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Colleen Rohan and Gentian Zyberi (eds), Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

15/05/2017 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off on Colleen Rohan and Gentian Zyberi (eds), Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Edited by Colleen Rohan (International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)) and Gentian Zyberi (Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo). For a discount see the flyer Defence Perspectives on International Criminal Justice_Flyer.
Introduction
The edited volume ‘Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice’ is the first comprehensive book focusing on the multi-faceted role of the Defence in international criminal proceedings. This examination of the role …

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CALL FOR PAPERS – UTRECHT JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW 

07/12/2017 – 3:54 pm |

The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law (UJIEL) is accepting submissions for its General Issue on International and European law to be published in August 2018.

Deadline for submissions: 9 April 2018!

Articles should be submitted online  and authors should follow our submission guidelines .

The Utrecht Journal has a word limit of 15,000 words (incl. footnotes). Please view our website for full details.

 

The ICTY has rendered its final judgement in the Prlić et al. appeal case

30/11/2017 – 6:59 pm |

* ICTY Press Release, 29 November 2017
The Appeals Chamber has given its judgement in Prosecutor v. Jadranko Prlić et al., in what was the Tribunal’s most voluminous appeal as well as its final case.
* Trial Judgement Summary for Prlić et al.
* Case information sheet
* Judgement – Volume I
* Judgement – Volume II
* Judgement – Volume III
* Statement on passing of Slobodan Praljak
The Appeals Chamber affirmed almost all of the Trial Chamber’s convictions of …

ICTY has convicted Ratko Mladić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity

30/11/2017 – 6:50 pm |

* ICTY Press Release, 22 November 2017
In the final Trial Judgement of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Trial Chamber I convicted Ratko Mladić, former Commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army (VRS) of genocide, crimes against humanity and violations of the laws or customs of war. These crimes were committed by Serb forces during the armed conflict in …

CfP: 19th Annual Student Human Rights Conference, University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, 17 March 2018

29/11/2017 – 4:37 pm |

The 19th Annual Student Human Rights Conference, ‘Human Rights in a Digitalised World’, convened by the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, will take place on 17 March 2018.
This year, the Conference Committee will be welcoming papers from postgraduate students that discuss the following themes:

Protecting the Right to Private Life in a Digitalised World.
National and International Security vs. Individual Rights.
The Internet as a Platform for expressing Ideas: …

Oxford University Press has launched ‘Oxford International Organizations’

23/11/2017 – 3:39 pm |

Oxford International Organizations
 Instant online access to primary materials and essential analysis on the law of international organizations:

One-stop online resource for researchers to access a full overview of the legal frameworks, processes, and impact of organizations
Launching with over 150 commentaries and documents with continuous updates
Includes materials on UN, WHO, IMF, and World Bank
Now freely available online until 30th June 2018

 Oxford University Press has recently launched Oxford International Organizations (OXIO), a new addition …

CfP, Radboud Economic Law Conference – 3rd ed – Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law – 15 June 2018 – Nijmegen, NL

21/11/2017 – 4:27 pm |

On Friday, 15 June 2018, the 3rd edition of the Radboud Economic Law International Conference will take place at the Faculty of Law of Radboud University Nijmegen. This event will be focused on ‘Upgrading Trade and Services in EU and International Economic Law’. 
The conference website with information about the conference concept, the detailed programme, the call for papers, the NOVA points awarded, the registration procedure, etc. can be accessed HERE.
This one day conference is organized in two successive …

What happens when criminal justice goes international?

13/11/2017 – 11:21 am | Comments Off on What happens when criminal justice goes international?

Mikkel Jarle Christensen, associate professor in iCourts, and Ron Levi, professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs, have published a new edited volume with Routledge: International Practices of Criminal Law: Social and Legal Perspectives.
The edited volume examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of international …

CfP: Cambridge International Law Conference on ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’, 3-4 April 2018

04/11/2017 – 8:21 pm | Comments Off on CfP: Cambridge International Law Conference on ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’, 3-4 April 2018

The Editors of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) and the Conference Convenors welcome submissions for the Cambridge International Law Conference 2018, which will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge on the 3rd and 4th of April 2018.
THEME
This year, the Conference invites the submission of papers under the theme ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’. In addition to scholarly research which looks …

The new subsidiarity doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights

03/11/2017 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off on The new subsidiarity doctrine of the European Court of Human Rights

Professor and Principal Investigator of iCourts, Mikael Rask Madsen, has published a new article in the Journal of International Dispute Resolution: Rebalancing European Human Rights: Has the Brighton Declaration Engendered a New Deal on Human Rights in Europe? 
Here is the abstract:
Has the Brighton Declaration produced a New Deal on European human rights by assigning a new and more central role to national legal and political institutions and …

CfP: International Review of the Red Cross special issue on protracted armed conflict

01/11/2017 – 4:50 pm | Comments Off on CfP: International Review of the Red Cross special issue on protracted armed conflict

