Announcements

6th AsianSIL Biennial Conference, Seoul, Korea

The 6th Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law will take place in Seoul, Korea, from Friday 25 to Saturday 26 August 2017. The conference will be hosted by the Korean Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. The theme…

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Call for Submissions – Asian Journal of International Law

The Society’s Journal is soliciting submissions for future issues. Articles should be between 8,000 and 12,000 words (excluding footnotes) and be submitted exclusively to the AsianJIL, with publication subject to double-blind peer-review and editorial discretion. For details on style and the submission process, as well as information on how to subscribe, visit www.AsianJIL.org. For enquiries,…

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Call for Papers – 6th AsianSIL Biennial Conference

Seoul, Korea 25-26 August 2017 The 6th Biennial Conference of the Asian Society of International Law will be in Seoul, Friday 25 to Saturday 26 August 2017. The conference will be hosted by the Korean Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea.…

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In Memoriam – H.E. Judge C.G. Weeramantry

Judge Christopher Weeramantry passed away on the 5th of January. Judge Weeramantry was a jurist of striking range, depth, independence and erudition. His famous judgments in Nuclear Weapons and Gabcikovo now appear to be more important than ever. They are also significant for incorporating Asian legal and cultural traditions into the jurisprudence of the ICJ.…

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Call for Papers – 2017 Annual Conference on WTO Law

Graduate Institute Geneva 9 & 10 June 2017 The Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration and Georgetown University’s Institute of International Economic Law are proud to present a call for papers for 2017 Conference on WTO Law. Widely considered one of the most important and prestigious conferences addressing developments in international trade law,…

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International Institute of Humanitarian Law – Refugee Law Courses 2017

International Institute of Humanitarian Law, in Sanremo, Italy will be organising the Refugee Law Courses in 2017. These courses, the contents and methodology of which are regularly updated, are now available in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. The International Refugee Law Courses have been developed primarily to train government officials who are involved in the…

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United Nations Research Awards – Research Papers Contest on “Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security”

The deadline for submission: Mid-March 2017. The United Nations World Food Programme Centre of Excellence against Hunger has recently launched a research awards on “Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security: Building Bridges between Durable Agricultural Practices and School Feeding Programmes” for graduate students, professors, and researchers on public policies and human rights, international law, and international development.…

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Professor Surya Subedi appointed as an Honorary Queen’s Counsel by Her Majesty, the Queen of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty, the Queen of the United Kingdom, has appointed Professor Surya Subedi as an Honorary Queen’s Counsel (QC) in recognition of his contribution to the development of international law and to the advancement of human rights. The announcement was made on 13 January 2017 by the British Government in London. Professor Subedi is the…

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Call for Applications: Fellowships with the Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?”

Position: 3 Fellowships in International Law or International Relations Duration: 12-24 months fellowship starting from 1 September 2017 Deadline for Applications: 31 January 2017 The Berlin Potsdam Research Group “The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?“ invites applications for three Fellowships from 1 September 2017. This is a fixed-term position for a period…

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