Stewart on Barkan and Ciepley

Joshua Barkan, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Georgia, and David Ciepley, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Denver, joined us for the fourth meeting of the Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University this past Friday, November 3, 2017.  Each professor presented on a paper they Read more about Stewart on Barkan and Ciepley[…]

Khalid on Barkan and Ciepley, “Corporate Sovereignty”

Joshua Barkan and David Ciepley visited the Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law on Friday, November 3, 2017 to discuss the topic of corporate sovereignty. Barkan discussed his ideas regarding corporate sovereignty through the framework of his paper Property and Sovereignty: Political Territoriality and the Corporate Control of Land. Ciepley addressed his position Read more about Khalid on Barkan and Ciepley, “Corporate Sovereignty”[…]

Ciepley and Barkan on Territoriality

Last Friday in the Mellon Sawyer Seminar, Joshua Barkan and David Ciepley came to discuss their upcoming articles. In his paper, “Property and Sovereignty: Political Territoriality and the Corporate Control of Land,” Barkan explored the connection between territoriality and sovereign power. In his paper, he used the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s leasing of land Read more about Ciepley and Barkan on Territoriality[…]

DiSalvo on Barkan and Ciepley

On November 3rd, 2017, Professor Joshua Barkan of the University of Georgia and Professor David Ciepley of the University of Denver presented Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law at Duke University. Together, they broadly presented on the topic of corporations and sovereignty. Professor Ciepley specifically discussed his working paper Three Corporate Ages and the Read more about DiSalvo on Barkan and Ciepley[…]

Walburn on Barkan and Ciepley

This week Joshua Barkan and David Ciepley came to discuss corporate sovereignty. Both of these scholars noted how corporations function as an alternative modality of sovereign governance. Barkan explained that corporations act in relation to, different than, and in tension with states. As a geographer, he is especially interested in the territorial aspects of corporate Read more about Walburn on Barkan and Ciepley[…]

Two Opposing Visions of Corporate Sovereignty

On November 3rd Joshua Barkan and David Ciepley presented their papers at the Sawyer Seminar on Corporations and International Law on corporate sovereignty and its relationship to international law. Both papers shared the same thematic emphasis on how corporate power is manifested and maintained in relation to state power, and how the two can even Read more about Two Opposing Visions of Corporate Sovereignty[…]