Announcements: CfA Hamburg Young Scholars’ Workshop; Feminist/Gendered Perspectives on Global Football Governance; CfP – Crisis of Multilateral International Order; Regional ILA Conference, Slovenia; Edinburgh Law School Teaching Fellow Vacancy; SOAS Executive Course in Public International Law; ELGS Summer Intensive; Chatham House Conference, The Legacy of Kofi Annan; CfP ILA Regional Conference

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1. Call for Abstracts: 3rd Hamburg Young Scholars’ Workshop in International Law. The deadline to submit an abstract for the 3rd Hamburg Young Scholars’ Workshop in International Law held from 20 – 21 September 2019 at the University of Hamburg is approaching.  Abstracts are accepted until 1 June 2019 to  workshop-PIL {at} uni-hamburg(.)de. For further information, see here.

2. Symposium on Feminist/Gendered Perspectives on Global Football Governance and FIFA. The Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice at NYU School of Law will host a symposium on 24 – 25 February 2020 to explore feminist/gendered perspectives on global football (soccer) governance and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The Symposium will aim to illuminate and nuance the relationship between gender and power within the transnational regulatory system that governs football (with FIFA at its helm); to identify specific gendered implications of existing governance structures, rules and procedures; and to consider innovative ideas for feminist reform or revolution. The deadline for abstracts is 15 July 2019. Further details about the symposium and submission process can be found here.

3. Call for Papers: The Crisis of Multilateral International Order: Causes, Dynamics and Consequences. The European Society of International Law, the Warsaw School of Economics, and the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences have issued a call for papers for a conference on “The crisis of multilateral international order: causes, dynamics and consequences,”. The conference will take place on  22 – 23 November 2019, in Warsaw (Poland).  Paper proposals, no longer than 250 words, should be sent to Lukasz Gruszczynski (lukasz [dot] gruszczynski [at] gmail [dot] com), Marcin Menkes (marcin [dot] menkes [at] sgh [dot] waw [dot] pl) and Paolo D. Farah (paolo [dot] farah [at] glawcal [dot] org [dot] uk), not later than 12.00 CET on 5 July 2019. All submissions need to be accompanied by a short CV (no longer than 2 pages). Selected speakers are expected to submit extended outlines (8-10 pages) of their papers before the conference. The call, with all technical details, is available here.

4. Regional ILA Conference in Slovenia. The Slovene Branch of the International Law Association is organising the first Regional ILA Conference in Slovenia, which will take place from 27 – 30 June 2019 in the seaside resort of Bernardin located between the town of Piran and the Portorož Riviera on the Adriatic coast. The general theme of the conference is “Migration / international legal regulation” and will thus provide a forum to address and discuss a plethora of challenging questions related to the issue of migration from both the public and private international law lens in a region largely affected by the topic. The programme of the conference is available here. Additionally, the conference will include a special presentation by Benjamin Pelletier from the European Research Council Executive Agency. The deadline for Registration is 26 June 2019. Further  information about the conference can be found here.   

5. Edinburgh Law School Teaching Fellow Vacancy. Applications are invited for a full time Teaching Fellow in International Law (Grade UE07) in Edinburgh Law School on a fixed term basis to 31 August 2020. The successful applicant will be a specialist in International Law, and particularly with expertise in one or more of the following subfields: international human rights law, international criminal law, international environmental law, international legal theory, international humanitarian law, or the law of international organizations, and will have demonstrable teaching abilities in that area. The successful candidate will have teaching duties in International Law, primarily involving teaching across a range of the LLM programmes in the international law subject area, including contributing to the delivery and assessment of a number of LLM courses and graduate dissertation supervision and marking. They will also contribute to undergraduate teaching in international law at ordinary and honours levels. The successful candidate will have proven teaching experience and will have completed a PhD (or be very close to completion of one). Further information can be found here

6. SOAS Executive Course in Public International Law. SOAS University of London invites applications to its Executive Course in Public International Law. The course runs from 9 – 13 September 2019 and is open to professionals and anyone else interested in public international law. Speakers include Shaheed Fatima QC, Sir Franklin Berman QC, Robert Volterra, Chanaka Wickremasinghe, Michel Massih QC, Richard O’Brien, Tayab Ali, Professor Sheldon Leader, Martyn Day, Professor Robert McCorquodale, Dr Carla Ferstman, Lucas Bastin, Sylvia Noury, Wendy Miles QC, Professor Ratna Kapur and Dr Muin Boase.

7. ELGS Summer Intensive on Comparative Law & Global Governance. The European Law & Governance School, a University operated by the EPLO, an International Organization based in Athens Greece, organizes this week-long program (22 – 26 July 2019) to discuss the latest developments on Global and European governance covering both constitutional and institutional issues, global administrative law, and issues of soft governance. It is designed for Master’s level students from all fields of social sciences as well as political scientists, civil servants, lawyers and officials of international organizations and domestic administrations who seek ways to continue their education. The program takes place at the EPLO facilities in Sounion Greece, one hour away from Athens by car, very close to the Poseidon temple, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Applicants should submit an updated CV and letter of motivation in English at summerschools {at} elgs(.)eu. Applications will remain open until 21 June 2019. 

8. Chatham House Conference – ‘Our Shared Humanity’: The Legacy of Kofi Annan. As the UN’s 75th anniversary approaches, this conference will explore Kofi Annan’s legacy for the future of global governance, bringing together key figures involved in his initiatives with actors currently engaged in conflict prevention, humanitarian action and human rights. For further information and to register interest, please see here. Early registration is kindly requested as places are limited. The event will also be livestreamed.

9. Call for Papers: ILA Regional Conference 2019. Call for papers for the ILA Regional Conference 2019 in Braga, Portugal is now open, closing 15 June 2019. The theme is the contribution of the case law of international courts and tribunals to the development of international law. More details can be found here

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