Events and Announcements: 21 December 2021

Events and Announcements: 21 December 2021

Call for Papers

Call for Proposals – The 2022 Multidisciplinary Forum on Law and Longtermism: The University of Hamburg and The Legal Priorities Project invites paper proposals on the topic of ‘Longtermism and the Law’, for a multidisciplinary forum that will take place on 9-11 June 2022. The guiding theme of this Forum is the role of law in sustaining and improving life hundreds or even thousands of years into the future. The Forum is planned as a hybrid event, with participants unable to attend in person at the University of Hamburg having the option of presenting virtually.  Abstracts of up to 500 words (together with a brief CV or biography) are due by 15 February 2022. Read more regarding the Forum and submission process here.

Call for Papers – International Law Association British Branch Spring Conference: On Friday 29 April 2022, the University of Surrey will host the annual Spring Conference in hybrid mode on the theme of ‘International Law and Climate Change’. The Conference will feature a mixture of invited and selected speakers on the following panels: impact of rising sea levels on migration and Statehood; climate change and international trade and investment law; human rights and climate change; and litigating on climate change. The organising committee invite abstracts of no more than 300 words from academics and practitioners on any of these panels to be sent by 1 February 2022 to: ilaconference[at]conference[dot]surrey[dot]ac[dot]uk. Full details of the call and the conference, including the list of speakers by invitation and the modes of attendance, are provided on the conference website and in the flyer attached.

Call for Papers – 5th Young European Law Scholars Conference: We are pleased to invite submissions for the 5th Young European Law Scholars Conference to be held on 3 June 2022 at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. The conference is co-organised with King’s College London, UK. The theme of the conference is “Reforming the EU Treaties”. Professor Kenneth A. Armstrong from the University of Cambridge will deliver the keynote address. Please visit the conference website to download the call for papers here.

CILJ Annual Conference – Call for Papers: The Editorial Board of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 11th Annual CILJ Conference, which be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and online in a hybrid form on Saturday, 26th and Sunday, 27th March 2022. The theme for this year’s Conference is ‘Strengthening Global Governance through International Law: Challenges and Opportunities’. Papers may be submitted on any area of public international law relevant to this theme. Submissions on private international law and European Union law will also be considered. The deadline for 500-word abstracts is Sunday, 16 January 2022. Registration for the Conference will open in February 2022. Further information will be posted on the CILJ website in due course. In the interim, please contact the Conference Convenors, Ms Jin Qin and Mr Tejas Rao at conference[at]cilj[dot]co[dot]uk with any questions or concerns. Further details are attached as a PDF to this e-mail and can be found below. 


Invitation for Remembering S.P. Sathe – 16th International Moot Court Competition 2021-2022: Stepping into our centenary celebrations, we take immense pleasure in announcing “Remembering S.P. Sathe – The 16th International Moot Court Competition 2021-2022” to be conducted from 10th-12th March 2022. Every year, Professor S. P. Sathe Foundation, set up by the Indian Law Society, organizes three events at ILS Law College, Pune. The three events are: a Memorial Lecture, a Conference, and a Moot Court Competition. In keeping with the tradition, this year’s broad theme is “Climate Change”. The 16th National Moot Court Competition 2021-2022 aims at equipping the students with the skill of dealing with legal conflicts that arise before the courts owing to gaps and ambiguities in rules pertaining to legal education through an intersection of international and environmental law. Maximum Thirty Two (32) teams shall participate in the Competition on first come first basis. Please find attached herewith the brochure of the 16th International Moot Court Competition, 2021-22. Kindly log on here for further details. 

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