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Minneapolis 2014 – 50th Anniversary

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May 29 – June 1, 2014 Minneapolis Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, Minnesota Law and Inequalities: Global and Local Recent decades have seen the persistence and growth of powerful inequalities within and between groups and within and among nations. The 2014 program theme returns to a question central to the Association’s founding: the role of law and legal institutions in sustaining, creating, interrogating, and ameliorating inequalities. The 2014 Program invites participants to explore and consider three questions:

• How can Law and Society scholarship contribute to unearthing and understanding inequalities?

• How can Law and Society scholarship contribute to the critical interrogation of discourses of equality and inequality and help to reveal what is at stake in these concepts?

• What impact can we expect these scholarly contributions to have on the persistence of these inequalities and on public discourse about them? Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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Irish Yearbook of International Law: Call for Papers

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The Editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law welcome submissions for publication in the forthcoming volume of the Yearbook. Articles should not be published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. An annual, peer-reviewed publication, the Irish Yearbook of International Law is committed to the publication of articles of general interest in international law.

Articles are usually 10,000 to 12,000 words in length, although longer pieces may also be considered. The Yearbook also publishes a small number of shorter articles and notes, which should not exceed 6,000 words. Submissions, comprising a brief 100-word abstract, article and confirmation of exclusive submission, should be sent to both Siobhán Mullally s.mullally@ucc.ie and Fiona de Londras fiona.de-londras@durham.ac.uk

Anyone wishing to review a particular title in the Yearbook’s book reviews section is invited to contact the Book Reviews Editor, Dr Michael Kearney, M.G.Kearney@sussex.ac.uk Further information on the Yearbook (including style guide for contributors) is available at http://www.hartjournals.co.uk/iyil

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Request for Proposal, Developing National Policy Strategies for Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles (“National Action Plans”)

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You will find here the Request for Proposals of the United Nations Working Group on the issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations on Developing National Policy Strategies for Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles (“National Action Plans”)

Write On! Cassese Initiative Prize for Papers on New Perspectives in International Criminal Law

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The Antonio Cassese Initiative for Justice, Peace and Humanity was founded to continue Antonio Cassese’s legacy and to promote global education, training, and research in the areas of human rights, peace, international justice, transitional justice, and development. To further its mission, the Cassese Initiative has issued a call for papers on new perspectives in international criminal law.

Abstracts, limited to 400 words, are due July 1st, 2013.  Note that papers will be accepted only from students and young professionals under the age of 30.

Five abstracts will be selected and the authors will be invited to elaborate upon their ideas in a paper of around 8000 words.  From these papers, one will be awarded the Cassese Initiative Prize and the author will receive a collection of books from Oxford University Press and her paper will be submitted for publication in the Journal of International Criminal Justice.

For more information on the Cassese Initiative, click here.
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Call for Papers: Second Contemporary Challenges of International Environmental Law Conference

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9643A99C-48A8-41E0-AB29-70BA878E574AThe Faculty  of Law at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia has issued a call for papers in connection with its Second Contemporary Challenges of International Environmental Law Conference, to be held on June 5-6, 2014.

Submission Details | Papers should address issues of environmental protection, including, but not limited to: Climate Change, Air Pollution, Protection of Oceans, Access to Water, Forests, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Environment, Protection of Environment in Armed Conflicts, Environment and Indigenous Peoples, Green Energy, Waste Management, and International Trade and Environmental Protection.  Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: The Role of the State in Investor-State Arbitration

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The World Trade Institute has issued a call for papers for a conference on “The Role of the State in Investor-State Arbitration.” Here’s the call:

Call for Papers
The Role of the State in Investor-State Arbitration
November 8, 2013
World Trade Institute (WTI) – University of Bern
***SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 15, 2013***

The World Trade Institute (WTI) of the University of Bern invites the submission of papers and abstracts for its conference entitled “The Role of the State in Investor-State Arbitration”. The conference will examine the development of the concept of the “State” in a field that currently presents an increasing number of controversial disputes: Investor-State Arbitration. However, it is often unclear whether we can attribute conduct to a State or determine its rights and responsibilities. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: New Voices in Comparative Law Panel

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Abstract Deadline:  June 24, 2013

The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invites submissions to fill a panel on “New Voices in Comparative Law,” to be held at the Society’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, on October 10-12 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law. The purpose of the panel is to highlight the scholarship of new and younger comparativists.

Submissions will be accepted on any subject of public or private comparative law from scholars who have been engaged as law teachers for ten years or fewer as of July 1, 2013. Leer el resto de esta entrada »