Events and Announcements: 30 August 2020

Events and Announcements: 30 August 2020

Online Summer School

The Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its Sixth International Law Summer School Program for professionals, legal researchers, post-graduates and academics in the fields of international law and human rights. 

The 2020 School program will run entirely online throughout the two-week period of 12 – 22 October 2020, with the weekends being free of lectures. All presentations and discussions will take place in English. An Arabic version of the program will also take place in November. 

The school aims to assist professionals in developing a coherent understanding of the legal and human rights situation in the OPT while closely studying the application of international law in the OPT. The program offers lectures by human rights professionals, civil society organizations and human rights groups on key human rights issues and trends of violations witnessed in the OPT.

The program is open to post-graduate students of law and related fields, legal scholars, human rights defenders and researchers. Participants that attend all sessions online will be granted a certificate of completion. The program can only accommodate a limited number of participants. For more information, please contact: ilcenter[at]alhaq[dot]org.

Interested candidates should submit their CV (personal resume) and a cover letter explaining their knowledge of the Palestinian question and how they would best employ the knowledge from this program in their work and research. All personal resumes and cover letters need to be submitted (to:  ilcenter[at]alhaq[dot]org) no later than 13 September 2020. If you have already applied to the Summer School 2020, please, send an email confirming your interest to be part of the online program. 

For more information about the Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law and the International Law Schools program, watch the introductory video here or visit the full call for papers here.


The Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Law invites applications for one post of Global Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) to begin in August 2021, for a period for one year. As the first of its kind in Asia, the Global VAP Program prepares aspiring and emerging legal academics for securing tenure-track academic positions in the global teaching market. The application deadline is 1 October 2020. For more information, go here.

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