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Call for Papers: 7th AsianSIL Biennial Conference 2019 – Extended deadline (15 February 2019)

7th AsianSIL Biennial Conference  22 to 23 August 2019 (Quezon City, Philippines) CALL FOR PAPERS Theme of the Conference: Rethinking International Law: Finding Common Solutions to Contemporary Civilizational Issues from an Asian Perspective Undeniably, the Asian region now plays a bigger role in the shaping of international law, as it continues to grow in economic, cultural…

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In Memoriam – Professor Onuma Yasuaki

The Asian Society of International Law regrets to announce the passing of its Advisory Council Member, Professor Onuma Yasuaki. Professor Onuma was Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, and Visiting Professor of Cambridge University, University of Paris I, Peking University, Tsinghua University and others. He criticized the fundamental way of traditional West-centric international law,…

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Call for Papers – Asian Law Junior Faculty Workshop

The Asian Law Institute (ASLI), in collaboration with NUS Faculty of Law’s Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS), is convening the inaugural Asian Law Junior Faculty Workshop to be held on 13 June 2019 (immediately after the 16th ASLI Conference, which will be held on 11 and 12 June 2019). This workshop aims to attract…

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Call for Papers – Asian Journal of Comparative Law

The Asian Journal of Comparative Law (AsJCL) is the leading forum for research and discussion of the law and legal systems of Asia. It embraces work that is theoretical, empirical, socio-legal, doctrinal or comparative that relates to one or more Asian legal systems, as well as work that compares one or more Asian legal systems…

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New International and Comparative Law Quarterly Discounted Subscription Rate for AsianSIL Members

AsianSIL members can now benefit from a heavily discounted personal subscription to the International & Comparative Law Quarterly. To obtain an annual online and print subscription for £75/$98 AsianSIL members should email journals@nullcambridge.org<mailto:journals@nullcambridge.org> and request the Asian Society of International Law discount rate.

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Deal reached on Timor Sea marks breakthrough in dispute but unknowns remain (Channel News Asia, 6 September 2017)

Deal reached on Timor Sea marks breakthrough in dispute but unknowns remain  (Channel News Asia, 6 September 2017) The announcement by the Timor Sea Conciliation Commission is the first indication that Australia and Timor-Leste are making real progress towards resolving their maritime boundary dispute. If this process reaches a successful outcome, a permanent maritime boundary…

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus (Channel News Asia, 6 September 2017)

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus (Channel News Asia, 6 September 2017) Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi on Sep 6 blamed “terrorists” for “a huge iceberg of misinformation” on the violence in Rakhine state but made no mention of the nearly 125,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled over the border to Bangladesh…

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Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis (Fox News, 6 September 2017)

Putin sells Russian-Chinese plan to diffuse North Korea crisis (Fox News, 6 September 2017) Speaking after the talks with the visiting South Korean president, Putin in televised remarks urged North Korea’s neighbors to support the Russian-Chinese roadmap. He said it “offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement.” “We should not…

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