Herman T. Salton, Ph.D.


In English

Salton, H. T. (2018) Trouble at the Top: International Leadership in the Age of Genocide, single-authored monograph currently being completed [95,000 words]. A French version titled Carnets Diplomatiques: Les Opérations de Paix de l’ONU, is also being prepared [95.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2018) A Lifetime of Preventive Diplomacy: The Goulding Diaries. Edited collection of private diaries by a former UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs [90.000 words]

Salton, H. T. (2017) “Practical Approaches to Peacebuilding: Putting Theory to Work”, Book Review for Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), http://acuns.org/review-of-practical-approaches-to-peacebuilding-putting-theory-to-work/ 26 September 2017 [1.433 words]

Salton, H. T. (2017) “Anti-Religious or Anti-Islam? The ‘Obscure Clarity’ of France’s ‘Anti-Veil’ Legislation”, Int. J. Arab Culture, Vol.3, No.1, 1-24 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2014) “The Muslim Veil in the United States and France: A Comparative Analysis of Law and Policy”, Int. J. Public Policy, Vol.11, No.2, 332-354 [16.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “Arctic Host, Icy Visit: China and Falun Gong Face Off in Iceland. A Response”, Journal of Nordic and Mediterranean Studies, Vol.8, No.2, March 2013 [6.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “’A Flag for All Republicans’: The Legislative History and Parliamentary Debates of the French Law on Religious Signs at School”, Can J. Human Rights, Vol.2, No.1, 118-157, [13.000].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “Free To Wear Whatever They Want? The Muslim Veil and School Symbolism in the Law and Politics of the USA”, Int. J. Public Law and Policy, Vol.3, No.1 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “A Very French Obsession: France, the Islamic Veil and the Struggle between Law and Politics”, Int. J. Human Rights and Constitutional Studies, Vol.2, No.1 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “A Stroke of Genius? Religion, the Founding Fathers and the Creation of the American Polity”, Public Administration Review, Vol.2, No.1 [9.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “Nation, Faith and War: The Birth of Freedom in France and the United States”, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 6, No. 1 [9.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2013) “The Little Prince, Race and the Five Planets of Racism”, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2013 [14.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2012) “A Godless Constitution? Faith, Politics and Speech in the Bill of Rights in the United States of America”, International Law Research, Vol. 1, No. 1 [9.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2012) “France’s Other Enlightenment: Laïcité, Politics and the Role of Religion in French Law”, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol. 5, No. 4 [9.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2012) “Unholy Union: History, Politics and the Relationship between Church and State in Modern France”, Review of European Studies, Vol. 4, No. 5 [9.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2010) “A Political Duty: An Analysis of the French Law on Religious Symbols at School through the Prism of its Parliamentary History”, in Ragnarsbók: Essays in Honour of Ragnar Adalsteinsson (Reykjavik, Iceland: Mál og Menning Publishers) 201-262 [14.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2007) “Iceland, Falun Gong and China: A Legal Assessment of the 2002 Events”, Nordic Journal of Human Rights, No.1, 158-182 [11.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2005) “Independent People? Iceland, Falun Gong and the Official Visit of the Chinese President in June 2002”, Nordic Journal of Human Rights, No.3, 245-60 [9.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2002) “Terrifying Times, Icelandic Solutions: Iceland’s Policy against International Terrorism in the Aftermath of 9/11”, Nordic Journal of Human Rights, No.2, 58-66 [6.900 words].

In French

Salton, H. T. (2013) “L’Autorité Morale du Sécrétaire Général”, in B.Chélini-Pont (ed) Annuaire Droit et Religions, Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille (PUAM), 663-686 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2008) “Une Relation Compliquée: Développement Historique et Status Juridique des Minorités Religieuses en Australie”, in B. Chélini-Pont (ed) Annuaire Droit et Religions, Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille (PUAM), 393-416 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. and Griffiths, D. (2007) “Religion, Laïcité et Voile Islamique: La Nouvelle-Zélande Scrute la France (et S’Interroge)”, in B. Chélini-Pont (ed), Annuaire Droit et Religions, Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille (PUAM), 2007, 354-388 [14.000 words].

Salton, H. T. (2006) “Les Agences dans le Monde Anglo-Saxonne: Une Révolution Britannique?”, Cahiers de la Fonction Publique et de l’Administration, n.259, 10-16 [in French] [7.500 words].

