Upcoming Events: September 9, 2012

by An Hertogen

Upcoming Events

  • The SHARES Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam has launched its SHARES Lecture Series on topics related to shared responsibility. The complete schedule of the lectures for 2012-2013 is available here.
  • Fordham will organize a debate entitled Executive Power and Civil Liberties: Debating Obama’s Targeted Killing Program on September 24, 2012 at 6pm, between Martin S. Flaherty and Jack Goldschmidt, and moderated by William M. Treanor. Registration is requested.
  • The Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University is organizing its 3rd Annual Seminar on Teaching Law and National Security on September 14-15, 2012. Harold Koh and James Steinberg will be keynote speakers. More information can be found here.
  • The International Law Committee of the New York City Bar is organizing a debate on September 12, 2012 from 6.30-9pm on The Next Four Years: The Impact of the 2012 Presidential Election on International Law, featuring John B. Bellinger III, William W. Burke-White, Andrew Kent and Opinio Juris‘ own Deborah Pearlstein. Click here to register.

Calls for Papers

  • Hidayatullah National Law University is convening a Round Table Conference on the Refugee Convention on October 6-7, 2012. Abstracts for papers need to be submitted by September 15, 2012. More information can be found here.
  • The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law has issued a call for papers for a workshop on November 29, 2012, on Debt and Financial Regulation in Reaction to the Crisis: Legal Perspectives on Recent Transformations of Public Authority. Abstracts not exceeding 500 words should be sent via e-mail to Matthias Goldmann and Carlino Antpöhler at regulation [at] mpil [dot] de by 15 September 2012. Successful applicants will be informed by 30 September 2012. Travel and accommodations costs will be reimbursed for participants.
  • The Socio-Legal Review is calling for submissions for its ninth volume to be published in 2013. More information can be found here.

Job Opportunities

  • The Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University offers three PhD positions within the NWO VIDI project “No carrots, no sticks: How do peer reviews among states acquire authority in global governance?”. Applications are due by September 17, 2012, and more information can be found here.
  • The American Society of International Law (ASIL) invites its Academic and Law Firm Partners to refer applicants for three International Law Fellow positions at the ASIL headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Fellows will be responsible for implementing a number of the Society’s research, education, and outreach programs. More information can be found here.
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