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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...

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...

Announcements Top international lawyers to draft definition of 'Ecocide': International lawyer Philippe Sands QC and international judge Justice Florence Mumba are to co-chair an expert drafting panel on the legal definition of “ecocide” as a potential international crime that could sit alongside War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity.  Launching with preparatory work this month, and set to draft the definition...

Events The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is pleased to announce and invite you to the launch of the third volume of the Nuremberg Academy Series, an anthology entitled The Tokyo Tribunal: Perspectives on Law, History and Memory edited by Viviane E. Dittrich, Kerstin von Lingen, Philipp Osten and Jolana Makraiová.  Join us for this online live event on 30 October 2020, from 10 a.m. -...

Announcements Announcing the new ANZSIL History and Theory of International Law Interest Group We are thrilled to announce the establishment of the ANZSIL History and Theory of International Law (HTIL) Interest Group. The new HTIL Interest Group has been established in response to the sustained growth of diverse and vibrant scholarship in the history and theory of international law. Scholars inspired by...

Events Global Law at Reading (GLAR) is delighted to unveil the programme for the 2020/21 Ghandhi Research Seminar Series. The series showcases the work of leading experts in global law fields. It is convened this year by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Dr Matthew Windsor, and is named in honour of Professor Sandy Ghandhi, who taught at the School of Law from 1978...

Workshops International Meeting on Justice for Peace: Current Challenges Facing International Criminal Law: The "José Luis Bustamante y Rivero" International Studies Workshop (TADEI)”, with sponsorship of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, has the pleasure to extend a general invitation to the "International Meeting on Justice for Peace: Current Challenges Facing International Criminal Law," which has as its main objective...

Jobs International Nuremberg Principles Academy -- Project Officer: The Academy is now seeking to recruit – on a temporary basis as parental leave cover – a Project Officer with a special focus on working on the research project “Length of Proceedings at the International Criminal Court." The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of international criminal law, preferably also from previous work experience at or with...

Call for Papers Military Law and Law of War Review Edward Elgar Publishing is proud to announce an exciting new collaboration with the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War to publish The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre (MLLWR). MLLWR is a long-established journal with a rich history of specialisation in...

Events TAU International Law Workshop: Tel-Aviv University is pleased to announce a Special Zoom COVID-19 Roundtable on "Global Health Governance, Sovereignty and Human Rights in the Shadow of COVID-19" on Monday, 27 April 2020, from 16:15 - 17:45 Tel-Aviv Time (UTC+03). Speakers will include: Sari Bashi, Human rights lawyer, co-founder of Gisha-Legal Center for Freedom of Movement; Aeyal Gross, TAU Buchmann...

Call for Papers PluriCourts-iCourts 'Concepts & Methods' Workshop: We  invite paper proposals for a PluriCourts-iCourts 'Concepts & Methods' Workshop on the topic 'When International Courts and Tribunals Defer to States', to be held in Oslo, Norway, on 24-25 November 2020. International Courts and Tribunals (ICs) sometimes allow national actors a certain discretion in their implementation of international obligations. To illustrate: The...

UN Audiovisual Library The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs invites you to watch a particularly relevant lecture by Professor Gian Luca Burci on “International Law and Infectious Disease Control” available on the Lecture Series of the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website.The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast, which can be accessed through the preinstalled...