University of Calgary

Antonio Franceschet

  • Professor

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.


Antonio Franceschet specializes in international theory, law, and ethics. He is a past Chair of the International Ethics Section (2012-14) of the International Studies Association. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Political Theory. In 2012-13 he was an Annual Fellow at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities. He is an Associate with the University of Sussex's Centre for Advanced International Theory and the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre.

Current Research

Theorizing Resistance Rights in International Politics How do the international system's principles and norms govern the recognition and exercise of resistance rights? What is a just cause for resistance? What means of resistance are justified? This project seeks to explain how rights to resist are constituted, distributed and limited within the international order.

Areas of Supervision

Dr. Franceschet is interested in supervising projects on: resistance and disobedience in global politics; international law and organization, especially related to any of: the use of force, humanitarian law, international courts and criminal punishment, and human rights; as well as international ethics, especially related to the use of force and/or human rights.

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