Events and Announcements: March 24, 2013

by An Hertogen

Upcoming Events

  • On April 8-9, 2013, The Institute for International Law and Justice, New York University School of Law, in partnership with the Schumpeter Research Group at the University of Giessen, is organizing a conference on Innovation in Governance of Development Finance: Causes, Consequences and the Role of Law.  Registration is now open here.
  • Registration is now open for the Twenty-first Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL) to be hosted by the Centre for International and Public Law, ANU College of Law, the Australian National University from July 4-6, 2013 at University House in Canberra, Australia.  This year’s theme is Accountability and International Law, and Professor Harold Hongju Koh will be the Keynote Speaker.
  • If you’re getting ready to attend the American Society of International Law’s Annual Conference on April 3-6, 2013, check out this post on Preparing for ASIL 2013 by our friends at OUP.

Calls for Papers

  • The European Society of International Law (ESIL) Interest Group on Business and Human Rights is calling for papers for its panel on May 23, 2013 at the 5thESIL Research Forum in Amsterdam. A 300 words abstract proposal (Word or pdf format) should be submitted via email to Dr. Olga Martin-Ortega by April 15, 2013. Candidates are requested to include their name and affiliation in the email but not in the abstract itself.
  • Abstract submissions are sought for a conference on Interpretation and International Law, to be held at the University of Cambridge on August 27, 2013, with the support of the Faculty of Law and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. Keynote presentations include: Judge Sir David Baragwanath (President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon); Professor Andrea Bianchi (The Graduate Institute, Geneva) and Ingo Venzke (University of Amsterdam). Further details can be found in the call for papers. Abstract submissions must be between 300-500 words in length and should be accompanied by a short resume. Applications should be e-mailed by 1 May 2013, and successful applicants will be notified by late May 2013.

Announcements

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

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