United Nations as a field research site, and how high-level global negotiations over the world’s High Seas and their resources can be understood through an anthropological lens. First in 1958, then in 1982, the United Nations Convention on the Law of Read More …

Mare Nullius at Bergen Summer Research School

Over the last couple of weeks, the University of Bergen has hosted the Bergen Summer Research School, bringing together PhD students and junior researchers from a wide range of disciplines and countries. The focus for this year’s summer school was how scientists and academics can make their research have an impact on policy making relating to Read More …

The Mare Nullius Document Collection website is up and running!

We are pleased to announce that our online, open-access Document Collection has officially been launched! While the Document Collection is still a work in progress, Phase One of the site’s construction is now complete, featuring a collection of Key UN Documents related to central topics of the Mare Nullius project. The collection contains UN treaties and agreements that Read More …