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To have your event or announcement featured in next week’s post, please send a link and a brief description to ojeventsandannouncements@gmail.com.  Featured Announcement BIICL Short Courses Spring 2024: Now Open for Booking! The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has launched its programme of short courses for spring 2024. The programme will cover public international law, climate change law, international trade...

The UN Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict is looking to hire four interns: In the context of an ongoing project, the UN Team of Experts is currently seeking assistance to prepare and publish seven research papers on international criminal law and sexual violence in conflict. The research topics include: Understanding CRSV casebuilding: examining prosecution...

To have your event or announcement featured in next week’s post, please send a link and a brief description to ojeventsandannouncements@gmail.com! Featured Announcement BIICL Short Courses - Autumn 2023: The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is delighted to launch its programme of training courses for 2023. In autumn 2023, we will be offering a number a range of courses...

We regret to inform our readers that we have had to remove a post entitled “Legality of Extraterritorial Coercive Economic Measures Taken Against Russia from the Lens of International Trade Law” and published on our site in September 2022. It has recently come to our attention (and has been conceded by the author submitting that piece) that the post was...

Featured Announcement: Geneva Human Rights Platform’s Training Courses at the Geneva Academy The Geneva Human Rights Platform (GHRP) Training Hub, a project of the Geneva Academy, organizes training courses – in Geneva and online – on the work of United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms and on specific human rights issues like the protection of human rights and the environment or...

Dr Mohsen al Attar and (Dr) Omar Kamel Academics are professional thinkers. We might be charitable and describe ourselves as specialised communicators as well. We engage in a variety of roles, ranging from the advancement of knowledge to the teaching and mentoring of students, from guiding policymakers to supporting social movements. Some of these tasks are mundane—setting assessment questions—just as others...

International lawyers do debate class, but not necessarily in their own professional milieu. There is significant literature on ‘bourgeois’ international law, while the discussion as to what a ‘proletarian’ international law might look like is still alive and well (see for example here, here, and here). Despite these long-standing ties between international legal scholarship and the question of class, there...

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...

Featured Announcement ILA British Branch Annual Spring Conference The International Law Association British Branch Annual Spring Conference will be held on Friday 29 April 2022 at the University of Surrey. The Conference will be held in hybrid mode on the theme ‘International Law and Climate Change’. Full details may be found in the conference programme enclosed and the conference website. Fees range from £10...