Announcements: CfA Yearbook of International Disaster Law; CfP Duty of States to Cooperate; International Law Weekend 2021; Jindal Society of International Law Lectures

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1. Call for Abstracts: Yearbook of International Disaster Law. For its Issue no. 4, the Yearbook of International Disaster Law published by Brill welcomes submissions of abstracts (see here for the full call) for potential papers related to: a) its ‘Thematic Section’ on “Regionalization and Localization of International Disaster Law” aimed at exploring either legal/institutional approaches adopted by regional and sub-regional organizations toward disaster law issues or the interaction of international disaster law and policies with domestic legal orders and local actors; and b) its ‘General Section’ addressing any legal issue relevant for international disaster law. Deadline 14 November. Further information on the YIDL can be found here.
 
2. Call for Papers: Duty of States to Cooperate. The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the International Law Section of the Society of Legal Scholars will convene a hybrid workshop to take place on 29 November 2021 on the general duty of States to cooperate, which touches upon related rules such as the legal equality of States, due diligence, good faith and transboundary harm. Abstracts of no more than 300 words must be submitted by 24 September 2021, 1700hrs BST. Abstracts from early career researchers and academic from the Global South are particularly encouraged to promote an exchange of diverse contributions. For more information, see here.
 
3. International Law Weekend (ILW) 2021 – International Law in Challenging Times. ILW 2021 – the annual conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association – will take place online on 28 – 30 October 2021. The conference features 32 panels (many of which offer CLE) on an array of public and private international law topics, two keynote addresses, a High-Level Opening Plenary, and more than a dozen professional networking events. A full program of events is available here. This year there is a special offer of ILW 2021 registration and ABILA Membership (through 31 December 2022) for $110 – a saving of at least $145 over two years. Students always attend for free. Please note, that early bird registration has been extended until 20 September. General information on the 2021 ILW can be found here.

4. Jindal Society of International Law Lecture: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodies? The Jindal Society of International Law is holding the Fall Lecture Series of 2021, titled, ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’. The lecture on ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodies? – On the Governance of International Courts and Tribunals’ is the tenth lecture in this twenty-three part Lecture Series, which is being held from August to November 2021. The lecture is scheduled for 17:00 IST on 23 September 2021 and the speaker for this lecture is Professor Neils Blokker. To be a part of this lecture, which will be held online on Zoom and be simultaneously live streamed on YouTube, attendees are requested to register themselves through the Registration Link. This link also provides for all necessary information regarding the lecture. For any further queries or for additional information regarding the Fall 2021 Lecture Series or other initiatives of the Society, visit our website. You can also follow and engage with us on LinkedInTwitter and Instagram!
 
5. The Jindal Society of International Law’s Lecture: The Modern Death Ship – Nationality and Belonging in International Law. The Jindal Society of International Law’s lecture on ‘The Modern Death Ship: Nationality and Belonging in International Law’ is the eleventh lecture in its twenty-three part Lecture Series ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’, which is being held from August to November 2021. The lecture, ‘The Modern Death Ship: Nationality and Belonging in International Law’, is scheduled for 17:00 IST on 24 September 2021 and the speaker for this lecture is Professor Dr. Neha Jain. To be a part of this lecture, which will be held online on Zoom and be simultaneously live streamed on YouTube, attendees are requested to register themselves through the Registration Link. This link also provides for all necessary information regarding the lecture. 
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