Announcements

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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Call for Papers – International Junior Faculty Forum 2017

Stanford Law School, October 2017 Deadline for submission of abstracts: Monday, January 16, 2017 Sponsored by Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the International Junior Faculty Forum (IJFF) was established to stimulate the exchange of ideas and research among younger legal scholars from around the world. Those who would like to…

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Call for Papers – ESIL Annual Conference

Naples, 7-9 September 2017. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 January 2017. The 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law will take place in Naples, Italy, on 7-9 September 2017. The conference will be hosted by the University of Naples Federico II, the oldest public university in the world. The theme of the…

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In Memoriam – V.S.Mani

In Memoriam – V.S.Mani  The Asian Society of International Law regrets to announce the passing of its former President, Professor V.S. Mani. A true scholar-practitioner, Professor Mani was the author or editor of nine books and appeared before the International Court of Justice a number of times. Among other positions, he served as President of…

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Call for Papers – Roundtable “South China Sea: Beyond Disputes?”

Call for Papers – Roundtable “South China Sea: Beyond Disputes?”  School of Law, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia 1 August 2016 Deadline for submission of papers: 15 July 2016 University of New England and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are jointly organising a roundtable workshop on South China Sea. The South China Sea, a…

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Call for Papers – International Tribunals and the Interpretation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Call for Papers – International Tribunals and the Interpretation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea  University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy 3-4 November 2016 Deadline for submission of papers: 17 July 2016 The VI Ordinary Meeting of the Association Internationale du Droit de la Mer will be held at the University of Sannio…

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Second Annual “International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest”

Second Annual “International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest”  Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2016. This 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), the International Disaster Law Project (IDL) of the Universities of Bologna, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Roma Tre…

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Call for Papers – Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions: Science, Politics and Law

Call for Papers – Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions: Science, Politics and Law  Wuhan University, China.  25-26 March 2017. Deadline for submission of papers: 15 September 2016. The Collaborative Innovation Centre for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights (CICTSMR), the Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL), Wuhan University, China and the School of…

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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2016 – “Backlash against Human Rights?”

Venice Academy of Human Rights 2016 – “Backlash against Human Rights?”  Closing date for early-bird discount: 24 April 2016.  Closing date for application: 29 May 2016. The Venice Academy of Human Rights will take place from 4-13 July 2016 on the topic “Backlash against Human Rights?”. The faculty includes a distinguished opening lecture by Judge András Sajó (Vice-President of…

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