Announcements: EJIL: Live!; ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum Call for Papers; Conference on Children & International Criminal Justice at Georgia Law; Conference at Aarhus University on Inter/Trans-national Law; Conference in London on EU law and International Law

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1.   In case you missed it: Episodes 1 and 2 of EJIL:Live! are available onlineEpisode 1 presents both video and (edited) audio versions of a “Fireside Chat” between the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Joseph H. H. Weiler, and Maria Aristodemou, whose article “A Constant Craving for Fresh Brains and a Taste for Decaffeinated Neighbours”, appears in EJIL 25:1 (2014). The audio podcast also features a conversation with EJIL’s Book Review Editor, Isabel Feichtner; and a discussion with the Editors of EJIL: Talk!, Dapo Akande and Marko Milanovic, on the recent decision of the International Court of Justice in Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening), the crisis in Crimea, and much more. Episode 2 features an extended “Fireside Chat” between the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Professor Joseph Weiler, and Oliver Diggelmann (University of Zurich) and Tilmann Altwicker (University of Basel), whose article “How is Progress Constructed in International Legal Scholarship?”, appears in Vol. 25, Issue 2 of EJIL.

2.  Call for Papers: 2015 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, Taipei, Taiwan. The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 25-26, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The theme of the Research Forum is “Integrating the Asia-Pacific: Why International Law Matters?” Paper proposals should be submitted by January 20, 2015 to ila {at} The call for papers is available here. Other inquiries can be directed to Pasha Hsieh, co-chair of the Research Forum (pashahsieh {at}

3.  Conference on Children and International Criminal Justice at Georgia Law.  The International Criminal Court’s Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will deliver the keynote address at   “Children & International Justice,” an international experts’ conference, to be held Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens. The law school is home to Professor Diane Marie Amann, who serves as Bensouda’s Special Adviser on Children in and affected by Armed Conflict. Taking part will be more than 2 dozen experts in children’s rights, international criminal law, and transitional justice, who will address a range of issues in a public morning session and in closed afternoon workshops. Experts will be drawn from academia, practice and from international organizations. The discussions will assist advising in the ongoing process of development of the Office of the Prosecutor Policy Paper on Children. The keynote address and the plenary presentations, along with student rapporteurs’ Chatham-House-Rules accounts of the breakout sessions, will be published in the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law.  Sponsors, in addition to the journal and the law school, are the law school’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law & Policy, the Georgia Law Project on Armed Conflict & Children, the African Studies Institute of the University of Georgia, the Planethood Foundation, and the American Society of International Law-Southeast. Details are available here and registration can be done here.

4.  The Department of Law at Aarhus University, Denmark, is organising the opening seminar of the INTRALaw project, on 24 October 2014. INTRALaw  – International and Transnational Tendencies in Law – encompasses a range of cross-disciplinary research projects led by researchers from the Department of Law at Aarhus University, Denmark.
The projects focus on developments in legislation that are direct results of globalisation, internationalisation, Europeanisation and other inter and transnational activities. Here is the webpage of the event, including the full programme.Date and venue: 24 October 2014 – Konferencerum M1, Konferencecenteret, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2-4, Aarhus, Denmark. Deadline for registration: 17 October. For information, contact Tinna Meyer: tme {at}

5.  This year Seminar Series of the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context of Queen Mary Law School, University of London, will be on: ‘Beyond Pluralism? Co-Implication, Embeddedness and Interdependency between Public International Law and EU Law’. The objective is to explore the relationship between these two legal orders, beyond monist, dualist and pluralist accounts, from both the EU perspective and the PIL angle, covering the entire ‘co-dependency cycle’. The inaugural roundtable, gathering Prof Katja Ziegler (Leicester), Prof. Jan Wouters (KU Leuven), Prof Dimitry Kochenov (Groningen), and Prof Piet Eeckhout (UCL), will set the scene, taking stock of current controversies and developments in the field. It will be held on 15 October 2014, from 11.30 to 13.30. To register, please, send an email to both v.moreno-lax {at} and p.gragl {at}

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