20 May Upcoming Events: May 20, 2012
Calls for Papers
- If you want to participate in panels on R2P and on intervention in Africa at next April’s International Studies Association’s conference, a call for papers is closing tomorrow.
- The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is organizing The 2nd Annual Minerva Jerusalem Conference on Transitional Justice entitled “Transitions In/To Democracy: Contemporary Chances and Challenges” on October 29-31, 2012 in Jerusalem. Submissions are due on 31 May 2012.
- The Armed Forces Law Association of New Zealand and The New Zealand & Australian Armed Forces Law Review are organizing a colloquium on Military Discipline in the 21st Century: the challenges of a new era on August 31 and September 1, 2012, in Auckland, New Zealand. Abstracts are due on 15 June 2012.
- The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University School of Law is holding The Inaugural Benjamin B. Ferencz Essay Competition. The essay, of maximum 6000 words, should address the following question: “Under what conditions may acts that constitute illegal use of armed force and that result in the widespread or systematic attack upon a civilian population be prosecuted as crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, pursuant to the Rome Statute?” Entries are due by 31 August 2012.
- The Journal of National Security Law & Policy (JNSLP) has informed us about its new co-sponsor, Georgetown Law Center, which joins the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) at Syracuse University. Their winter submission deadline is 30 September 2012.
- The TMC Asser Institute is offering three different programs this summer: The Advanced Program in Countering Terrorism (Aug. 27-31), the Program on WMD Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (Sept. 3-7), and the Advanced WTO Training Program (Sept. 17-21).
- The Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s School of Law and the Department of Law at the Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (LUMSA) are pleased to present an academic conference on State-Sponsored Religious Displays in the U.S. and Europe. Taking place on Friday, June 22, 2012, the conference will bring together American and European law and religion scholars to discuss state-sponsored religious displays from a variety of perspectives. The conference proceedings will be in English and Italian with simultaneous translation. Selected papers will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Catholic Legal Studies.
Last week’s announcements can be found here. If you are organizing a conference or other event and would like to see the call for papers or the program announced on Opinio Juris, please contact us.