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Research Professor in Political Science at PluriCourts, University of Oslo

28/01/2015 – 10:01 am | Comments Off on Research Professor in Political Science at PluriCourts, University of Oslo

The Faculty of Law, by PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, announces a position as Research Professor and Coordinator (code 1404) in political science for 5 years, once renewable.
The successful candidate will have a strong publication record of empirical research on international courts or tribunals in one or more of five issue areas – …

New issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS)

27/01/2015 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on New issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS)

* With thanks to Jan Zglinski for bringing this to our attention.
The new issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) is out: http://ejls.eu (Volume 7(2), Winter 2014). 
This issue’s contributions target a variety of topics from European and International Law as well as Legal Theory, ranging from the law and economics of legal families, to the role of gender in Italian legal education, to a critical …

Frankfurt Investment Law Workshop: International Investment Law and History (13-14 March 2015)

15/01/2015 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Frankfurt Investment Law Workshop: International Investment Law and History (13-14 March 2015)

For many years, the Frankfurt Investment Law Workshop – jointly organized by Rainer Hofmann (Frankfurt), Stephan Schill (Heidelberg), and Christian J. Tams (Glasgow) – has been a forum for the discussion of conceptual issues of international investment law. Previous workshops focused on International Investment Law and General International Law: From Clinical Isolation to Systemic Integration?<http://www.nomos-shop.de/Hofmann-Tams-International-Investment-Law-General-International-Law/productview.aspx?product=13754> (Nomos 2011), International Investment Law and Its Others<http://ilreports.blogspot.com/2012/09/hofmman-tams-international-investment.html> (Nomos 2012), …

2015 ESIL Oslo Conference: Call for papers, agora proposals and posters – Deadline 31 January 2015

13/01/2015 – 4:49 pm | Comments Off on 2015 ESIL Oslo Conference: Call for papers, agora proposals and posters – Deadline 31 January 2015

The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law will take place in Oslo, Norway, from 10 to 12 September 2015.  The conference will be hosted by the PluriCourts Center on the Legitimate Roles on the Judiciary in the Global Order, University of Oslo.
Entitled “The Judicialization of International Law – A Mixed Blessing ?”, the conference will address the international law aspects of the …

Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU (1 January – 30 June 2015)

07/01/2015 – 12:02 pm | Comments Off on Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU (1 January – 30 June 2015)

So, for the first time since Latvia has become a member of the EU on the 1 May 2004 it holds the presidency of the Council of EU. The Presidency starts with several events, including Commissioners visiting Riga: a more complete overview is available here: https://eu2015.lv/
So, what is Latvia concerned with, and wants to act upon? The program for the Latvian Presidency is ambitious and …

Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

07/01/2015 – 9:10 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers ‘General Issues in International and European Law’, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law

* With thanks to Shan Patel of the Utrecht Journal of International and European Law for bringing this to our attention, as a former member of the editorial board of the predecessor of this journal (Merkourios) I’m happy to publish this call for papers.
The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law is issuing a Call for Papers to be published in its 81st edition on ‘General Issues’ …