Events and Announcements: 27 September 2020

Events and Announcements: 27 September 2020


Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2020/21 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of leading experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Dr Matthew Windsor, and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978 to 2013. All seminars for the 2020/21 series will be delivered online and anyone is welcome to attend. For the invitation, please contact m[dot]r[dot]windsor[at]reading[dot]ac[dot]uk. 

Call for Papers

The Editorial Board of The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre (MLLWR) is pleased to invite submissions for the upcoming volume in 2021. The Review’s editorial board welcomes submissions that come within the broader scope of the Review, including military law, law of armed conflict, law on the use of force, as well as international criminal law and human rights law (inasmuch as related to situations of armed conflict). For vol 59 issue 1, the deadline for submission is 15 November 2020. Submissions after this date will be considered for volume 59 issue 2. Submissions should be sent to mllwr[at]ismllw[dot]org and will be subject to double-blind peer review. Articles should normally not be longer than 15,000 words (footnotes included), although longer pieces may exceptionally be considered. Inquiries as to whether a possible submission comes within the scope of the Review can be sent to the above mentioned email address. Volume 58, the first to be published under the new collaboration between the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War and Edward Elgar Publishing, will be available in print and online in December 2020.

UN Audiovisual Library

The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following materials to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website: a lecture by Professor Diane A. Desierto on “Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Investment Law” in video and audio formats accompanied by its related materials list; an introductory note by Professor Gian Luca Burci on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, 2003; and the procedural history of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, 1981.

The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can also be accessed through the relevant preinstalled applications on Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”. 

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