Events and Announcements: February 17, 2013
Calls for Papers
- After a successful first edition of Young Researchers Conference on Law, “Hëna e Plotë” Bedër University and University of Tirana are organizing the second edition of the series, Current Issues and Trends in International Law. Several topics will be covered and abstracts are due February 20, 2013.
- The conference Global Challenges in Public Private Partnerships: Cross-sectoral and Cross-disciplinary Solutions? will be held November 6-7, 2013. Conference hosts include the Department of Transport and Regional Economics, the Law Faculty of the University of Antwerp, and the Antwerp Management School. Abstracts are due February 28, 2013.
- The Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School is accepting submissions for conference papers and panel discussions to the conference NewDirections in Global Thought: IGLP at Five. The conference will be held June 3-4, 2013 and the deadline is March 1, 2013. Those wishing to present works at the conference should submit a 250-word abstract of the paper. Those with panel ideas should submit a 500-word description of the topic along with the names and emails of all potential panelists. More information can be found here.
- The New Professionals Interest Group of the American Society of International Law and the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law have issued a call for papers for a junior scholars workshop on How Can International and Comparative Law Scholars Benefit from Each Other’s Perspectives? The call can be found here. Proposals are due by March 1, 2013.
- The University of Wisconsin Global Legal Studies Center and the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group invite panel proposals relating to any aspect of the study of law and South Asia for the South Asia Legal Studies Pre-Conference. The Pre-Conference will take place Oct. 17, 2013. Deadline for proposal submission is March 1, 2013.
- The Société française pour le droit international has issued a call for papers for its annual conference, to take place in Rouen, May 30-June 1, 2013. The theme is Internet et le droit international. The call can be found here. Abstracts are due March 18, 2013.
- The Asian Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 4th Biennial Conference, Asia and International Law in the Twenty-First Century: New Horizons, which will be hosted by the Indian Society of International Law in New Delhi, from November 14-16, 2013. More information can be found here. The deadline for abstract submission is April 15, 2013.
- The European Central Bank and the Banque de France are hosting a conference entitled Retail Payments at a Crossroads: Economics, Strategies, and Future Policies on October 21-22, 2013. More information on the call be found here. The deadline for paper submission is May 15, 2013.
- The Genocide Research Group at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities invites contributions to a one-day workshop which it will host on November 8, 2013. Topics concerning the legal and political discourses surrounding genocide (justification, legitimacy, illegitimacy, condemnation, silence, response of the international community) are encouraged. Abstract submission deadline is June 1, 2013.
- The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University College of Law is sponsoring the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, which runs from May 28th to June 14th 2013. The program offers 19 courses taught by more than 39 prominent scholars in the field of human rights, in both English and Spanish. The program welcomes more than 170 participants from more than 40 countries with differing backgrounds and levels of experience for an intensive three weeks in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the Academy hosts special events, such as panels, a film series, and site visits to international organizations. Access more information here.
- Oil, Gas and Energy Law has published its first issue of 2013 on Nuclear Law and Policy.
- The GlobalTrust Project at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, directed byProfessor Eyal Benvenisti, invites candidates interested in exploring themes related to this project, to apply for: One post-doctoral fellowship ($25,000 per one year), two doctoral fellowships ($20,000 per year, up to three years) and two visiting fellowships ($1,500 per month, between 3-6 months). Application deadline (for the academic year of 2013-2014): 1 April, 2013.
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