29 Oct Events and Announcements: 29 October 2023
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Calls for Papers
The Law Applicable to the Use of Biometrics by Armed Forces: The NATO Cyber Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, the War Studies Research Centre of the Netherlands Defence Academy and the University of Amsterdam are organizing an international workshop on the law applicable to the use of biometrics by armed forces. The aim of the workshop is to provide a platform for debate between academics, practitioners and policy-makers to discuss the legal aspects of the military use of this new technology.
The workshop will take place in Tallinn on the 7th and 8th of May. Those interested are invited to submit an abstract of 500 words and a brief CV before 1 December. Please see the call for papers for further details and suggested topics.
Training Sessions on Counter-Speech Toolkit: The Future of Free Speech Project (FFS) cordially invites you to register for our forthcoming (November 2023) training sessions on our new counter-speech toolkit developed in cooperation with the Dangerous Speech Project. Experts will offer insights into the meaning, role and use of counter-speech. The trainings are primarily targeted for civil society organizations and digital activists, but we also welcome registrations from policy makers, academics and other interested individuals/organizations. Each training session will span across 2 days. Full participation in both days is required. Each training session is the same. We are holding three separate sessions to make it convenient for different time zones:
- South Asia – 1 and 2 November
- Central Time – 6 and 7 November
- Central European Time – 13 and 14 November
Seminar on “Global Constitutionalism and Supranational Adjudicative Bodies: Global South Experiences vis-à-vis Hegemony”: 16th and 17th November 2023, Webinar convened by Dr. Natalia Torres-Zuniga (Peru/Norway), Researcher, Norwegian Center for Human Rights, University of Oslo; and Dr. Juan-Pablo Perez-Leon-Acevedo (Peru), DPhil in Law student (second doctoral course) at the University of Oxford, Affiliated researcher at the University of Oslo, and Lecturer at the Catholic University of Peru. Those interested please register using this form. Upon registration, attendees will receive the webinar Zoom link
This week (Monday-Friday), Opinio Juris will be holding its third annual Symposium on Pop Culture & International Law! Check back daily for an excellent lineup on a range of international law and pop culture topics!