Events and Announcements: 6 March 2022

Events and Announcements: 6 March 2022


Society of Legal Scholars Workshop: The SLS International Law Section will host its online PhD Workshop on Responding to Complex Relationships in International Law on 13 May 2022. The programme includes perspectives on global governance, climate change, international criminal justice, and technology and is available here. Attendance is free but the organisers strongly encourage attendees to consider joining the Society of Legal Scholars for the International Law Section’s future events and annual conference. If interested, please contact a[dot]f[dot]gilder[at]reading[dot]ac[dot]uk.

Online Seminar on International Law and the Use of Armed Force in and against Ukraine: The International Law at Westminster (ILaW) research group is pleased to announce an online seminar on “International Law and the Use of Armed Force in and against Ukraine,” which will take place on 18 March 2022, 5pm London time. Speakers include Professor Natia Kalandarishvili-Mueller (ALTE University in Tbilisi), Dr Vladyslav Lanovoy (Université Laval), Professor Marco Roscini (University of Westminster) and Professor Jennifer Trahan (NYU). Dr Marco Longobardo (University of Westminster) will chair the event. Prior registration is available here.

Call for Papers

Call for papers: Volume 26 of the Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law – Special forum on “The International Court of Justice at 75: an Assessment”: The Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (UNYB) invites interested authors to submit abstract proposals in pursuance of our open call for papers for our forthcoming volume which is thematically focussed on the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The UNYB is a peer-reviewed academic publication, produced by the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and Rule of Law (Foundation) and published by Brill. Founded in 1997, the UNYB was the first scholarly periodical to focus on activities of the United Nations in the field of international law. 

In light of the 75th anniversary of the ICJ, we issue this special call for papers in an attempt to curate and feature submissions that critically engage with and examine the work of the ICJ throughout these years. The deadline for receipt of abstract proposals is 15 April 2022. The full call for papers and submission guidelines can be found here. In case of any queries, please reach out to Sai Venkatesh, Managing Editor at unyb[at]mpfpr[dot]de.

UN Audiovisual Library

Observance of International Women’s Day at the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL): In observance of International Women’s Day, the Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs launched a lecture, in English and Spanish, by Professor Cecilia Bailliet on “Women Refugees and Gender Persecution” / “Mujeres Refugiadas y Persecución de Género”, addressing the challenges that affect refugee women and girls.

The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can be accessed through the relevant preinstalled applications on Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

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