Events and Announcements: 6 November 2022

Events and Announcements: 6 November 2022

Calls for Papers

Call for Papers – International Law and the SAARC Region in Times of Crisis: Conference hosted by the Faculty of Legal Studies at South Asian University, New Delhi, 1 March 2023. The conference is announced in the midst of international law issues and challenges thrown up by the developments in the SAARC region and beyond. It aims to provide a platform for international lawyers and academics to exchange views on these developments and offer fresh perspectives. Abstracts are due by 12 December 2022. We encourage submissions from early-career academics. For more information, click here.

Call for Papers – Distortion, Distillation, Disorder: International law and critique twenty years after the invasion of Iraq: The International Law and Human Rights Unit at the University of Liverpool warmly invites postgraduate research students to its 4th Annual Postgraduate Conference in International Law and Human Rights. The conference will take place on 27th and 28th March 2023. This year, the conference theme is “Distortion, Distillation, Disorder: International Law and Critique Twenty Years After the Invasion of Iraq”. The deadline to apply is 18 November 2022. For more information, click here.

Call for Papers – “Protecting the Environment in Armed Conflict: The Legal and Policy Framework of the Future”: The International Review of the Red Cross is accepting submissions for its edition “Protecting the Environment in Armed Conflict: The Legal and Policy Framework of the Future” until Monday 14 November 2022. For the full call for papers and information on submission, click here.

Call for Papers – “Combating Conflict-Related Sexual Violence”: Freie Universität Berlin is hosting a workshop on the topic “Combating Conflict-Related Sexual Violence – Comparative Insights on International and National Capacities” taking place on 12-13 May 2023. The workshop is organised by Ajla Škrbić (Freie Universität Berlin) with the support of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

The two-day workshop is aimed at bringing together scholars and practitioners working on conflict-related sexual violence from different disciplinary perspectives, especially with a focus on gender. It will feature keynote lectures given by Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics and Political Science) and Michelle Jarvis (International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism – Syria). Concluding observations will be delivered by Kim Thuy Seelinger (Washington University and Special Adviser on Sexual Violence in Conflict to the ICC Prosecutor). For more details, click here. Submission by abstracts from early career scholars is encouraged in particular.


The power of asking “How”: a key to understanding the development of IHL?: The International Review of the Red Cross is launching the double-edition “How International Humanitarian Law Develops” on 17 November 2022 (online). The power of asking “How”: a key to understanding the development of IHL is a preview of the articles in the “How International Humanitarian Law Develops””, with reflections from authors writing on the past, present and future of IHL. The edition features over 30 interviews and articles from the most reputable scholars and practitioners of international humanitarian law, international criminal law, International human rights law, and judges of international courts. The edition also includes a special feature from the former president of the ICRC – Peter Maurer. For more information and registration, click here.

Persons with disabilities in armed conflicts: from invisibility to visibility: This virtual ICRC event on 1 December 2022 marks the official launch of some 30 articles and interviews, and testimonials from persons with disabilities affected by armed conflicts. This edition titled “Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts” features contributions by a wide variety of profiles including persons with disabilities, practitioners, academicians, representatives of countries and international organizations, on the protections (and lack of adequate protections) for persons with disabilities in armed conflicts. For more information and registration, click here.

Fall 2022 Symposia – Intersectionality in International Criminal Law: The Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review is pleased to host a virtual symposium on intersectionality and how international criminal law can account for structural drivers of violence. Through critically questioning discriminatory systems and applications of law, this symposium will analyze how the Rome Statute governs international criminal law, as exemplified by the International Criminal Court’s rulings on enslavement.

This symposium will be held online on 9 November at 12:00-1:30 pm EST. will feature Alexandra Lily Kather, International Criminal Lawyer and Co-Founder of Emergent Justice Collective; Nick Leddy, Head of Litigation at Legal Action Worldwide; Priya Gopalan, International Criminal Lawyer and Member of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention; moderated by Ramya Kudekallu, Telford Taylor Human Rights Teaching Fellow of Clinical Law, and Chairperson of the New York City Bar International Human Rights Committee. For more information and to register, click here.

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