Announcements: CfP Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law; IGLP Asian Regional Workshop; CfP Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisis

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1. Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture, and International Law. The third workshop on the sociology of international law aims to break open the study of interactions between various cognitive processes and the formation, interpretation and implementation of international law. The workshop is hosted by iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and will take place on 28-29 April 2017. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Sungjoon Cho at scho1 {at} kentlaw.iit(.)edu, by 1 November 2016, and must include the author’s name, affiliation, and full contact information. Decisions will be sent by 15 December 2016. Those presenting will be expected to provide short discussion papers (3,000-4,000 words) by 15 March 2017. See here for full details.

2. IGLP Asian Regional Workshop. Applications are now being accepted for the IGLP Asian Regional Workshop, organized by the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School and hosted and sponsored by the Thailand Institute of Justice in Bangkok from 6-11 January 2017. Inaugurated in 2015, the IGLP Regional Workshop is an intensive, regionally-focused residential program that brings together an international cohort of young doctoral scholars, post-doctoral scholars and junior faculty for intensive collaboration, mentoring, and cross-training. The 2017 IGLP Regional Workshop will focus on how issues of global law, economic policy, social justice and governance relate to ongoing legal and policy debates throughout Asia and across the world, while offering opportunities to strengthen participants’ writing and research. The week features a  series of plenaries, lectures, roundtables, writing workshops, and networking opportunities, in addition to a variety of innovative mini-courses related to law and policy. We encourage applications from young scholars across Asia and worldwide who would benefit from intensive collaboration with their global peers and IGLP’s junior and senior faculty. Applications are due by 30 September 2016. See here for more information and to apply.

3. Call for Papers: Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisis. Wisconsin International Law Journal (WILJ) invites submission of abstracts of not more than 500 words from legal scholars and practitioners in the fields of regional human rights and international law for its Annual Symposium on Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisis. Authors of articles selected at the final review stage will be invited to present at the 2017 WILJ Annual Symposium on 31 March 2017, at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and their articles will be published in our 2017 Symposium issue. Travel (economy class) and accommodation will be covered for accepted applicants. Submission is restricted to papers that have not yet been published. Please see here for more information.
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