20 Oct Events and Announcements: September 20, 2019
- The Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and Dean Rusk International Law Center, in conjunction with the Military Law Society, the American Society of International Law, and the International Law Students Association, are proud to present a conference on “The Future of Space Governance” from 8:45-4:00 on Monday, 28 October 2019 at the University of Georgia School of Law. The one-day conference will consist of three panel discussions and a keynote speech, which will bring together specialists on space law from multiple backgrounds. For more information regarding the complete program as well as how to register for the conference, go here.
UN Audiovisual Library
- The Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs has launched a new resource page for the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, which provides a selection of lectures, legal instruments and other materials useful for preparing for the 2020 edition of the Competition. All interested parties are welcome to visit the Moot Court section of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law.
- The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following lectures to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) website: Mr. Alexei Avtonomov on “The Consideration of Individual Communications by Treaty Bodies within the System of the United Nations” available in English, French, and Russian. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast, which can be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple orGoogle devices, through Soundcloud or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.
- The Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, which was established in 1933 as the first exclusively graduate school of international affairs in the United States, seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in international human rights law at the assistant professor or associate professor level. The study of human rights is core to the Fletcher School’s identity and intersects with many of the School’s other academic strengths. The candidate should have particular expertise and interest in this field; teaching experience in this field is desirable. In addition, the ability to teach courses in negotiations/conflict resolution, health rights, migration, or gender would be an added benefit. Specific research interests may include aspects of any of the above or related topics. Policy and scholarly experience are a plus; the ideal candidate will have 3–10 years of professional experience in government, inter-governmental organizations or non-governmental organizations, and/or academia. A J.D. or equivalent law degree is required. A Ph.D. degree would be an added benefit.
- The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research, and graduate student research supervision, and will contribute to various faculty service responsibilities at The Fletcher School as well as to its intellectual community. The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The School undertakes research and prepares master’s and doctoral students to use the latest legal, political, economic, and business thinking, among others, to generate pragmatic policies or make executive decisions that will successfully shape global events.
- Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of potential courses the applicant might teach at Fletcher (or a teaching statement), any teaching evaluations, 1-2 samples of research and writing, and a list of 3–5 references. All application materials should be submitted online here.
- For more information about The Fletcher School at Tufts University, go here.
- The deadline for the application is 30 November 2019.
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