Announcements: Athens PIL Discussion; Convergence of International Law to National Law Conference; Asian Society of International Law Conference; CfS University of Jyväskylä; CfP American Journal of International Law; CELI Annual Lecture; CfP The Natural in International Law; Temporariness of Refugee Protection Seminar; Spanish International Legal Podcast

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1. Athens PIL Discussion Group Online Meeting: International Law and the War in Ukraine. This online meeting will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 30 March at 18.00-19.30 (Athens time zone, EET). The discussion will be with Professor Marko Milanovic on International Law and the War in Ukraine. Register and book your ticket here. Or, you can livestream the event on the Athens PIL Youtube page here or via Facebook here.

2. International Conference on the Convergence of International Law to National Law in the Era of Globalisation. The School of Law, VIT Deemed University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, is hosting an online International Conference in International law on 22 – 23 April, 2022. The organising committee is calling for unpublished research papers and articles from students, academicians, research scholars and practitioners for presentation at the conference. The purpose of the conference is to examine the current changes in International law and the effect of those changes in the domestic legal regime under the scope of the current globalised world. 

3. Asian Society of International Law Regional Conference and Junior Scholar Workshop. The Asian Society of International Law will be holding their Regional Conference and a Junior Scholar Workshop in Nepal on 29 – 30 July. The deadline for abstracts is 7 April. Further details can be found here.

4. Call for Submissions: University of Jyväskylä. The research project team ‘Negotiating international criminal law’, Department of Language and Communication Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Jyväskylä (Finland) invites abstract submissions for the online seminar ‘Lights and Shadows in the Ongwen Case at the International Criminal Court: Inter- and Multi-disciplinary approaches’ to be held on the 13 – 14 October 2022. Authors (individually or jointly) can examine the issues from one or more of these disciplines: law, language and communication studies, anthropology, philosophy, political science, psychology, journalism, and religious studies. It is intended that each contribution identifies and discusses the novel and problematic issues that the ICC and other actors had to deal in the Ongwen case.  The organising committee plans to publish selected seminar papers in an edited collection or in a special issue in a peer-reviewed international journal. Deadline for abstract submission is 2 May 2022. For more information, see the call for abstracts.

5. Call for Papers: American Journal of International Law. The American Journal of International Law has issued a worldwide call for papers for an Agora symposium to be published in the October 2022 issue of the Journal. The topic, “The War in Ukraine and the Future of the International Legal Order”, recognises that the present crisis raises foundational questions about the international legal order that extend beyond the facts of this case. More information about the Agora can be found here. Submission deadline is 20 June 2022.

6. CELI Annual Lecture Series 2021-2022: The Journey of Business and Human Rights Arbitration from Geneva to The Hague. This lecture will take place on 30 March 2022, 5pm via Teams Live. To join the event, open the Online hyperlink in the event’s page. No registration required.

7. Call for Papers: ‘The Natural’ in International Law. The Asia School of Business, the Amsterdam Center for International Law (UvA), and the Global Governance Centre (IHEID) have issued a call for papers for a workshop on ‘The “Natural” in International Law’ to be held at the University of Amsterdam on 8 – 9 September 2022. For the call for papers and information on how to apply visit this website.

8. Temporariness of Refugee Protection: For What and in Whose Interest? This seminar with Associate Professor Vladislava Stoyanova will take place via zoom on 5 April 2022 12.00 – 14.00. For more information visit Seminar Temporariness of Refugee Protection: For What and in Whose Interest? (

9. Hablemos de Derecho Internacional (HDI) – The International Legal Podcast (Spanish). HDI recently added the following episodes in Spanish: Dra. Patrícia Galvão Teles – Jus Cogens y los Valores Fundamentales; Dr. Andrés del Castillo- La Crisis del Plástico y la necesidad de un Tratado Internacional; Dr. Juan Pablo Scarfi – La Historia Invisible del Derecho Internacional en las Américas; Dr. J. Gustavo Prieto Muñoz- Derecho Internacional de las Inversiones y los Derechos Humanos; Christian Villanueva – Conflicto en Ucrania (perspectiva militar); Dr. Wilson A. Martínez Sánchez: El Trastorno Mental y la Inimputabilidad en el Derecho Penal; and, Dra. Karina Ansolabehere – Desapariciones Forzadas en América Latina. The podcast is available on the main platforms: SpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, or through other podcast applications by searching “Hablemos de Derecho Internacional”. Updated information about the guests and episodes can be found on the website or on HDI’s social media accounts: LinkedInTwitterInstagramFacebook, and Youtube.

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