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Call for Papers: Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

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The Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs (JLIA) is pleased to announce a call for papers for an issue exploring the evolution and future of the field of international criminal justice on the tenth anniversary of the International Criminal Court.  Papers should analyze topics at the intersection of law and international affairs, including the future of international criminal justice, the role of international criminal justice in international relations, the structural challenges facing the International Criminal Court and its ability to fulfill its mission in the coming decades, as well as other related topics.

Kindly send submissions by January 28, 2013 in accordance with the journal’s Guidelines for Submissions (available at http://elibrary.law.psu.edu/jlia/policies.html).  Authors will be notified by February 28, 2013 and publication is anticipated for Summer 2013. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) and Conference on “Local Memory, Global Ethics, Justice”

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The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) is a convening body which aims to facilitate exchange among scholars, advocates, and organizations dedicated to historical dialogue and accountability.

Based at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) in New York, AHDA brings together academics, representatives of civil society organization, journalists, educators and artists as well as policy makers who all pursue historical dialogue in conflict, post-conflict and post-dictatorial societies. They address the political ramifications of the historical legacy of conflicts, as well as the role and impact of the memory of past violence on contemporary politics, society and culture. These ramifications often continue to haunt contemporary societies and the memories that shape the identities of protagonists in numerous conflict and post-conflict countries around the world. AHDA builds networks and facilitates comparative as well as interdisciplinary dialogue among its members.

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Conference: December 11-14, 2012
Butler Library, Columbia University
Local Memory, Global Ethics, Justice:
The Politics of Historical Dialogue in Contemporary Society

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights will hold its first annual conference in New York City, December 11-14, 2012. The conference will be co-hosted by the Guantanamo Public Memory Project, and will also feature the Guantanamo Public Memory Projects’ first traveling exhibit and digital media as a shared international challenge in historical dialogue.

Find here the call for papers and more information about the conference.

Call for Papers: Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Second Annual Conference

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The Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law has issued a call for papers for its second annual conference, which will take place May 18-19, 2013, at the University of Cambridge. The theme is “Legal Tradition in a Diverse World.” Here’s the call:

Legal Tradition in a Diverse World

The Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (CJICL) invites abstract submissions for participation in its second annual conference, to be held on 18 and 19 May 2013 at the University of Cambridge.

The 2013 conference will explore how legal tradition influences lawyers and the law, in both international and domestic contexts. Law does not develop in a vacuum; it is shaped by the intellectual, cultural and linguistic backgrounds of those who create and administer it. In a world where legal systems increasingly interact, the enduring power of legal tradition necessitates a constant recalibration of theoretical and practical tools to deal with diversity. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: Interfaces between International and National Legal Orders: An International Rule of Law Perspective

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The Amsterdam Center for International Law published a call for paper for the international rule of law seminar of March 2013.

Source: Amsterdam Center for International Law

Call for Submissions: The Law and Politics of Indigenous Peoples in International Law

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The Goettingen Journal of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on “The Law and Politics of Indigenous Peoples in International Law.” Here’s the call:

Vol. 5, Issue No. 1 of the Goettingen Journal of International Law will include a focus on the law and politics of indigenous peoples in international law.

Indigenous peoples received increasing public and scholarly attention over the last decades. It has been a unique journey from the colonial history to the beginning of their political presence in the United Nations since the 1970s to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. The UN’s International Year for the World’s Indigenous Peoples in 1993 as well as the following decades of the world’s indigenous peoples from 1995 to 2004 and 2006 to 2015 prove the ongoing need to attend to indigenous peoples’ interests. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: ESIL 5th Research Forum

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The European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its 5th Research Forum, which will take place May 23-25, 2013, in Amsterdam. The conference will be hosted by the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam and the Department of Transnational Legal Studies of the VU University Amsterdam. The conference theme is “International Law as a Profession.”

Here’s the call (English/French):
ESIL 5th Research Forum
International Law as a Profession

The Theme

International law is a normative order created by and guiding (the behavior of) its legal subjects. However it also is a professional activity geared towards the fulfillment of a wide range of different functions. Depending on their respective roles, international lawyers perform a variety of tasks, including making, interpreting, applying, enforcing, or systematizing international rights and obligations. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (CJCL)

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The following information on the Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (CJCL) has become available:

We invite submissions for The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (CJCL), a brand-new law journal the inaugural issue of which to be officially published by the Oxford University Press in March 2013. The Journal will publish two issues each year and will accommodate substantial articles and shorter works including but not confined to legislative commentaries, case notes and book reviews.

ABOUT THE CJCL: The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law (CJCL) is an independent, peer-reviewed, general comparative law journal published under the auspices of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) and in association with the Silk Road Institute for International and Comparative Law (SRIICL) at Xian Jiaotong University, PR China. Leer el resto de esta entrada »