IASL represented at Montreal International Aerospace Week 2022

As part of Montreal International Aerospace Week 2022’s Defense and Security / Space Day, former Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law Mr. Kuan-Wei Chen took part in a roundtable discussion titled “Perspectives and Solutions to the Risk of Space Belligerence”.

Published: 2 Dec 2022

Welcome to the IASL Class of 2022-2023

Interim Director of Institute of Air and Space Law Professor Donal Hanley welcomed the incoming class of 2022/2023 in the spectacular rooms of Old Chancellor Day Hall last Friday. After two years of virtual and hybrid learning, it was the first welcome held entirely in person again and it was a delight to see the incoming students meeting professors and Institute staff while enjoying free pizza and drinks.

Published: 2 Dec 2022

Stefan-Michael Wedenig named New Executive Director of the Centre and Institute of Air and Space Law

We are pleased to announce that doctoral student Stefan-Michael Wedenig (LL.M class of 2020/21) has been named the new Executive Director of the Centre and Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University. With effect from 1 September, Stefan-Michael will take over the role of the outgoing Executive Director, Kuan-Wei (David) Chen, who has served the Centre and the Institute admirably over the past ten years.

Published: 2 Dec 2022

Dr. Donal Hanley becomes IASL Interim Director

We are delighted to announce that Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) Adjunct Professor Dr. Donal Hanley has been appointed Associate Professor by the McGill Faculty of Law and assume the position of Interim Director. Dr. Hanley is taking over the helm from Professor Ram Jakhu, who for over two years has directed and managed the Institute through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extended medical leave of the previous IASL Director Professor Brian Havel.

Published: 2 Dec 2022

Publication of the McGill Manual, the world’s first manual clarifying international law applicable to military uses of outer space

After over six years of intense collaboration with subject-matter experts and institutions from across the globe, McGill University is pleased to announce the publication of Volume I of the McGill Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (McGill Manual: Volume I - Rules).

Published: 2 Dec 2022


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