Announcements

Announcements The Goettingen Journal of International Law, Europe’s first student-run peer-reviewed journal in the field of international law, has released a special Issue on "The Law and Politics of Indigenous Peoples in International Law". The eight selected articles are available on www.gojil.eu. A completely modernized version of the journal's web page was launched in July, too. Calls for Papers The Goettingen Journal of International...

Events A conference to mark the 70th anniversary of the War Crimes Commission is being held September 10-11, 2013 at SOAS in London entitled: Reinforcing Human Rights Standards: Lessons from the United Nations War Crimes Commission. You can register here. The Moot Court Association of Government Law College in association with the D.M. Harish foundation is pleased to announce the 15th D.M....

The Space Frontier Foundation’s NewSpace 2013 conference is currently underway in Silicon Valley. The program description explains that: The three day event will focus on the current, near term, and future potential and challenges of the emerging commercial space industry. People from throughout the space, advocacy and technology industries to those in startups, government and media bring their ideas for opening...

Calls for Papers The Netherlands Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 2014 edition on the topic of Between Pragmatism and Predictability: Temporariness in International Law. Abstracts, between 300-500 words in length, should be sent to nyil@asser.nl by August 15, 2013, accompanied by a short resume. Successful applicants will be informed by late August, and must submit their papers...

Calls for Papers Transnational Dispute Management has issued a call for papers entitled: "Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement: In Search of A Roadmap." Publication is expected in October or November 2013. Proposals for papers (e.g., abstracts) should be submitted to the editors by 15 September 2013. A call for papers has been issued for the inaugural conference of the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics...

Call for Papers The NYU Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP) is currently accepting submissions for its Summer 2014 Peer Review Issue. This year’s peer review issue is dedicated to showcasing the work of emerging scholars who are early in their professional careers and making significant contributions to international legal scholarship. Articles submitted for the peer review issue are reviewed...

Events The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security is sponsoring an event at the Newseum in Washington DC, on June 25 at 4pm, on NSA Surveillance Leaks: Facts and Fiction. There will also be a live webcast on the Newseum website if you can't attend. The McCoubrey Centre for International Law at the University of Hull (UK) is...

I usually defer to An and Jessica's (excellent!) work in flagging international law-related conferences and events.  But, I wanted to call particular attention to a conference I just learned about that Duke Law School is co-hosting with the University of Geneva next month at the Duke-Geneva Institute of Transnational Law on the Role of Opinio Juris in Customary International Law.  The...

Calls for Papers The Antonio Cassese Initiative for Justice, Peace and Humanity is inviting students and young professionals born after July 1, 1983 to hand in an abstract on a subject dealing with new perspectives in international criminal law. The abstract should be submitted by July 1, 2013 and should be limited to 400 words. Five abstracts will be selected, setting...

Calls for Papers The American Society of International Law’s International Economic Law Interest Group (ASIL IEcLIG) is pleased to issue a Call for Proposals for its inaugural Junior Scholars Research Forum, to be held at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, in Philadelphia, on November 22, 2013. The deadline for receipt of proposals is June 25th, 2013 and more information can...

Calls for Papers The T.M.C. Asser Institute has issued a call for submissions of research papers and articles for publication in the online article series of the International Crimes Database, a new database on international crimes that will be launched this year. The International Crimes Database is based on the DomCLIC database, found here. 500-word abstracts and CVs/résumés are due by June 16, 2013. International...

Calls for Papers A call for papers has been issued for a workshop and publication on "Natural resources grabbing: erosion or legitimate exercise of State sovereignty?” 4th and 5th October 2013 at the University of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy). Deadline for submissions of abstracts is 15 June 2013. The growing demand for natural resources has triggered a “race” to their exploitation and possession, especially in developing...