Ocean Politics Symposium: The Social Construction of Oceanic Space and the Indo-Pacific

Drakenmuur in de Verboden Stad (Beijing, China)
Dragon wall in the Forbidden City (Beijing, China)

Alex Oude Elferink participated in the symposium The Law of the Sea and the Social Construction of Oceanic Space, which was hosted the German Institute for International and Security Affairs - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) in Berlin on 4 and 5 September 2023.

He presented on the topic “The South China Sea as a testing ground for competing law of the sea narratives – a challenge to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea?” in the session “The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea: Political Foundations and Legal Developments, 1982-2022”.