Announcements: CfP Groningen Journal of International Law; CfA Bucerius Law Journal Conference; CfP Changing Narratives of Rule of Law (Rotterdam); Curriculum Vitae A Prequel – Professor Roger O’Keefe; CfS Texas Inequality and Human Rights Conference

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1. Call for Papers: Groningen Journal of International Law. The Groningen Journal of International Law (GroJIL) is now receiving submissions for its Volume 4, Issue I on International Criminal Organisations: Contemporary Challenges. The issue will be focusing on emerging challenges to the effective regulation of international criminal organisations through international law. We are especially interested in areas such as cyber-crime and the role of different actors in regulating international criminal organisations, and the GroJIL is seeking submissions that take an innovative approach, and go beyond a descriptive-empirical analysis of what the current law is. The word limit is 15,000 words, and the deadline for submission is 1 February 2016. Papers should be submitted by 5 December 2015 to groningenjil {at} gmail(.)com. For more information and GroJIL’s publishing profile, please see here.

2. Call for Abstracts: Bucerius Law Journal Conference on International Investment Law & Arbitration. The Bucerius Law Journal Conference on International Investment Law & Arbitration has issued a call for abstracts. The conference will be hosted from 22-23 April 2016 in cooperation with the renowned practitioners Neil Kaplan QC CBE SBS and R. Doak Bishop in Hamburg, Germany. Recent challenges in Investment Law & Arbitration will be discussed in panels based on the submitted works of participants. The two best abstracts will receive scholarships. The deadline is 11 January 2016. For further information see here.

3. Conference and Call for Papers: Changing Narratives of Rule of Law (Rotterdam). On 28 and 29 January 2016, Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam will hold the conference ‘Changing Narratives of Rule of Law: Historical and Contemporary Perspective’. The conference revisits the notion of the ‘rule of law’ from critical theoretical, historical and other angles of inquiry. Papers from international law, European Union law, legal theory, political science and history are welcome. The confirmed speakers include Prof. Kim Lane Scheppele (professor of sociology and international affairs, Princeton University), Prof. Jan Klabbers (professor of International Law, University of Helsinki), Prof. Nikolas Rajkovic (professor of international law, Tilburg University) and Prof. Robert von Friedeburg (professor of early modern history, Erasmus University). Abstracts of 300 – 500 words should be sent by email to Dr. Nathanael Ali, at ali {at} law.eur(.)nl by 16 December 2015. Further details can be found here.

4. Curriculum Vitae. A Prequel – Professor Roger O’Keefe. This lecture on 10 December 2015, from 18.00 – 19.00, forms part of University College London’s Current Legal Problems lecture series 2015 – 2016. Chaired by His Excellency Judge James Crawford AC (International Court of Justice), Professor Roger O’Keefe’s inaugural lecture will tease out some recurrent international legal problems through the story of the life and opinions of D. H. G. H.-G. Salamander, lesser highly qualified publicist and minor poet. See here for further information. Admission is free, but registration is required. The lecture will be held at UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.

5. Call for Submissions: Inequality and Human Rights Conference. The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas at Austin, School of Law invites submissions for an interdisciplinary conference on the theme “Inequality and Human Rights,” to be held 7-8 April 2016. Papers are invited from any discipline that considers whether international human rights law, movements, and discourses have, could or should engage with the problem of economic inequality nationally or internationally. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 13 December 2015. A limited number of travel grants are available. Further details can be found here.


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