Events and Announcements: January 27, 2013

by An Hertogen

Calls for Papers

  • The International Law Discussion Group of the University of Edinburgh is launching a call for papers for its biennial spring Doctoral Symposium to take place on June 17-18, 2013 on Regime Interactions. Abstracts are due by March 1, 2013. More information can be found here.
  • The quarterly journal, Transnational Legal Theory, is soliciting submissions for a Symposium on William Twining’s Montesquieu Lecture on “Globalisation and Legal Scholarship”, available as pdf here. TLT will publish responses to and engagements with Professor Twining’s inspiring lecture in its Summer 2013 issue. Submissions can take the form of essays, review articles or small scholarly papers, but should in no case exceed the length of 5.000 – 6.000 words, including footnotes. The journal is anonymously peer-reviewed. Interested contributors are invited to send a working title and short abstract to Peer Zumbansen at Osgoode Hall Law School or to TLT by 28 February 2013 in order to allow for the drafting of a provisional table of contents for the symposium issue. All final submissions are due by 15 April 2013.

Special Issue

Transnational Dispute Management has published its special issue on Aligning Human Rights and Investment Protection. Excerpts can be found here.

Anti-Corruption Prize

The University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law at Allard Hall has launched one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the international fight against corruption and protecting human rights.

The $100,000 prize will be awarded every two years to an individual, movement or organization that has shown exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law.

Nominations for the inaugural prize are now open at www.allardprize.org, and will remain so until the deadline of February 20, 2013. The selection process will occur in the spring of 2013, and the inaugural prize is scheduled to be awarded in September 2013.

Last week’s announcements can be found here. If you would like to post an announcement on Opinio Juris, please contact us.

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