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 Chair of the AsianJIL Editorial Board; Chair of the AsianSIL Research Committee and member of the AsianSIL Advisory Council.

Please see the following web-link for more details.

Congratulations to Professor Surya Subedi!

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 of 12 months which may be extended by up to a further year. Fellows will work at Humboldt University Berlin. They will co-operate with the group’s senior researchers and participate in the academic ex-change of the Research Group. They are expected to complete a peer-reviewed publication project during their fellowship. For further details on the application and eligibility, please click here.

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 participate in the IJFF must first submit an abstract of the proposed paper to both and Please click here for further information.

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 conference is ''Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law''. The Call for Papers is now open. Further information is available on ESIL website.

Call for Submissions - Asian Journal of International Law

The Society’s Journal is soliciting submissions for future issues. Articles should be between 8, treatment 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 For enquiries, please email Many articles are available FREE for download at We encourage readers to make full use of this opportunity to access the latest international law scholarship. Please also visit our Facebook page and recommend AsianJIL to your friends and colleagues.

NUS Centre for International Law (CIL) ASEAN Documents Database

The ASEAN Documents Database is a free, pharm user-friendly, unhealthy internet resource of selected ASEAN and International Law Documents. More than 470 selected ASEAN documents and 260 International Law documents are now included in the database. Please click here to access the database.