Events and Announcements: November 24, 2013
Calls for Papers
- The Galway Student Law Review at the National University of Ireland, Galway is seeking submissions for Volume 5 of the Review. Submissions may be on any legal topic, whether domestic, foreign, international or transnational and may be in English, Irish or French. Submissions are accepted from students and academics alike and should be between 1,500 – 10,000 words (approximately – longer articles may be accepted with prior approval) and follow the OSCALA legal citation style. The deadline for receipt of submissions is 1st January 2014. Please include ‘GSLR Submission’ in the subject section of the email. Submissions should be emailed, in .doc or .docx (Word) format to galwaystudentlawreview [at] outlook [dot] com. Please consult the Review’s website for the full submission criteria before submitting. These criteria can be found here. Please direct all queries to the Editor-in-Chief of the Galway Student Law Review at galwaystudentlawreview [at] outlook [dot] com.
- The Hague Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for its 2013 volume, which you can find here. The deadline for submission is 1 January 2014. All submissions should be written in English or French, in MS WORD compatible format and delivered by email to the Editorial Board: hagueyearbook [at] gmail [dot] com. All submissions must be original and unpublished. All submissions should conform to the “Authors’ Instructions”, which is available here.
- The Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana and the Faculty of Law at the University of Lisbon are organizing an international scientific workshop entitled Right To Water: Access to Safe Drinking Water and the Need for Enhanced International Cooperation. The workshop will take place on November 29, 2013 at the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon. The invitation can be seen here, and the program here.
- December 13-14, 2013, the University of Hong Kong will host a conference: Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation. Admission is free and registration is required. Please return the Registration Form by email to Flora Leung at fkleung [at] hku [dot] hk.
- The Irish Center for International Law has announced an upcoming Conference: Reflections on the Current Application of the EU Asylum Acquis, being held in the Hilton Charlemont Hotel in Dublin, Ireland, on the 17th and 18th of January 2014.
- The Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition is a unique trilingual (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) competition established to train law students how to use the Inter-American human rights legal system as a legitimate forum for redressing human rights violations. The 19th Annual Competition will take place from May 18-23, 2014 in Washington, DC and the theme of the Competition is Human Rights and Persons with Disabilities and International Human Rights Law. Since its inception in 1995, the yearly Competition has trained over 2500 students and faculty participants from over 252 universities throughout the Americas and beyond. Written on a cutting-edge topic currently debated within the Inter-American system, the hypothetical case operates as the basis of the competition, and students argue the merits of this case by writing legal memoranda and preparing oral arguments for presentation in front of human rights experts acting as the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. To learn more about the Competition, please visit the website.
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