Events and Announcements: 24 November 2019

Events and Announcements: 24 November 2019

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 aims to promote fruitful collaboration between participants and to encourage their integration into a community of legal scholars. The Junior Scholars Conference is intended for academics in both law and related disciplines. Applications from graduate students, SJD/PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, lecturers, teaching fellows, and assistant professors (pre-tenure) who have not held an academic position for more than four years, are welcomed. Applications are due by 3 January 2020. Further information can be found at the Conference website here.
  • Durham Law School’s Law and Global Justice research cluster and the Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law at SOAS University of London have issued a call for papers for their Second Postgraduate Colloquium in Critical International Law. The colloquium will focus on postgraduate research in international law that takes a critical approach (broadly understood). Relevent approaches might include, for example: feminism/gender studies, queer theory, Marxism, critical race theory, TWAIL/post-colonial approaches, international legal history/history and international law, psychoanalysis, structuralism and post-structuralism, post-modernism, law and literature, law and art, realism, law and science, and/or empirical approaches. Further details can be found here. The deadline for responding to the call for papers is 16 December 2019 and the Colloquium will be held at Durham University on 27 April 2020.

UN Audiovisual Library

  • To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs presents a lecture by Professor Diane Marie Amann on “Child Rights, Conflict, and International Criminal Justice”. After tracing the developments that led to the adoption of the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, Professor Amann describes parallel developments in two fields: international humanitarian law and international criminal law. The lecture further addresses relevant provisions of the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child and other instruments, in particular the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and assesses efforts made to respect and protect the rights of the child by preventing and punishing crimes committed against children.
  • The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast, which can be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, through SoundCloud or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

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