Salton, H. T. (2006) “Politique et Administration en Nouvelle-Zélande: Responsabilisation, Decentralisation, Privatisation”,Cahiers de la Fonction Publique et de l’Administration, 21-25  [6.500].

In Italian

Salton, H. T. (2006) “Una Legge Senza Delitto? La Nuova Normativa Francese Sui Simboli Religiosi a Scuola”, Centro Studi sulle Nuove Religioni (CESNUR), Vol.3, No.4, 2006 [9.000 words].

Conference Papers and Lectures

Public Lecture [Cambodia]: “Two United Nations? The Secretary-General, Member States, and the Struggle to Control the UN Bureaucracy”, Global Affairs Program, The American University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 8 May 2017 [forthcoming].

Seminar [Bangladesh]: “Bureaucracy, Power, and Tragedy in International Relations”, Center for Teaching and Scholarship, Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 21 March 2017.

Public Lecture [Nepal]: “Promises and Perils of UN Security Council Reform”, Tribhuvan University and Samyak Bimarsha, Kathmandu, Nepal, 19 March 2015.

Guest Lecture [Nepal]: “Global Governance, the UN and Nepal: The Way Forward”, Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Parliament of Nepal, Daayitwa Office, Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 March 2015.

Panelist [Ireland]: “The United Nations and Post-Modernity”, British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 19 June 2014.

Research Seminar [Bangladesh]: “Historical Research and the United Nations”, Centre for Teaching and Scholarship, Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 23 January 2014.

Instructor [UK]: “The UN, Leadership and Tragedy: The Promises and Perils of An Elite Private Archive”, Postgraduate Research Training, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 26 Nov. 2012.

Guest Lecture [UK]:  “Ideas of Women in Islam”, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 25 Oct 2012.

Speaker, Public Event [UK]: “The United Nations and Rwanda”, International Politics Research Seminar, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 11 October 2012. Discussant: Prof Milja Kurki.

Guest Lecture [UK]: “Unintended Consequences: Professional Lapses and Weak Accountability at the UN”, Module: ‘Peacekeeping and Ethnic Warfare’, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 20 March 2012.

Guest Lecture [UK]: “Room Without a View: The SecretMeetings of the UN Security-Council on Rwanda”, ‘Peacekeeping and Ethnic Warfare’, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 6 March 2012.

Guest Lecture [UK]: “Human Rights, the West and the Islamic Veil”, Module: ‘Islam and Foreign Policy’, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 21 March 2011.

Speaker, Public Lecture [Iceland]: “The Legal Authority of the UN Secretary-General”, University of Akureyri, School of Law, Akureyri, Iceland, 8 January 2011.

Speaker, Public Event [Iceland]: “China, Political Dissent and Falun Gong”, 29 December 2010, Reykjavík Culture House, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Discussant, Book Launch [UK]: C. Laborde, Critical Republicanism, Veil Controversy and Political Philosophy (Oxford University Press) 2009, 6 May 2009, St Antony’s College, Oxford.

Speaker, Public Lecture [UK]: “Dangerous Diplomacy: Anatomy of the UN Failure in Rwanda”, 5 February 2009, Exeter College, Oxford University, UK.

Speaker, Public Lecture [New Zealand]: “France, the Veil and Human Rights”, 17 May 2007, The University of Auckland, Department of Political Studies, Auckland, New Zealand.

Speaker, Conference [New Zealand]: The Visit of the Chinese President to Iceland”, International Advocates for Justice (IAJ), 27 October 2004, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.

Speaker,  Conference [Australia]: “The Price of Terror in America and France: Security v Freedom in the Age of Terror”, XII Annual Conference of the Australian & New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL), 17 June 2004, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

Speaker, Public Lecture [Iceland]: “Racism and Multiculturalism in Japan and the UK: A MRSI Lecture”, 10 April 2002, Icelandic Human Rights Centre, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Other (Non Peer-Reviewed)

Salton, H. T. (2017) “Trump versus Guterres: Will the New President Destroy the United Nations”Oxford University Press | OUP Blog, 27 February 2017 [1.000].

Salton, H. T. (2010) “Fear Factor: Europe Bans the Burqa”, OpenDemocracy, 8 November [5.000].

Salton, H. T. (2010) “Chronically Wiser”, The Oxonian: Oxford Review of Books, Vol.14, No.3 [3.500].

Salton, H.T. (2006) “The Veil Controversy”, New Zealand Law E-Journal, No.3, 2006.

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