Bandung, global history, and international law : critical pasts and pending futures / edited by Luis Eslava, University of Kent, Michael Fakhri, University of Oregon, Vasuki Nesiah, New York University ; foreword by Justice Georges Abi-Saab ; epilogue by Professor Partha Chatterjee.

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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Nonalignment -- History -- 20th century.
Asian-African Conference -- (1st : 1955 : Bandung, Indonesia).
Decolonization -- History -- 20th century.
International law.
In 1955, a conference was held in Bandung, Indonesia that was attended by representatives from twenty-nine nations. Against the backdrop of crumbling European empires, Asian and African leaders forged new alliances and established anti-imperial principles for a new world order. The conference came to capture popular imaginations across the Global South and, as counterpoint to the dominant world order, it became both an act of collective imagination and a practical political project for decolonization that inspired a range of social movements, diplomatic efforts, institutional experiments and heterodox visions of the history and future of the world. In this book, leading international scholars explore what the spirit of Bandung has meant to people across the world over the past decades and what it means today. It analyzes Bandung's complicated and pivotal impact on global history, international law and, most of all, justice struggles after the end of formal colonialism.
Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations; List of Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Spirit of Bandung; Part I. Bandung Histories: 1. Anti-Imperialism: Then and Now; 2. Newer is Truer: Time, Space, and Subjectivity at the Bandung Conference; 3. From Versailles to Bandung: The Interwar Origins of Anti-Colonialism; 4. Bandung: Reflections on the Sea, the World, and Colonialism; 5. Nationalism, Imperialism, and Bandung: Nineteenth-Century Japan as a Prelude; 6. Ghostly Visitations: "Questioning Heirs" and the Tragic Tasks of Narrating Bandung Futures; 7. Bandung 1955: The Deceit and the Conceit; 8. Not a Place, But a Project: Bandung, TWAIL, and the Aesthetics of Thirdness; Part II. Political Solidarities and Geographical Affiliations: 9. Challenging the Lifeline of Imperialism: Reassessing Afro-Asian Solidarity and Related Activism in the Decade 1955-1965; 10. Bandung, China, and the Making of World Order in East Asia; 11. Decolonization as a Cold War Imperative: Bandung and the Soviets; 12. Central Asia As An Object of Orientalist Narratives in the Age of Bandung; 13. Latin American Anti-Imperialist Movements and Anti-Communist States during the Bandung Era; 14. Peripheral Parallels? Europe's Edges and the World of Bandung; 15. The Bandung Conference and Latin America: A Decolonial Dialogue with Oscar Correas; 16. A Triple Struggle: Non-alignment, Yugoslavia, and National, Social and Geopolitical Emancipation; 17. "Let Us First of All Have Unity Among Us": Bandung, International Law, and the Empty Politics of Solidarity; Part III. Nations and Their Others: Bandung at Home: 18. The Colonial Debris of Bandung: Equality and Facilitating the Rise of the Hindu Right in India; 19. From Bandung 1955 to Bangladesh 1971: Postcolonial Self-Determination and Third-World Failures in South Asia; 20. Reimagining Bandung for Women at Work in Egypt: Law and the Woman Between the Factory and the "Social Factory"; 21. Rethinking the Concept of Colonialism in Bandung and its African Union Aftermath; 22. China and Africa: Development, Land, and the Colonial Legacy; 23. Bandung's Legacy for the Arab Spring; 24. Applying the Memory of the Bandung: Lessons from Australia's Negative Case Study; 25. Bandung in the Shadow: The Brazilian Experience; Part IV. Post-Colonial Agendas: Justice, Rights and Development: 26. The Humanization of the Third World; 27. Bandung's Legacy: Solidarity and Contestation in Global Women's Rights; 28. Reflections on Rhetoric and Rage: Bandung and Environmental Injustice; 29. From Statesmen to Technocrats to Financiers: Development Agents in the Third World; 30. Between Bandung and Doha: International Economic Law and Developing Countries; 31. The Bandung Ethic and International Human Rights Praxis: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; Part V. Another International Law: 32. Bandung and the Origins of Third World Sovereignty; 33. Letters from Bandung: Encounters with Another International Law; 34. Altering International Law: Nasser, Bandung, and the Suez Crisis; 35. Palestine at Bandung: The Longwinded Start of a Re-Imagined International Law; 36. "Must Have Been Love": The Non-Aligned Future of 'A Warm December'; 37. The Bandung Declaration in the Twenty-First Century: Are We There Yet?; 38. Virtue Pedagogy and International Law Teaching; Epilogue: The Legacy of Bandung; Index.
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Eslava, Luis, editor.
Fakhri, Michael, editor.
Nesiah, Vasuki, editor.
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