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Upcoming events at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC)

30/09/2014 – 6:46 pm | Comments Off on Upcoming events at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC)

The Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) is an interdisciplinary research programme that aims to strengthen law, norms and institutions to restrain, regulate and prevent armed conflict. Drawing on the disciplines of philosophy, law and international relations, ELAC seeks to develop a more sophisticated framework of rules and stronger forms of international authority relating to armed conflict. Research activity addresses all aspects …

Call for Papers: James Crawford Essay Prize 2015 of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement

30/09/2014 – 6:33 pm | Comments Off on Call for Papers: James Crawford Essay Prize 2015 of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement

2015 James Crawford Essay Prize – Submissions now open
The editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement (JIDS) has released a call for papers to be considered for the James Crawford Essay Prize competition. The author of the best paper received will win £500 of OUP books and a subscription to the journal.
The deadline for submissions is the 17 December 2014, GMT 5pm.
To learn more …

Journal on the Use of Force and International Law: New Issue

25/09/2014 – 11:35 am | Comments Off on Journal on the Use of Force and International Law: New Issue

Hart Publishing is delighted to announce that the first issue, published in August, of the Journal on the Use of Force and International Law is now available online. Please see below for the table of contents and abstracts.
 Journal on the Use of Force and International Law
(including the Digest of State Practice on the Use of Force)
 Editors-in-Chief
Dr James A. Green (University of Reading)
Dr Christian Henderson (University …

LSN Job Openings Announcements

25/09/2014 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on LSN Job Openings Announcements

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law
Post-Doctoral Fellowships AY2015-2016
As Asia’s Global Law School, the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is committed to fostering excellence in research among early stage legal scholars.
We invite applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions commencing in AY2015-2016. These Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions may be held generally within NUS Law or, for candidates with appropriate backgrounds and expertise, …

Tribunal welcomed hundreds of visitors on The Hague International Open Doors Day

25/09/2014 – 7:01 am | Comments Off on Tribunal welcomed hundreds of visitors on The Hague International Open Doors Day

PRESS RELEASE

TRIBUNAL

(Exclusively for the use of the media. Not an official document.)

The Hague, 22 September 2014
CS/PR1608e

Tribunal welcomed hundreds of visitors on The Hague International Open Doors Day
The ICTY yesterday welcomed 700 visitors as part of the seventh annual ‘International Open Doors Day’ organised by the Municipality of The Hague. On this day, international organisations across The Hague, including the ICTY, opened their doors to the …

LSN Job Openings Announcement

25/09/2014 – 6:56 am | Comments Off on LSN Job Openings Announcement

University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law
Law – Assistant Professor
The Faculty of Law invites applications for three (3) tenure track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. Starting date is July 1, 2015 or such other date as is negotiated with the successful candidate. Positions are subject to budgetary approval.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Faculty welcomes applications from outstanding scholars of diverse perspectives and backgrounds with expertise …

London School of Economics Law Department Law School Research Papers – Legal Studies

25/09/2014 – 6:54 am | Comments Off on London School of Economics Law Department Law School Research Papers – Legal Studies

The London School of Economics Law Department has started a Law School Research Papers – Legal Studies series within the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)
LSE Law – Policy Briefing Papers Series:
View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/LSE-Law-Policy-Briefing-LEG.html
Subscribe:  http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=LSE-Law-Policy-Briefing-LEG
The LSE Law – Policy Briefing papers series was first published in 2014. The aim of the series is to provide short, policy-relevant papers on issues of contemporary public interest in all subject areas, from members of …

Call for papers: Society for Environmental Law and Economics (SELE) 2015 Conference

14/09/2014 – 11:12 am | Comments Off on Call for papers: Society for Environmental Law and Economics (SELE) 2015 Conference

The Society for Environmental Law and Economics (SELE) has issued a call for papers for its 7th annual conference to be held in the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Both theoretical and empirical papers will be accepted, concerning topics at the intersection of law, economics and environmental issues.
From the relevant press release:
Society for Environmental Law and Economics (SELE) 2015 Conference
21-22 May 2015
University of Groningen, …

