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oficina_08Call for Papers: ASIL Dispute Resolution Interest Group Junior Scholars Workshop 
Source: International Law Reporter 
The American Society of International Law Dispute Resolution Interest Group and the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law have issued a call for papers for a junior scholars workshop that will take place on October 28, 2016, in New Haven. Here’s the call:

Call for Abstracts
ASIL Dispute Resolution Interest Group-Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law
Junior Scholars Workshop
The American Society of International Law’s Dispute Resolution Interest Group and Yale Law School’s Center for the Study of Private Law are hosting a workshop for junior scholars. The workshop will be a safe space in which aspiring academics, post-docs, doctoral students, fellows, VAPs, other non-tenure-track academics, and pre-tenure professors can get feedback through group discussion on academic works in progress in international dispute resolution. Authors will not give formal presentations of their work. Rather, each accepted paper will be assigned a discussant, who will briefly introduce the paper, provide feedback to the author, and lead a discussion among participants. This format permits lively discussion of ideas and writings that may be inchoate or not yet fully developed. Discussants may include other junior academics at Yale and other authors participating in the workshop.
The workshop will be held at Yale Law School on the afternoon of Friday, October 28, 2016. All participants will be expected to attend the entire workshop and to be prepared to comment on the other papers, up to a maximum of three. We are unfortunately unable to fund travel but will host a dinner in the evening.
500-700 word abstracts may be submitted by midnight Eastern Time, July 15, 2016 to this folder. (A Dropbox account is not necessary to submit documents.) Any topic related to international dispute resolution will be considered. Submissions must be works in progress and should not have been submitted for publication. Abstracts will be reviewed by ASIL Dispute Resolution Interest Group Co-chairs Perry Bechky and Christina Hioureas together with Sadie Blanchard of the Center for the Study of Private Law.
The authors whose proposals are chosen will be informed by August 15th, 2016. All participants must submit a substantial work in progress by October 7, 2016, which will be circulated in advance of the workshop to registered attendees. It is expected that this work will consist of a working draft paper at least 20 pages long. Participants whose drafts are longer than 30 pages will be asked to focus the attention of the discussants and other participants on key excerpts.
Please direct any questions to

books-441866_1280Call for Papers: ASIL International Criminal Law Interest Group Works-in-Progress Workshop 
Source: International Law Reporter 
The American Society of International Law International Criminal Law Interest Group has issued a call for papers for a works-in-progress workshop that will take place December 9, 2016, at the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Abstracts (500 words maximum) should be submitted to and by August 15. Draft papers will be due by November 16. Depending on the number of abstracts submitted, the workshop may include a session for early-stage projects. Those interested in participating in such a session should email the co-chairs (at the addresses noted above) by August 15.


Call for Papers: ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Workshop 
Fuente: International Law Reporter 
The American Society of International Law Midwest Interest Group has issued a call for papers for a works-in-progress workshop that will take place on September 23-24, 2016, at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Here’s the call:
ASIL-Midwest Works-in-Progress Conference
Call for Submissions
ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) is co-sponsoring its third scholarly works-in-progress conference with ASIL Academic Partner University of Wisconsin Law School, September 23-24, 2016. The event will take place at the law school, located in Madison, Wisconsin. The goal is to create a friendly, open conversation about works in progress and to foster a midwestern United States international law community. To that end, the workshop will include both full drafts and early works in progress.
Those interested in presenting at the conference should send a 500-word abstract to ASIL-Midwest Co-Chair Milena Sterio ( by Friday, July 15, 2016. Please also include a sentence about the stage the paper is expected to be in by September (e.g., reasonably complete draft, early work in progress, etc.). Papers may address any International Law topics, and this Call for Submissions is open to everyone in the international legal community. Preference will be given to ASIL members who are also members of the ASIL-Midwest Interest Group. Paper presenters will be asked to circulate their drafts (or a summary of the project if it’s early stage) to workshop attendees no later than September 9, 2016. Those interested in serving as a commentator for a paper should also send an email to the Co-Chair by July 15 (
Commentators will be asked to prepare five to eight minutes of comments on one of the papers. Those interested in presenting should let it be known if they are willing to serve as commentators as well. All University of Wisconsin faculty, staff, and students may attend for free. Participants who are not ASIL members or University of Wisconsin affiliates will be required to pay a $40 registration fee (includes workshop and meals) for the conference. All meals will be provided, but participants are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses.
For any questions, please contact ASIL-Midwest Interest Group Co-Chairs, Cindy Buys ( or Milena Sterio (


