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Call for Papers: Opinio Juris New Voices Symposium

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The Opinio Juris blog has issued a call for papers for a New Voices Symposium. Here’s the call:

Opinio Juris is calling for abstracts for their New Voices Symposium, starting in July. Submissions are invited on any topic of international law from LL.M., Ph.D., and S.J.D. students as well as those in the early stages of their careers (e.g., post-docs, junior academics or early career practitioners within the first five years of finishing their final degree), anywhere in the world.

If interested, please send a 200-word summary of your idea and your CV to opiniojurisblog [at] gmail [dot] com by May 1, 2013. Selection decisions will be made by mid-May. Final submissions between 1000-1500 words will be required two weeks before publication for review, so at the earliest by mid-June.
More information is here.

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Call for Abstracts: Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship

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Fourth Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship
at Vermont Law School
on October 11, 2013
Deadline for submitting abstracts: June 1, 2013

Vermont Law School will host its Fourth Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship on October 11, 2013. The Colloquium offers the opportunity for environmental law scholars to present their works-in-progress and recent scholarship, to get feedback from their colleagues, and to meet and interact with those who are also teaching and researching in the environmental and natural resources law area.

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the Colloquium, please submit a working title and short abstract, using the online form here, no later than June 1, 2013. For an abstract to be eligible for submission, the author must anticipate that the paper will still be at a revisable stage (neither published nor so close to publication that significant changes are not feasible) by the date of the Colloquium. We will do our best to include all interested presenters, and will notify authors about acceptances no later than July 2013. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Creation of International Law: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace

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Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium
April 4-5, 2014, University of Wisconsin Law School, USA
Call for Papers

We invite internationally acclaimed women scholars and advanced PhD candidates to the second conference on the Creation of International Law, to be hosted by the University of Wisconsin on April 4-5, 2014 as part of its Wisconsin International Law Journal annual symposium. The intention is to continue and expand the network of women scholars and practitioners that was launched in 2009 in Norway to support their engagement in public international law.  The theme of the second conference is: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace. The pursuit of peace remains a global challenge and there is a need for reflection as to how the current international public law institutional and normative structure functions and what are the gaps? Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: Business and Human Rights: From Theory to Practice

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The European Society of International Law Interest Group on Business and Human Rights has issued a call for papers for a panel during the 5th ESIL Research Forum in Amsterdam. Here’s the call:

The European Society of International Law (ESIL) Interest Group on Business and Human Rights is calling for papers for its panel on 23 May 2013 at the 5th ESIL Research Forum, Amsterdam. Following the overarching theme of the Research Forum, International Law as a Profession, we invite papers addressing contemporary issues in the field of business and human rights which consider practical challenges in this context. Papers may consider (but are not limited to) the following perspectives:

  • Advocacy: how can the business and human rights agenda be promoted through lobbying for or against regulation? How does the process of evidence gathering with regard to the lack of corporate compliance with human rights take place? How do practitioners engage with state and non-state actors to move the agenda forward?
  • Litigation: how may practitioners take a corporation to court? What are the legal and procedural obstacles in different jurisdictions? What is the future of US litigation after Kiobel? What are the European alternatives?
  • Policy and law making: how may international rules in this context be drafted and passed through national and international institutions? Papers considering this dimension may specifically refer to the national implementation and action plans and processes for the Ruggie framework which are currently taking place in various countries. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Call for Papers: Interpretation in International Law

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A call for papers has been issued for a conference on “Interpretation in International Law,” to take place August 27, 2013, at the University of Cambridge. Here’s the call:

Interpretation in International Law
University of Cambridge
August 27, 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

The relevance of interpretation to the academic study and professional practice of international law is inescapable. Yet interpretation in international law has not traditionally been examined as a distinct field.

Given that international law is constituted, in practical terms, by acts of interpretation, there is a need for greater methodological awareness of interpretive theory and practice in international law.

The ‘Interpretation in International Law’ conference at the University of Cambridge in August 2013 aims to attract submissions focusing on the divergent processes of interpretation that exist in international law, whether these be differentiated linguistically, culturally, politically or socially. Submissions will be encouraged that deal with the interpretation process per se, as well as the place of interpretive process within the larger scheme of international law (such as divergent interpretations of concrete provisions, or the impact of interpretation on the sources of international law). The conference welcomes submissions from both philosophical and practical perspectives ensuring exposure of ideas and concepts that may otherwise have been confined to their own sub-fields. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Segunda Conferencia Bianual de la Red Latinoamericana de Derecho Económico Internacional

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¿A dónde va América Latina en el Derecho Económico Internacional?
28 y 29 de octubre de 2013
Lima, Perú
Convocatoria para Artículos

La Red Latinoamericana de Derecho Económico Internacional (RED LAT-DEI), la Universidad de Chile y la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú, con el apoyo de la Society of International Economic Law (www.sielnet.org), la Sociedad Latinoamericana para el Derecho Internacional (www.lasil-sladi.org), y el Word Trade Institute de la Universidad de Berna (www.wti.org)., convocan a la presentación de artículos para la Segunda Conferencia Bianual de la RED LAT-DEI “¿A Dónde Va América Latina en el Derecho Económico Internacional?” A desarrollarse el 28 y 29 de octubre de 2013, en Lima, Perú.

PLAZO: 30 Mayo de 2013
COMUNICACIÓN DE LOS RESULTADOS: 30 Junio de 2013
ENTREGA PAPERS: 15 Septiembre de 2013

Entre el 28 y el 29 de octubre de 2013 tendrá lugar la Segunda Conferencia Bianual de la Red Latinoamericana de Derecho Económico Internacional en conjunto con la Universidad de Chile y la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú, en Lima, Perú. La conferencia cuenta con el apoyo de la Society of International Economic Law (www.sielnet.org), la Sociedad Latinoamericana para el Derecho Internacional (www.lasil-sladi.org), y el Word Trade Institute de la Universidad de Berna (www.wti.org). Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Cyberlaw Conference

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As the internet has become ubiquitous, so has cyberlaw grown in importance and influence in our lives. Not one day goes by without hearing and/or reading of legal issues of e-commerce, cloud computing, data protection, intellectual property rights, cybercrime, to name a few. At national level, Governments multiply regulations of the use of internet and new technologies. But increasingly the international dimension of cyberlaw cannot be ignored.

The Cyberlaw Section at the British Society of Legal Studies (SLS) has issued a call for original research papers to be presented at the 2013 SLS Annual Conference from 3rd to 6th September 2013 at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. The goal of the SLS Cyberlaw Section is to provide a forum where legal scholars and practitioners can gather together to update each other on current developments in cyberlaw and discuss high-quality research relevant to legal issues in the information society. Papers in every discipline of law are welcome.

If you are interested in presenting a paper, please indicate your interest or submit an abstract (within 300 words) to faye.wang@brunel.ac.uk by the 15th March 2013. More information is available at http://cyberlawsection.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/call-for-papers-2013-2/  or http://sections.legalscholars.ac.uk/news_item.cfm?no=361.
Audrey Guinchard (on behalf of the SLS Cyberlaw Section)’

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