Events and Announcements: 10 December 2023

Events and Announcements: 10 December 2023

To have your event or announcement featured in next week’s post, please send a link and a brief description to Next Sunday (17 December) will be the last E&A before the New Year, so make sure to send in any calls for papers or events in later December or early January before then!

Calls for Papers

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law – Volume 54: The Netherlands Yearbook of International Law is pleased to invite submissions for Volume 54 – ‘General Principles of International Law: More Than A Gap-Filler?’ In this volume, the volume editors invite papers that critically reflect on the variety of manifestations of and controversies surrounding ‘general principles of law’. The full call for papers can be found here. Authors are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 400 words by 14 January 2024. Authors of selected abstracts will then be invited to send a first full draft of no more than 10,000 words including footnotes by 30 April 2024. All emails and files should be sent to all the following

European Yearbook on Human Rights: The European Yearbook on Human Rights is shedding light on current human rights topics of concern and the most pressing issues that impair human rights protection, the rule of law and democracy in Europe and beyond. We welcome submissions concerning human rights developments within the major European institutions namely the EU, the CoE and the OSCE. Articles concerning a topic not related to one of the aforementioned institutions but dealing with current and topical human rights developments will be taken into consideration as well.

Authors will be invited to submit full contributions based on an abstract (max 500 words) that should be sent by 20 December 2023. Abstracts should be submitted with a short bio to The deadline for submitting the manuscript is end of March 2024. For further information or questions, please email

The ICC as a Justice Hub, Pragmatic Complementarity and Domestic ICL Enforcement: Tilburg Law School, Department of Criminal Law, organizes an international conference on domestic prosecution of international crimes in light of the ICC’s shift from “Apex court to Justice Hub”.The conference will be held over two days: on 13-14 June 2024 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The organizers aim to bring together a group of scholars, practitioners, and representatives of civil society to discuss the state of play of domestic international criminal law (ICL) enforcement. The conference aims to explore the ICC’s role as catalyst for domestic prosecutions of international crimes. The aim is (i) to understand who, why and how states prosecute certain individuals, (ii) critically discuss universal jurisdiction policies, and (iii) disentangle the interplay between ICL and migration law. Accommodation and travel expenses are covered for speakers. Deadline for abstracts is 15 January 2024. For more information, click here.


New Technologies in Modern Warfare: Please join us on 11 December at 16:00 CET for the HILAC Lecture ‘New technologies in modern warfare’, which will take place in person at the Asser Institute in The Hague. During the lecture, we will explore the multifaceted relations between new technologies and contemporary armed conflicts. For more information and to register, click here.

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