Calls for Papers/Submissions
Source: IntLaw Grrls 
1. The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit 
The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit is Canada’s oldest and only feminist legal periodical. Since it began in 1985, the journal has provided a forum in which feminist writers from diverse backgrounds, speaking from a wide range of experience, can exchange ideas and information about legal issues that affect women. We are looking to build on this tradition and remain committed to reflecting a diversity of political, social, cultural, and economic thinking, unified by a shared interest in law reform.
We invite submissions from people who are engaged in feminist analysis of socio-legal issues that reflect a range of approaches, including multidisciplinary, action-focused, theoretical, and historical, and that reflect linguistic and regional differences in Canada. We particularly encourage submissions authored by women from different backgrounds, disciplines and jurisdictions who are doing new feminist work.
The CJWL/RFD is seeking papers for publication in the following sections of theCJWL/RFD: articles, review essays, commentaries, case comments, research notes, book reviews, and notes on Canadian and International events of interest to our readers. Comments on previously published materials are also welcome.
Full submissions information is available at
If you have comments or questions, please contact:
Natasha Bakht
English Language Co-Editor
Canadian Journal of Women and the Law
Annie Rochette
French Language Co-Editor – Corédactrice francophone
Revue Femmes et droit

office-594132_1280Announcements: Vacancies for PIL Assistant Professors; Disaster Law Essay Contest; Society of International Economic Law Conference; Second Annual Lecture of the Human Rights Centre; Intensive Course on Social Rights; BIICL Brexit Event; BIICL Senior Research Fellow Vacancy 
Source: EJIL Talk 

Leiden University Vacancies for PIL Assistant Professors. The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at The University of Leiden has two full-time vacancies for assistant professors in Public International Law. Further details can be found here and here. The application deadline is 21 June 2016.
2. Disaster Law Essay Contest. This annual contest is co-sponsored by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the American Society of International Law Disaster Law Interest Group (ASIL DLIG), and the International Disaster Law Project (IDL) of the Universities of Bologna, Pisa Sant’Anna, Roma Tre and Uninettuno. The contest is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program (as an LL.M. or PhD candidate) at any university at the time of submission. Essays may examine any issue related to law and disasters, but must do so either from a comparative or an international law perspective, or both. Submissions may range from 5,000 to 10,000 words. The deadline for submissions is 31 August 2016. For further info see here.

3. The Society of International Economic Law Conference. The Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) is organising its fifth Biennial Global Conference – International Economic Law in a Diverse World – on 7-9 July 2016 at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition to 24 panel sessions, poster presentations and a roundtable discussion, the Conference programme includes three keynote addresses: (1) Prof James Thuo Gathii “Africa and the Disciplines of International Economic Law: Taking Stock and Moving Forward”; (2) Prof Donald McRae “International Trade Law and International Investment Law: Sub-sets of International Law or Self-contained Regime?”; and (3) Prof Laurence Boisson de Chazournes “Dispute Settlement in a Diverse World”. The current (draft) programme is available here. To register for the conference see here. Current registration rates will only be in effect until 15 June.

4. Second Annual Lecture of the Human Rights Centre. The second annual lecture of the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex, will be held on 15 June 2016 at 5pm for a 5.30pm start at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Northcliffe House, 28 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 0AY. The evening will consist of a keynote lecture on the subject of ‘Present Trends of Forced Displacement: From prevention to protection and solutions’ delivered by António Guterres, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, 2005-15, followed by a response from Professor Geoff Gilbert. Our partner in this event, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, will host a drinks reception following the lecture. Please RSVP to Agnes Venema.
5. Intensive Course on Social Rights. Over the span of a week, this course offers advanced training in litigation, research, law and innovative strategies for implementing social rights. The course is part of the series of the Global School of Social Rights, which is held in different regions of the world. The Latin American course is organized by the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia). The course will be taught in Spanish. There are 10 partial scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, travel, and/or stay. For more information please see here.
6. BIICL Brexit Event. On 14 June 2016 the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) will hold an event titled: ‘10 Days, 10 Issues – Countdown to the Brexit Referendum’. This event will look at various important topics dominating the Brexit debate. Speakers will assess the advantages, disadvantages and risks linked with a Brexit in the areas of Constitutional Arrangements, Foreign Relations, Trade, Agriculture, Immigration, Free Movement of Persons, Consumer Rights, Civil Justice, Financial Services and Human Rights. The Event Page is here, and the Flyer for the event can be found here.

7. BIICL Senior Research Fellow Vacancy. The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is looking to appoint a Senior Research Fellow in International Investment Law to lead BIICL’s activities in investment and treaty law and to be the Director of the Investment Treaty Forum. Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Institute’s Director, Professor Robert McCorquodale at r.mccorquodale@biicl. org. For a full job description and person specification, please see here. The deadline for applications is 18 June 2016 by email to


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