Events and Announcements: 23 October 2022

Events and Announcements: 23 October 2022

Calls for Papers

Call for Abstracts – Twin Conferences in Tribute to The Philosophy of Joseph Raz: Professor Joseph Raz, to many of us a lifelong mentor, colleague and dear friend, passed away on May 2nd, 2022. In recognition of Raz’s enormous influence in philosophy and legal theory, organizers of the twin conferences in tribute to his work invite you to submit a proposal for presenting a paper in one of the conferences. The proposal should consist of a reasonably detailed abstract of about 500-800 words. Your paper is not expected to be a commentary on Raz’s work, but it does have to relate to it somehow.

The conference dates are 22-24 September 2023 at Columbia Law School, New York, and 27-29 October 2023 at King’s College, London. We expect to have 8 or 9 papers discussed in each conference, over two and half days. The papers will be pre-circulated and pre-read. Participation in the conferences will be open to all, subject only to limits of space and safety. All participants, including presenters, are expected to cover their travel and accommodation expenses. (A very limited hardship fund for young and/or underfunded scholars to help cover their expenses will be available.)

Abstracts should be sent to using the subject line “Raz Conference – submission”. They should arrive no later than January 31 2023, indicating clearly whether you intend it for the London or the New York conference. For more information, click here.

Call for Proposals – Sydney Centre for International Law’s Works in Progress Conference: This event aims to help authors, particularly junior authors, develop draft articles for publication. In addition to the various working sessions, works-in-progress participants will be invited to attend a special Thursday-night keynote presentation by Professor Gerry Simpson of the London School of Economics, who will be in discussion with Associate Professor Emily Crawford of Sydney Law School on “International Law and Ukraine”. The event will be held on Thursday 16 February 2023 and proposals are due on 1 November 2022.

Call for Papers – Sydney Centre for International Law’s Student Writing Competition: Sydney Centre for International Law is organizing a student writing competition to be held in conjunction with our annual International Year in Review Conference.  Submissions should relate to either: Armed conflict in Ukraine or Interstate dispute settlement (ISDS). The best papers will focus on the events of 2022. The prize is $1000 AUD, and applications are due 9 January 2023.


Webinar – The Junction between International Law and Transatlantic Defence and Security: Dr Solon Solomon and Dr Patricia Hobbs invite you on October 24th at 17.00 UK time to this year’s first online panel event of the BUL International Law Group, discussing the junction between international law and transatlantic defence and security with Oona Hathaway from Yale Law School, Jacqueline Hazelton from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Scott Anderson from Brookings Institution, Achilles Skordas from the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and with Steven Wagner from Brunel University London as co-chair. Register in advance here.

Webinar – Launch of JIEL Special Issue on Racial Capitalism: On 9 November AEDT (or 8 November CET), the Journal of International Economic Law will launch its Special Issue on Racial Capitalism and IEL, co-edited by Ntina Tzouvala and James Thuo Gathii. The event is online–please register here.


In and Around War(s): The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights has launched a new podcast on contemporary legal issues related to wars, called In and Around War(s). The series will run until December 2022 with one episode published every second Thursday. It is available on all podcast platforms – including Amazon MusicApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify, and SoundCloud – as well as on the Geneva Academy’s website and YouTube Channel. We have just launched Episode 0 in which the podcast’s hosts – Paola GaetaAntonio Coco and Ana Srovin Coralli – present this new series and its focus.

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