Announcements

Events Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2019/20 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Matthew Windsor and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978 to 2013. Anyone...

Call for Papers The Palestine Yearbook of International Law (PYBIL) has opened an invitation for an additional round of submissions for Volume XXII. We welcome general submissions related to public international law. We are interested in particular in critical approaches to international law, and welcome submissions in relation to Palestine. This peer-reviewed volume would include articles, case commentaries, and book reviews.  Articles should not exceed 12,000 words,...

Call for Papers The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors as well as legal scholars and academics. Published since 1962, it is among the oldest publications at the international level in the areas of...

Announcements I am delighted to announce that CUP has recently published Freya Baetens' new book, Legitimacy of Unseen Actors in International Adjudication. Here's the publisher's description: International courts and tribunals differ in their institutional composition and functions, but a shared characteristic is their reliance on the contribution of individuals other than the judicial decision-makers themselves. Such 'unseen actors' may take the form...

Announcement: Francis Lieber Prize 2020 The American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict awards the Francis Lieber Prize to the authors of publications that the judges consider to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict. Both monographs and articles (including chapters in books of essays) are eligible for consideration — the prize is...

Call for Papers The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute is pleased to announce a research workshop on "Sociological Perspectives on International Economic Law and Human Rights Law" from 8 - 9 May 2020. International law is rooted in communities, influencing and affected by social groups and their socio-cultural features. This fifth workshop on the sociology of international...

Call for Papers The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) International Human Rights Section and International Law Section are pleased to announce a call for papers on "New Voices in Human Rights and International Law". The Sections are soliciting papers and works-in-progress on any aspect of human rights law or international law by faculty members who have never presented a human...

Last week, I asked my followers on twitter to weigh on whether human-rights NGOs should offer unpaid internships. The poll offered three choices: (1) paid only; (2) unpaid is okay; (3) NGOs should offer a mix of paid and unpaid. I expected position 2 to be unpopular, but I thought position 3 would garner the most votes. I was right about...

Call for Papers The Juris En Conference on International Law 2020 (JECIL 2020) is an academic conference on the modernist approaches of International Law and its allied fields. This conference is being organized by Internationalism, a research organization dedicated to the innovative evolution of international law via academics, learning, and social entrepreneurship. We are in collaboration with ISAIL-Lucknow Institute for a Greater...

Call for Papers The BISA Working Group on Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding, with funding from the BISA Postgraduate Network, is organising an interdisciplinary PGR workshop entitled ‘Militarisation and the Local in Peacekeeping: Ambition, Pragmatism and Adaptability’ to be held atCity, University of London on 20 September 2019. The workshop is the first of a four part series incorporating practitioners as well as academics and will explore challenges...

Featured Announcement SOAS Executive Course in Public International Law The School of Law at SOAS, University of London, is pleased to announce that its Executive Course in Public International Law, 9-13 September 2019, is now open for applications. Taught by some of the leading international lawyers in the UK, the short course is for professionals, but open to anyone interested in international law....

Call for Papers The Senior Legal Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-terrorism and Human Rights is pleased to announce a call for inputs published by the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Ms. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin. The Special Rapporteur is studying the impact of the proliferation of “soft law” instruments and related standard-setting initiatives and processes in...