Calls for Papers

Events The International Criminal Defence Lawyers Germany e.V. (ICDL) is pleased to announce its Annual Meeting 2020 on 25 January 2020, which will feature practitioners from multiple international courts and tribunals and will address current developments and cases. The outline of the event will be as follows: 'Flashback and vision of the future of International Criminal Law and Tribunals', H. E. Judge...

Call for Papers The Editors of the Melbourne Journal of International Law (‘MJIL’) are now inviting submissions on areas of interest in international law for volume 21(1), which will be published in July 2020. MJIL, a premier generalist international law journal, is a peer-reviewed academic journal based at Melbourne Law School in the University of Melbourne. MJIL publishes innovative scholarly research and critical examination of...

Call for Papers The ASIL International Criminal Law Interest Group invites proposals for its annual Works-in-Progress workshop, which will be held on 31 January 2020 at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. All interested participants should submit an abstract (500 words maximum) by 15 December 2019, via email to ASIL International Criminal Law Interest Group Co-Chairs, Andrew Boyle (jandrewboyle[at]gmail[dot]com) and...

Call for Papers The University of Michigan Law School invites junior scholars to attend the 6th Annual Junior Scholars Conference, which will be held on 17-18 April 2020, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The conference provides junior scholars with a platform to present and discuss their work with peers, and to receive detailed feedback from senior members of the Michigan Law faculty. The Conference...

Events On Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 4 p.m., international law scholar Prof. Anne Orford will deliver the Fifth T.M.C. Asser Annual Lecture in the Peace Palace in The Hague. The theme of the lecture is "International Law and the Social Question." Prof. Anne Orford will argue that human welfare, social unrest, labour relations, and migration receive too little attention from international lawyers. Though international...

Call for Papers In 2020, an ESIL Symposium on 'Exploring the Frontiers of International Law in Cyberspace' will be co-organized by the Chair of Public International Law, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. The symposium will consist of two one-day events, one organized on 15 May 2020 in Kraków, the...

Call for Papers The International Criminal Law Review is pleased to announce a call for papers on 'The Visualities and Aesthetics of Prosecuting Aged Defendants' for international crimes. While we encourage legal submissions, we also hope to receive contributions from authors with a variety of backgrounds (e.g. anthropology, sociology, criminology, museology, forensics) working in the fields of international criminal justice and...

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...