Events and Announcements: 1 May 2022

Events and Announcements: 1 May 2022

Featured Announcement

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) provides training that combines world leading research with an applied perspective. Our courses are designed to enable legal practitioners, government officials, students, academics, and civil society organisations to gain expert insights and to deepen their knowledge in areas of international law. 

During summer 2022, BIICL will offer the popular Law of the Sea course alongside two new programmes: the European Rule of Law Toolbox and a new course on Foundation of Public International Law. Each course is convened and taught by international experts from BIICL’s own team in collaboration with external partners, combining academic expertise with practical experience in these fields of law.

The following courses are now available for booking:

The virtual course format consists of a series of sessions in which live teaching is provided via Zoom. Places are limited to ensure a highly interactive experience. In person courses are hosted at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London. A limited number of scholarships are available for each course to provide financial assistance for people who cannot otherwise participate in the courses, and for people from communities that are currently under-represented in the legal community. Discounts for group bookings and individual members of BIICL are also available.

Find out more about our short courses and book a place here.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers – Workshop ‘Making the Multilateral Investment Court Beneficial for Sub-Saharan Africa’: The Mandela Institute, Wits School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, and Monash Law School, Monash University are pleased to announce the call for papers for the workshop ‘Making the Multilateral Investment Court Beneficial for Sub-Saharan Africa’. The call for papers can be found here. The workshop will take place at the Mandela Institute over 24 & 25 November 2022. The call for papers is directed at junior scholars (doctoral candidates or post-docs who received their doctorates less than 7 years ago) who are based in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Their costs for participating in the workshop will be covered in full. They are asked to submit a two-page curriculum vitae and abstracts that address the question: how can the Multilateral Investment Court be made beneficial for the states of Sub-Saharan Africa? ​​​
Further details about the research project which this workshop forms part of can be found here.

Call for Papers – Contested Equality: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives: The Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich (URPP Equality of Opportunity) has issued a call for papers for an international conference on “Contested Equality: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives” to be held at the University of Zurich on 20-21 October 2022. Deadline for the abstract submission is 20 May 2022. For more information and the call for papers see here.

If you would like to post an announcement on Opinio Juris, please contact John Heieck at eventsandannouncements[at]gmail[dot]com with a one-paragraph description of your announcement along with hyperlinks to more information. Thank you!

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