Protracted armed conflicts are characterized by their longevity, intractability and mutability. This is not a new phenomenon, but some particular trends seen in today’s protracted conflicts, such as emerging technologies, pervasive media coverage, and so on, are specific to our times.
This issue of the Review will discuss strategies being put in place to respond to humanitarian needs arising in protracted armed conflict, such as multi-year …

Call for papers: Interest Group on International Legal Theory and Philosophy, ESIL 2018 Annual Conference

30/10/2017 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on Call for papers: Interest Group on International Legal Theory and Philosophy, ESIL 2018 Annual Conference

The ESIL Interest Group on International Legal Theory and Philosophy will be organizing its own event in the context of the 2018 ESIL Annual Conference, to be held in Manchester, on 13-15 September 2018. The theme of this event is:
Transcendent principles and pluralism in international law: the complex, the simple, and the universal
Deadline for abstracts: 31 December 2017!
Please see ESIL-IGILTP Call for Papers for further details.

CfP: Vulnerability, Protection, and Agency: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Migration, 24-25 May 2018, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway

30/10/2017 – 3:14 pm | Comments Off on CfP: Vulnerability, Protection, and Agency: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Migration, 24-25 May 2018, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway

This conference is organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo Research Group on International Law and Governance in collaboration with the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflict, and Law of Peace & Security, and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO).
Migration is presenting a challenge to migration practitioners, policymakers and academics given the manifestation of extra-territorial approaches, increased reliance on technology, …

Call for abstracts: The Neglected Methodologies of International Law, Workshop, 31 January 2018

23/10/2017 – 3:45 pm | Comments Off on Call for abstracts: The Neglected Methodologies of International Law, Workshop, 31 January 2018

 The University of Leicester School of Law invites proposals of early career researchers for papers at a workshop on ‘The Neglected Methodologies of International Law – Empirical, Socio-Legal and Comparative’ to be held on 31 January 2018.
 Methodologies of international law remain predominantly doctrinal. However, new approaches to international legal research are emerging. These range from pioneering socio- legal studies in the fields of international economic …

Election Forensics: A Tool for Courts?

16/10/2017 – 2:53 pm | Comments Off on Election Forensics: A Tool for Courts?

Dmitry Kurnosov of iCourts in Copenhagen has published a new article: Election Forensics: A Tool for Courts?
Here is the abstract:
Election forensics is increasingly popular in Political Science as a tool for detecting electoral fraud. It helps find suspicious patterns in turnout and vote distribution. It also gains traction in media and among the public. However, courts have not yet considered the potential of this technique. …

CfP: Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, volume 1 (2018)

14/10/2017 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off on CfP: Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, volume 1 (2018)

KIMEP University’s School of Law will launch a Central Asian Yearbook of International and Comparative Law, in 2018. The Yearbook will be published by T. M. C. Asser Press (The Netherlands) and Springer (Germany), and will be a first Yearbook of its kind, run by a team of leading law scholars from Central Asia and supported by an international Advisory Board.
Authors from Central Asian States …

Leiden Journal of International Law, 30th Anniversary Symposium on The Trajectories of International Legal Histories, 20 October

09/10/2017 – 9:11 am | Comments Off on Leiden Journal of International Law, 30th Anniversary Symposium on The Trajectories of International Legal Histories, 20 October

Leiden Journal of International Law, 30th Anniversary Symposium on The Trajectories of International Legal Histories, 20 October 2017, The Hague
ABOUT
Thirty years ago, the Leiden Journal of International Law was born, at a time when the writing of histories was hardly a popular endeavour for international legal scholars. In his 1987 article ‘Probleme der Völkerrechtsgeschichte’ (‘The Problems of International Legal History’), Heinhard Steiger argued that only very few, ‘mostly authors …

CfP: ‘Turkey and International Law: History, Present and Future’, 14 December, Istanbul, Turkey (Koç University)

02/10/2017 – 4:06 pm | Comments Off on CfP: ‘Turkey and International Law: History, Present and Future’, 14 December, Istanbul, Turkey (Koç University)

International law’s encounters with Turkey and Turkey’s encounters with international law have a long-standing and rich history. Ranging from the Ottoman Empire’s history of treaty engagement with the Concert of Europe states to the Treaty of Lausanne that underpins the international legal personality of the Turkish Republic, and from arguably one of the most cited cases of the Permanent Court of International Justice, Lotus/Bozkurt, to …

Applications for up to two 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory on the legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals

22/09/2017 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off on Applications for up to two 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory on the legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals

PluriCourts invites applications for up to two 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory on the legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals.
PluriCourts is a Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, at the University of Oslo (www.pluricourts.com).
Deadline for application: November 1, 2017.
Read the full announcement here.

Just published: Autumn 2017 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies

22/09/2017 – 1:25 pm | Comments Off on Just published: Autumn 2017 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies

The new Autumn 2017 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies is now online.
Founded in 2007, the EJLS celebrates with the publication of issue 10 (1) its 10th anniversary. The articles in this issue once again reflect the EJLS’ long-standing commitment to young, contextual and critical legal scholarship that also engages with a discussion of timely and topical socio-political issues.
The topics tackled in this …