Upcoming Events: July 1, 2012

by An Hertogen

Calls for Papers

  • The Institute for Transnational Arbitration is organizing its second Annual Winter Forum in Miami on January 24-25, 2013. It is calling for abstracts of works-in-progress on a broad variety of topics related to international commercial arbitration and international investment law. Abstracts are due by September 1, 2012 and need to be sent to ITAWinterForum2013 [at] gmail [dot] com.  Proposals should be made in a Word document that is no longer than 1,000 words.  The cover email should indicate your affiliated institution, your contact details and whether your paper has been submitted or accepted for publication elsewhere.  Priority will be given to unpublished papers and works-in-progress. There will be the opportunity to publish final papers in the World Arbitration and Mediation Review. Please direct any enquiries to Joseph Matthews or Jarrod Wong.

The Council for American Students in International Negotiations has issued the following calls for papers:

  • Eyes on the ICC is the first peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal dedicated exclusively to the work of the International Criminal Court and international criminal law. The journal invites quality submissions for its eighth volume from practitioners, scholars, jurists, and professionals in fields related to international criminal law and policy. Occasionally, exceptional student work will be accepted. Manuscripts are accepted on a rolling basis until August 15, 2012. Manuscripts must be computer-generated and submitted electronically via e-mail to icc [at] americanstudents [dot] us, or via Berkeley Electronic Press’s ExpressO submission service, at http://law.bepress.com/expresso. Each submission should contain an abstract, the author’s CV, appropriate contact information, and a cover letter. Articles and Notes may range in length from 25 to 80 pages, double-spaced. Book reviews range from 1,000 to 2,500 words. Submissions should adhere closely to the Chicago Manual of Style and cite sources in legal format according to the Harvard Blue Book. Authors are encouraged to seek comments on their manuscripts from colleagues within their discipline. The journal invites commentary on the quality of its submissions, whether by private correspondence or published letter. Correspondence not directly related to the submission process should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief, Ms. Juliet Sorensen, at juliet [at] americanstudents [dot] us
  • The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is an annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the Council for American Students in International Negotiations. The journal invites quality submissions from scholars, jurists, and professionals in fields related to human rights. Occasionally, exceptional student work will be accepted. IJHRL also welcomes review essays, book reviews, and comments/notes from the field. The deadline for submissions for consideration for the 2012-2013 issue is August 1, 2012. Manuscripts must be computer generated in MS Word and submitted electronically in .doc format via e-mail or Berkeley Electronic Press’s ExpressO submission service. Each submission should contain an abstract of no more than 150 words, a CV, appropriate contact information and a cover letter to the editor assuring that the manuscript has not been submitted or published elsewhere and that the author will not submit the manuscript to any other publication while under consideration with the IJHRL. Manuscripts should range from 3,000 to 10,000 words (approximately 15-25 pages) and be typed, double-spaced. Notes from the field run at approximately 4,000-5,000 words. Book reviews may run from 1,000 to 2,500 words. Please cite sources in standard American legal format according to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Submissions that do not adhere to the aforementioned guidelines may not be considered for publication. Submissions are subject to external, double-blind peer review. Additionally, authors are encouraged to seek comments on their manuscripts from colleagues within their discipline. Notification of acceptance, rejection or need for revision will be given within approximately 6-8 weeks of receipt of manuscript. Submissions and other editorial correspondence should be addressed to ijhrl [at] americanstudents [dot] us.

Volunteer opportunities

The Council of American Students in International Relations (CASIN) is looking for volunteers to take on the role of Board Member, Assistant Editor and Copy Editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law.

  • CASIN Members interested in the role of Board Member should send a letter of interest and resume to Selecting and Nominating Chair Anna Sandor.
  • To apply for one of the editor roles please send a letter of interest, resume/CV, relevant writing sample, contact information for three references and examples of past editing work (if applicable), in .doc or .pdf format to ijhrl [at] americanstudents [dot] us by July 15, 2012. In the letter of interest, please indicate which editor position you are applying for at the Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law.
  • More information can be found here.

http://opiniojuris.org/2012/07/01/upcoming-events-july-1-2012/

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