Announcements

Call for Papers – 7th International Four Societies Conference: “Changing Actors in International Law”

Tokyo, Japan, 2-3 June, 2018 Deadline: 1 December 2017 The international law societies of Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Japan, and the United States of America (the “Four Societies”) have held six conferences bringing together early career scholars around a common theme, generally leading to an edited conference volume. The goal of this initiative is…

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In Memoriam – Mr R K P Shankardass

In Memoriam – Mr R K P Shankardass The Asian Society of International Law regrets to announce the passing of its Executive Council Member, Mr R K P Shankardass. A Senior Advocate with the Supreme Court of India, he has been in professional practice of law, mainly in the area of constitutional, civil, corporate and…

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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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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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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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In Memoriam: Florentino P. Feliciano (March 14, 1928 – December 15, 2015)

The Asian Society of International Law expresses its sadness at the passing of its Advisory Board Member, Judge Florentino Feliciano, former Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court and former member of the WTO Appellate Body.  ‘A lawyer with an international reputation for the highest level of excellence and integrity, and widely considered, in the words…

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