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Announcements: CfA Yearbook of International Disaster Law; Role and Contributions of the ILC to the Development of International Law; CfP Conference on The Theory and Philosophy of Customary International Law and its Interpretation

Published on October 7, 2018        Author: 
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1. Call for Abstracts – Yearbook of International Disaster Law (Brill/Nijhoff). The Yearbook of International Disaster Law aims to foster the interest of academics and practitioners on legal and institutional issues relevant to natural, technological and human-made disasters. The YIDL is a double-blind peer review journal published by Brill/Nijhoff. For its inaugural issue (vol. 1, 2018) the Yearbook welcome submissions of abstracts for papers addressing topics pertaining to any issue of international disaster law. Abstracts should be sent by 15 November 2018 to info {at} yearbookidl(.)org. Further details can be found here.
 
2. The Role and Contributions of the ILC to the Development of International Law Symposium. The FIU Law Review and Professor Charles C. Jalloh will be hosting The Role and Contributions of the ILC to the Development of International Law, a Symposium celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the International Law Commission. The International Law Commission’s past, present, and future will be assessed from the perspective of progressive development and codification of international law. Leading scholars and practitioners of international law from around the world will convene to interrogate how the foundational pillars of “progressive development” and “codification” of international law took concrete expression in the mandate and practice of the ILC. This 70th Anniversary Symposium will review the key accomplishments of the ILC over its 70 years, its distinctive features, and celebrate the Commission’s contributions to the establishment of a rule-based international legal order. 
 
3. Call for Papers – First TRICI-Law and ECTPIL Conference on The Theory and Philosophy of Customary International Law and its Interpretation. The ERC project on The Rules of Interpretation of Customary International Law (TRICI-Law project) and the ESIL Interest Group on the Theory and Philosophy of International Law have issued a call for papers for a conference on “The Theory and Philosophy of Customary International Law and Its Interpretation,” which will take place 24 – 25 May 2019, at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. The call is available here. Applicants are advised to consult the list of potential questions/panels of the conference, with more detailed explanation of each, which can be found here. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted to trici-law {at} rug(.)nl by 15 November 2018.
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