Announcements

AsianSIL 6th Biennial Conference, Seoul, August 2017

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 conference on “Asia and International Law in Times of Uncertainty” will be held in Seoul on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 August 2017. Register now! The program is now available…

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Call for Papers: International Investment Treaties and National Governance (Asia Focus)

The Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore is pleased to announce a call for papers for a workshop, entitled “International Investment Treaties and National Governance”, which shall take place on 16 -17 November 2017 in Singapore. Workshop Context International investment treaties establish a preferential system for the protection of the property…

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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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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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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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