Upcoming Events: September 23, 2012

by An Hertogen

Upcoming Events

  • 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 Goldsmith, and moderated by William M. Treanor. Registration is requested.
  • The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet Human Trafficking Summit will be hosted in Tallahassee, Florida on September 24, 2012. The summit is bringing together law enforcement and professionals from a number of practice areas. The summit will be live broadcast for those who cannot attend, and there will be simultaneous Twitter and Facebook feeds so that viewers can live stream questions to our panelists and have them answered in real time.
  • The University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the European Investment Bank kindly invite you to the symposium on IAMs and Public Sector Accountability, on September 25, 2012 at the University of Luxembourg – Campus Kirchberg. Registration is free and is by e-mail at fdef-colloques [at] uni [dot] lu.
  • The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies with the support of the Open Society Justice Initiative and the MacArthur Foundation is organizing a conference on September 26-27, 2012 on the topic of ”The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court: Achievements, Impact and Challenges”. The conference will take place at the Peace Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands. More information and registration can be found here.
  • The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the Law Society of Northern Ireland will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“UNCLOS”) with a conference in Belfast, Ireland on November 22-23, 2012. More information and registration is here.

Calls for Papers

  • The Melbourne Journal of International Law is inviting submissions for its 14th volume. The deadline for the first issue, to be published in June 2013, is January 31, 2013.
  • The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México has launched the Latin American Journal of International Trade Law, and is calling for submissions for its first issue, to be published in early February 2013. As it will be a bilingual journal, final manuscripts would need to be submitted by mid-November to allow time for the translation process. Further information, including on style, length and areas covered by the Journal can be found here.
  • The European Society of International Law is calling for papers for its 5th Research Forum on the topic of “International Law as a Profession“. The forum will take place in Amsterdam on May 23-25, 2013. The deadline for the submission of abstracts or panel proposals is November 15, 2012.
  • The Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) of the Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Studies of the University of London invites submissions to its Working Paper Series. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. For more information, please contact ruvi [dot] ziegler [at] law [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk.
  • The Graduate School of Government and European Studies will host a three-day conference from January 17-19, 2013, in Bled, Slovenia entitled the GLOTHRO Workshop on the Direct Human Rights Obligations of Corporations in International Law. The call for papers can be found here. Interested applicants should send a 200 word abstract and a CV in narrative form by October 30, 2012 to jernej [dot] letnar [at] fds [dot] si. Authors will be notified of acceptance by November 10, 2012. With questions, email jernej [dot] letnar [at] fds [dot] si.

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