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Videos of the Conference “Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI”, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg

13/02/2018 – 2:58 pm |

Videos of the conference “Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and dispute settlement after WWI”, held on 6-8 December 2017, can be viewed on the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg YouTube channel at this link .
About a century after the Versailles Peace Treaty signed the end of World War I and established an ambitious new framework for international relations, the MPI Luxembourg brought together researchers from …

Conference: “A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Dispute Resolution in the Law of International Watercourses and the Law of the Sea”, available online

10/02/2018 – 5:28 pm |

Videos of the conference “A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Dispute Resolution in the Law of International Watercourses and the Law of the Sea” which took place on 25-26 September 2017 are now available for viewing on the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg YouTube channel via this link.
Organised in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the conference brought together internationally renowned experts to evaluate the progress made …

iCourts ‘International Law: Courts and Contexts’ PhD Summer School

09/02/2018 – 2:14 pm |

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts (Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order) are pleased to announce the International Law: Courts and Contexts PhD Summer School.
The schools is aimed at PhD students working on international courts in their social and political context. We particularly welcome students whose PhD thesis involves a strong focus …

7th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference: ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’, 3-4 April 2018

08/02/2018 – 9:54 am |

The Cambridge International Law Journal is pleased to open the registration for the 7th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference. The Conference will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, on the 3rd and 4th of April 2018.
This year’s theme is ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’ and will feature a broad range of panels that discuss pressing topics under this theme.
We are delighted …

Academic positions at PluriCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

05/02/2018 – 9:46 am |

One Doctoral Research Fellowship at PluriCourts, LegInvest, deadline for application 28 February 2018! Click here for more information.
Up to two doctoral Research Fellowships at PluriCourts, State Consent to International Jurisdiction, deadline for application, 28 February 2018. Click here for more information.

PhD Course (3 ECTS) – Professional Training Course: Violence Committed in the Name of Religion: Phenomena, root-causes and practical responses.

02/02/2018 – 10:18 am |

PhD Course (3 ECTS) – Professional Training Course: Violence Committed in the Name of Religion

Phenomena, root-causes and practical responses.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2018 – Mar. 3, 2018, 1 Mar: 9 am – 16:45 pm, 2 Mar: 9 am – 17 pm, 3 Mar: 9 am – 17:45 pm. The NCHR, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

About the course
Violence incited, perpetrated and justified in the name of …

Conference: Investment Courts: Challenges and Perspectives

22/01/2018 – 3:08 pm |

iCourts in Copenhagen will host an international conference on Investment Courts: Challenges and Perspectives 1-2 February 2018.
Investment disputes often concern society as a collective and direct stakeholder; especially in cases prompted by multinational companies conducting essential public services such as sanitation, energy production and distribution, or resource extraction. As disputes with far-reaching and direct implications on society have amassed, scholars have aimed at legitimizing the …

New Publication: Leuven Manual on the International Law Applicable to Peace Operations

18/01/2018 – 5:28 pm | Comments Off on New Publication: Leuven Manual on the International Law Applicable to Peace Operations

General Editors: Terry Gill, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Dieter Fleck, International Society for Military Law and the Law of War; William H. Boothby, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; Alfons Vanheusden, Belgian Ministry of Defence
Assistant Editors:
Mr. Marco Benatar, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law; Mr. Remy Jorritsma, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law
 The Leuven Manual is the authoritative, comprehensive overview of the rules that are to be followed in peace operations conducted …

Call for Papers: Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights

16/01/2018 – 11:50 am | Comments Off on Call for Papers: Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights

PluriCourts invites contributions for its upcoming workshop, ‘Responding to Legitimacy Challenges: Opportunities and Choices for the European Court of Human Rights‘, to take place on 21 September 2018 at the European Court of Human Rights.
Deadline for submission: 15 February 2018.
Read the full announcement here.

EUI Conference: ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’, 8 June 2018

11/01/2018 – 5:05 pm | Comments Off on EUI Conference: ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’, 8 June 2018

* With thanks to Dr Clara Rauchegger and Dr Anna Wallerman, Max Weber Fellows, European University Institute.
The conference on ‘Challenges to EU Law and Governance in the Member States’ will be held on 8 June 2018 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Michal Bobek, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU, will deliver the keynote address.
The deadline for submitting an …

International Court Authority

08/01/2018 – 9:33 am | Comments Off on International Court Authority

Karen Alter, Larry Helfer and Mikael Rask Madsen have published a new paper on International Court Authority that also serves as an introduction to a larger project that is forthcoming on Oxford University Press.
Here is the abstract:
An innovative, interdisciplinary and far-reaching examination of the actual reality of international courts, International Court Authority (Oxford University Press, 2018) challenges fundamental preconceptions about when, why, and how international …

Judge  Buergenthal’s interviews on human rights included in the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

18/12/2017 – 4:21 pm | Comments Off on Judge  Buergenthal’s interviews on human rights included in the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

To commemorate the International Human Rights Day (10 December of each year) and the upcoming 70th  anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs has added a two-part interview with Judge Thomas Buergenthal by Professor Sean Murphy (respectively 43 and 53 minutes).
Judge Buergenthal shares some personal moments from his life, as well as his extensive experience in international …

CALL FOR PAPERS – UTRECHT JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW 

07/12/2017 – 3:54 pm | Comments Off on CALL FOR PAPERS – UTRECHT JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW 

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.
 

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

29/11/2017 – 4:37 pm | Comments Off on CfP: 19th Annual Student Human Rights Conference, University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, 17 March 2018

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 | Comments Off on Oxford University Press has launched ‘Oxford International Organizations’

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

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 …