Author: John Heieck

Call for Papers In 2020, an ESIL Symposium on 'Exploring the Frontiers of International Law in Cyberspace' will be co-organized by the Chair of Public International Law, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland, and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands. The symposium will consist of two one-day events, one organized on 15 May 2020 in Kraków, the...

Call for Papers The International Criminal Law Review is pleased to announce a call for papers on 'The Visualities and Aesthetics of Prosecuting Aged Defendants' for international crimes. While we encourage legal submissions, we also hope to receive contributions from authors with a variety of backgrounds (e.g. anthropology, sociology, criminology, museology, forensics) working in the fields of international criminal justice and...

Events The Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and Dean Rusk International Law Center, in conjunction with the Military Law Society, the American Society of International Law, and the International Law Students Association, are proud to present a conference on "The Future of Space Governance" from 8:45-4:00 on Monday, 28 October 2019 at the University of Georgia School of Law....

Events Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2019/20 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Matthew Windsor and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978 to 2013. Anyone...

In the late hours of 6 October 2019, the White House announced the withdrawal of US forces from northeastern Syria after a telephone call between US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The announcement shocked defense and intelligence officials and drew rare criticism from Republican lawmakers, who were not consulted before Trump’s decision and who viewed the withdrawal of US...

Call for Papers The Palestine Yearbook of International Law (PYBIL) has opened an invitation for an additional round of submissions for Volume XXII. We welcome general submissions related to public international law. We are interested in particular in critical approaches to international law, and welcome submissions in relation to Palestine. This peer-reviewed volume would include articles, case commentaries, and book reviews.  Articles should not exceed 12,000 words,...

Call for Papers The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors as well as legal scholars and academics. Published since 1962, it is among the oldest publications at the international level in the areas of...

Announcements I am delighted to announce that CUP has recently published Freya Baetens' new book, Legitimacy of Unseen Actors in International Adjudication. Here's the publisher's description: International courts and tribunals differ in their institutional composition and functions, but a shared characteristic is their reliance on the contribution of individuals other than the judicial decision-makers themselves. Such 'unseen actors' may take the form...

Announcement: Francis Lieber Prize 2020 The American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict awards the Francis Lieber Prize to the authors of publications that the judges consider to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict. Both monographs and articles (including chapters in books of essays) are eligible for consideration — the prize is...

Call for Papers The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute is pleased to announce a research workshop on "Sociological Perspectives on International Economic Law and Human Rights Law" from 8 - 9 May 2020. International law is rooted in communities, influencing and affected by social groups and their socio-cultural features. This fifth workshop on the sociology of international...

The Emerging Voices Symposium continued this week with several thought-provoking contributions. Alexander Gilder wrote about the problem of mission creep associated with the use of ill-defined terms, such as ‘stabilization’ and ‘robust,’ in resolutions authorizing UN peacekeeping operations. Brenda Kombo offered new proposals for regional integration on the African continent by reconciling the historically separate areas of international human rights law and...

Call for Papers The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) International Human Rights Section and International Law Section are pleased to announce a call for papers on "New Voices in Human Rights and International Law". The Sections are soliciting papers and works-in-progress on any aspect of human rights law or international law by faculty members who have never presented a human...