Tag Archive | northwest passage

Northwest Passage article now open-access

Taylor & Francis / Routledge, the publisher of Ocean Development & International Law, has informed me that my article ‘Steering between Scylla and Charybdis: The Northwest Passage as Territorial Sea’ was one of the journal’s three most downloaded articles in 2014 (it probably helped that it was published in the year’s first issue!). To publicise […]

On the Ice: Kerouac, Franklin, and the Northwest Passage

After a wonderful evening at the Of Water symposium at Westminster University, I had a few hours in London this morning before heading back north so I took the opportunity to check out the exhibit on Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest Passage at the British Library, which was curated by a team with […]

New works published this week

Its been a good week for getting old projects out of the publishing houses and into the public domain. ‘Steering between Scylla and Charybdis’, in which I consider the Territorial Sea designation as an option for resolving the ongoing dispute over the Northwest Passage, has been published in the February 2014 issue of Ocean Development […]

Northwest Passage video from Arctic Circle conference posted

The video of my plenary lecture at the October 2013 Arctic Circle conference has now been posted. In this talk, I argue for the territorial sea option as a ‘middle route’ through the Northwest Passage. Notwithstanding Ambassador Hedberg’s introduction, I am proposing that the Northwest Passage be classified as Canada‘s territorial sea, not the US’. […]

Arctic Circle Roundup: Three Subtexts

I’m just back from Iceland, having attended the first Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik and the affiliated Sixth Annual Polar Law Symposium in Akureyri. As conference planning proceeded, the latter sessions of the Polar Law Symposium got moved to Reykjavik and folded into the larger Arctic Circle meeting. And as things proceeded further, one of…