Announcements

Call for Papers Call for papers on “The Potential of Public Interest Litigation in International Law”: As there is growing interest in using international courts in the public interest, this project, funded by the University of Exeter and the University of Geneva, aims at analysing what challenges lie ahead and how to overcome them.  In order to tackle these questions, the organisers...

Call for Papers Cyprus Human Rights Law Review Call for Papers on special issue: COVID- 19: The Protection of Human Rights in the Pandemic Era: Challenges and Responses: The COVID-19 ongoing crisis has been characterised by the introduction of strict and far-reaching governmental measures restricting fundamental rights to an unprecedented extent for western post-World War II democracies. The Cyprus Human Rights Law...

Events Webinar on Palestine, Israel and the ICC: The Nottingham Law School (NLS) Centre for Rights and Justice is pleased to announce a webinar on 'The Long Walk to Justice: Palestine, Israel and the International Criminal Court' on 12 April 2021 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The webinar will host the contributions of Prof Richard Falk, former UN special rapporteur on...

Call for Papers Call for papers: Online workshop for UNWCC researchers 28 May 2021: The United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC), which operated from 1943-48, was a UN agency that supported localised prosecutions of international crimes committed during the Second World War. The Commission was composed of representatives from 16 Allied States and through its work war crimes and crimes against...

Few international economic lawyers doubt the value of foreign direct investment (FDI). There is even some consensus that FDI plays a vital role in fostering development in host states. It triggers technology expansion, assists human capital formation, and nurtures a dynamic business environment. States—especially across the Third World—appeal to investors in the hopes of attracting a share of the green gold. Although there is truth to...

Events European Court of Human Rights’ Webinar on ‘Human Punishment: Life Imprisonment and the Right to Hope’: The Criminal Law Group of the European Court of Human Rights, in cooperation with the University of Bologna, Liverpool John Moores University and ‘Beyond Detention’ Interest Group is convening a series of webinars on the broader theme of ‘Punishment, Detention, Crisis: Academic Judicial Dialogues’. The...

Events ‘Law. Not War.’ – Special Event honouring Ben Ferencz on his 101st Birthday: Honouring the 101st birthday of the Benjamin ‘Ben’ Ferencz, the last living prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials, the Nuremberg Academy is holding a special live online event on 11 March 2021 starting at 5 p.m. CET, moderated by Deputy Director Dr. Viviane Dittrich. We invite you to join us on...

Announcements 2021 Rosalyn Higgins Prize: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (LPICT) now invites submissions for the 2021 Rosalyn Higgins Prize. The deadline is 30 June 2021. The Rosalyn Higgins Prize is an annual prize which awards EUR 1.000 of Brill book vouchers and a one-year LPICT subscription to the author of the best article on the law and practice...

Events Virtual Event on "Why Mechanisms and Not Tribunals?": The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) Center for Global Affairs is pleased to announce a virtual event on "Why Mechanisms and Not Tribunals? - What the Syria, Iraq, and Myanmar Investigative Mechanisms say about the current state of International Justice." Join practitioners and critical thinkers in the field of international justice...

Call for Papers International Criminal Justice: A Counter-Hegemonic Project: The Berlin University Alliance is pleased to announce a call for papers for "International Criminal Justice: A Counter-Hegemonic Project?" International criminal law, since its origins, has been mired in controversies and critique inter alia on account of its understanding as victor’s justice as well as its colonial legacy. Some states have challenged...

Call for Papers Trade, Law and Development Special Issue on Trade and Technology: The Trade, Law and Development Journal is now inviting unpublished manuscripts for publication of its Special Issue on "Trade and Technology: Rebooting Global Trade for the Digital Millennium" (Vol. 13 No. 1, Winter ’21 Issue) in the form of Articles, Notes, Comments and Book Reviews. An illustrative list of areas under...

Call for Papers Second call for inputs: report on the role of PMSCs in humanitarian action: Twice a year, the United Nations (UN) Office of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Working Group (WG) on the use of mercenaries issues calls for inputs to inform its thematic studies to be presented at the Human Rights Council in...