Events and Announcements: January 28, 2019

Events and Announcements: January 28, 2019

Call for Papers

  • LEGINVEST and PluriCourts, in collaboration with Monash University and the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are organizing an international symposium on “The Legitimate Role for Investment Law and Arbitration in Protecting Human Rights.” The symposium will take place in Oslo, Norway on the campus of the University of Oslo on Wednesday and Thursday, 4-5 September 2019. This workshop/symposium invites papers from a wide array of perspectives and disciplines, focusing on the questions of synergetic linkages between investment law and human rights law and how that can be achieved. We are particularly looking for creative approaches and research, both theoretically and methodologically, that can move the intellectual debate on the relationship between these two fields forward. Comparative, empirical and cross-disciplinary work is especially welcome. Submit an abstract (no more than 500 words) and a brief CV here by 1 March 2019. Notification of acceptance will be given in the beginning of April 2019. Accepted abstracts will be expected to submit a draft paper of approximately 8000-10000 words by 1 August 2019. We aim at publishing 5 to 6 selected papers in a special issue of the Leiden Journal of International Law.


  • A reminder that the deadline for applications for the Eighth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law closes next week (Thursday, 31 January 2019). The Forum will be convened by Dino Kritsiotis (Nottingham – Law), JHH Weiler (NYU – Law), Antony Anghie (NUS – Law), Simon Chesterman (NUS – Law), and Lucy Ferguson (NUS – Law), and will be held at the National University of Singapore on 12-14 August 2019. Details regarding applications can be found here.
  • The T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Amsterdam Center for International Law, Manchester International Law Centre, Oxford International Organizations and Oxford University Press are pleased to announce an event entitled, “Two souls in one breast: The international institutional lawyer as scholar and as practitioner,” which will be held 7 March 2019 from 17:00-18:30 in The Hague, The Netherlands. More information, including how to register, can be found here.
  • The Merton Centre for European Integration and International Economic Order, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, University of Glasgow School of Law, and Amsterdam Center for International Law are pleased to announce the 2019 Frankfurt Investment Workshop entitled, “International Investment Law in the Age of Digitalization,” which will be held 8-9 March 2019 at Campus Westend of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Attendance is free, but subject to registration here by 23 February 2019.

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