Call For Papers: The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law

12/09/2014 – 9:32 pm | Comments Off on Call For Papers: The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law

Call for Papers
Legalities and Legacies:
The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law
Jerusalem, 21-22 June 2015
Deadline for Submitting 1-2 Page Proposal: 30 September 2014
Deadline for Submitting the Article (Selected Proposals): 15 April 2015
From the relevant press release:
The Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Columbia Law School invite the submission of written proposals for an international …

Cambridge Journals Online: Newly Published Article(s)

10/09/2014 – 11:26 am | Comments Off on Cambridge Journals Online: Newly Published Article(s)

Asian Journal of International Law

Decolonizing the International Court of Justice: The Experience of Judge Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan in the South West Africa Cases
Victor Kattan
First Published online: 9th September 2014
Law and History Review
The Travels of Law: Indian Ocean Itineraries
Renisa Mawani and Iza Hussin
First Published online: 9th September 2014
Leiden Journal of International Law
What Makes for a Valid Legal Argument?
Ingo Venzke
First Published online: 8th September 2014
International & …

Cambridge Journals Online: Newly Published Issue

10/09/2014 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Cambridge Journals Online: Newly Published Issue

A newly published issue of the International Journal of Law in Context is now available on Cambridge Journals Online.
International Journal of Law in Context
Volume 10 – Issue 03, September 2014
Table of Contents
‘Commodities must be controlled’: economic crimes and market discipline in India (1939–1955)
Rohit De
Published online: 5th September 2014
The criminalisation of symbols of the past: expression, law and memory
Agata Fijalkowski
Published online: 5th September 2014
We …

Perceptions of Security and Governance in de facto and Partially Recognized States, UCL, 11-12 September

09/09/2014 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off on Perceptions of Security and Governance in de facto and Partially Recognized States, UCL, 11-12 September

Conference organized by the School of Public Policy, University College London
Haldane Room, Wilkins Building
September 11-12, 2014
In most separatist conflicts, where non-state groups fight for independence or greater autonomy within an existing state, the outcome entails no major changes to state boundaries. Yet in some cases, the conflict results in the creation of so-called de facto states. Referred to as breakaway regions by their parent states, …

ICC: Request for investigation into alleged Hamas war crimes

08/09/2014 – 11:50 pm | Comments Off on ICC: Request for investigation into alleged Hamas war crimes

The International Criminal Court has received a request to initiate an investigation into Hamas leader, Khaled Meshaal, for alleged war crimes committed under his direction in the Gaza strip. The request was filed by the Israeli based civil rights NGO Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center.
According to the request filed on September 2nd, Meshaal is considered to be “liable for Hamas’s war crime of execution without due …

Harvard IGLP Workshop 2015 in Qatar

08/09/2014 – 5:42 pm | Comments Off on Harvard IGLP Workshop 2015 in Qatar

Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy 2015 Workshop

Date: January 2-11, 2015, Doha, Qatar
Deadline for applications: September 12, 2014
Addressed primarily to doctoral and post-doctoral law scholars and junior faculty, the IGLP Workshop aims to strengthen scholars of today through interaction and exchange of different ideas with their colleagues from around the world.
From the relevant press release:
The Institute for Global Law and Policy …

Conference on ‘The Cyber Warfare Manual: A Detailed Assessment’ (3 December 2014, The Hague)

05/09/2014 – 3:20 pm | Comments Off on Conference on ‘The Cyber Warfare Manual: A Detailed Assessment’ (3 December 2014, The Hague)

(* With thanks to Dr. Christophe Paulussen, Coordinator of the International Humanitarian and Criminal Law Platform, Asser Institute, The Hague)
The International Humanitarian and Criminal Law Platform, a research platform coordinated by the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, cordially invites you to this conference to assess in detail the Cyber Warfare or Tallinn Manual. This conference, organized in cooperation with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence, the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and …