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Announcements: Martens Summer School on International Law; Smart Mixes in relation to Transboundary Environmental Harm; CfP Asian Society of International Law Regional Conference

Published on March 20, 2016        Author: 

1. 5th Martens Summer School on International Law. The 5th Martens Summer School on International Law will take place in the Estonian resort town Pärnu on 24-29 July 2016 and is organized by the School of Law of the University of Tartu. The summer school has been named after the famous Russian/Baltic international lawyer Friedrich Martens (1845-1909) who was born in Pärnu. The application deadline is 31 May 2016 and the participation fee is only 50 EUR; the costs of the travel and the stay in Pärnu will be covered by the participants themselves. The lecturers in 2016 will be Judge Bruno Simma (The Hague), Jarna Petman (Helsinki), Vladislav Starzhenetskyi (Moscow), David P. Stewart (Washington, DC), and René Värk (Tartu). See here for details.

2. Smart Mixes in relation to Transboundary Environmental Harm Conference. The Amsterdam Center for International Law, the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and Maastricht University will hold a Conference, entitled ‘Smart Mixes in relation to Transboundary Environmental Harm’, in Rotterdam on 15 April 2016. The Conference forms part of a wider research project, which aims to provide insight into the way international environmental treaties are, and can be, supplemented with private and hybrid governance instruments, with a view to achieving a more effective regulation of the causes of transboundary environmental harm. The Conference will seek to showcase innovative research into various aspects of global, multilevel environmental governance. Registration is open to both academics and practitioners. More information on the Conference and registration process can be found here.

3. Call for Papers: Asian Society of International Law Regional Conference on International Law and a Dynamic Asia. The 2016 Regional Conference of the Asian Society of International Law will take place in Ha Noi, Vietnam, on 14-15 June 2016, hosted by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. The Conference will consist of plenary sessions and a number of agorae. In addition, the Conference will feature two special agorae on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and the establishment of the ASEAN Community – two remarkable developments in 2015. Papers presented in agorae should focus on the field of international law connected with the overarching conference theme. Papers should be unpublished at the moment of presentation and be at an advanced stage of completion. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 April 2016. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted to ilconference.vn2016 {at} gmail(.)com. Click here for more information.

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