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Announcements: South China Sea Conference in Brussels; Conference in London on Int’l Law and EU Law; CfP on Sociology and Int’l Law; Online Symposium on Violence Against Children; Disaster Law Course in Sanremo, Italy; CfP on Int’l Law and Time

Published on February 7, 2015        Author: 

1.  The Centre for International Law of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has the pleasure of inviting you to a one-day conference: “The South China Sea: An International Law Perspective” on Friday, 6 March 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. Showcasing panels of renowned law of the sea experts, the conference will offer presentations and Q&A sessions centered on the themes of fisheries, navigation, islands and international dispute settlement. Attendance is free, but registration is required, on a first come, first serve basis, by Sunday, 1 March 2015. A walking lunch, coffee breaks and a closing reception will be provided. Please register here. The conference programme may be consulted here.

2.  The fourth cross-disciplinary dialogue of the Seminar Series of the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context: ‘Beyond Pluralism? Co-Implication, Embeddedness and Interdependency between Public International Law and EU Law’, will take place at Queen Mary Law School, Mile End Campus, room 313 (Law School Building) on 18 February, from 15h to 17h. The dialogue will examine aspects of Human Rights Law from both the EU perspective and the Public International LAw angle, focusing on the risks and opportunities of the interaction of rules from each regime. The event will gather Prof. Christian Tomuschat (Humboldt-Universitaet Berlin); Dr Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou (University of Surrey); and Prof. Janet Dine (Queen Mary, CCLS) as chair.Attendance is free but registration necessary. Please, click here for further details and to book your place.

3.  Call for Papers, Sociological Inquiries into International Law II, 9-10 October 2015. A growing community of scholars is bringing international law into conversation with sociological research and theory. Major developments over the past years have come from studies across all subfields of international law, from human rights and international criminal law, to international economic law, private international law, or to litigation and arbitration. Now in its second year, this workshop seeks to build a “working group” community of scholars at the intersection of these two fields, broadly understood, to present innovative original contributions and to build opportunities for community and collaboration. The workshop will take place at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, on 9-10 October 2015. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Sungjoon Cho at <scho1 {at} kentlaw.iit(.)edu> by 1 April 2015.

4.  The online journals A38 and A CONTRARIO are hosting an online symposium in April 2015 assessing the effectiveness of legal efforts to address violence against children. Authors are to submit a short bio and their articles by March 15, 2015. Articles which are 1,500 words (including footnotes) or less should be submitted to A CONTRARIO ICL at acontrarioicl {at} gmail(.)com with subject line “Symposium.” Articles which are 3,000 -10,000 words (including footnotes) should be submitted to A38 Online Law Journal at submissions {at} athirtyeight(.)com with subject line “Symposium.” The call for papers is here.

5.  The law faculties of the Universities of Bologna, Roma Tre, Uninettuno and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (acting through their “International Disaster Law Project“) and the IFRC Disaster Law Programme co-convene the second edition of the “International Disaster Law Course” targeted to academics and practitioners and hosted by the International Institute for Humanitarian Law in Sanremo, Italy. The next session of the course will be held on 27 April – 1 May 2015. The 5-day course is aimed at graduate and post-graduate students with a specific academic interest in international disaster law as well as technical disaster management practitioners (e.g. staff of civil protection departments, staff of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies, NGOs) and other persons with an academic background in areas such as law, security studies, international relations, conflict studies or other related fields who want to expand their knowledge in this area. Please, click here for further details and to apply.

6.  The Graduate Institute of Geneva’s International Law Department has opened a call for papers on the question of International Law and Time. The conference is open to both junior and senior international law scholars and practitioners. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 15, 2015. The Conference will be held at the Graduate Institute’s Barton site.

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