Announcements: CfP Military Law and the Law of War Review; Conference on International Investment Law and NCD Prevention; CfP German Yearbook of International Law; CfP Groningen Journal of International Law; CfP Unpacking Economic and Social Rights; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

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1. Call for Papers: Military Law and the Law of War Review. The Military Law and the Law of War Review / Revue de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre is a journal specialised in matters of interest for both civilian and military legal advisors as well as legal scholars and academics. The Review is published under the auspices of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War. It features original and challenging articles, case notes, commentaries of the latest legal developments, as well as book reviews. As a distinct trait, it accepts contributions in six languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch. For its coming issue (vol. 56/2), the Review’s editorial board welcomes submissions that come within the broader scope of the Review (including military law, law of armed conflict, law on the use of force, as well as international criminal law and human rights law (inasmuch as related to situations of armed conflict)). The deadline for submission is 30 April 2018. Submissions should be sent to brussels {at} ismllw(.)org and will be subject to double-blind peer review. Articles should normally not be longer than 15.000 words (footnotes included), although longer pieces may exceptionally be considered. Inquiries as to whether a possible submission comes within the scope of the Review can be sent to the abovementioned e-mail address. Selected papers will be published online on the Review’s website in advance access (in a non-downloadable and non-printable form) as well as on Hein Online following editing and type-setting. The print version of the issue is scheduled to come out in Autumn 2018.

2. Conference on International Investment Law and NCD Prevention. The Law & NCD Unit of the University of Liverpool is organising a conference in London on 10 and 11 May 2018. The conference will explore the relationship between international investment law and policies for preventing non-communicable diseases. The full call for papers and further details can be found here. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 March 2018.

3. Call for Papers: Volume 61 (2018) German Yearbook of International Law (GYIL). The GYIL is published annually by the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law at the University of Kiel and contains contributions on topics addressing all aspects of public international law. The Editors are pleased to call for contributions to the “General Articles” section of Volume 61 (2018) of the GYIL. Prior to publication, all manuscripts are independently peer-reviewed by a board of renowned experts. Submissions from all areas of public international law are welcome. The paper should be 10,000-12,500 words inclusive of footnotes and conform with the house style of the GYIL (which is available on our website). Submissions, including a brief abstract, statement of affiliation, and confirmation of exclusive submission, should be sent by 1 September 2018 to the Assistant Editors of the GYIL via e-mail: yearbook {at} wsi.uni-kiel(.)de.

4. Call for Papers: The Groningen Journal of International Law (GroJIL). The GroJIL is now receiving submissions on general topics related to international law for its Volume 6, Issue I to be published mid-2018. The GroJIL is a not-for-profit, open access electronic journal. It is led and edited by students at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. We particularly welcome submissions that use innovative methods and/or suggest new solutions to overcome the contemporary issues facing international law. The Journal is open to all contributions on international law and particularly interested in receiving articles that specifically focus on how international law should engage with emerging challenges. The word limit for accepted articles is 12,000 words. For more detailed information please consult the GroJIL author guidelines here. The editorial board generally commits itself to reviewing submissions within 30 days. If you want your article to be considered for publication please submit it by sending an email to board {at} grojil(.)org by 6 April 2018. For more information, see here

5. Call for Papers: Unpacking Economic and Social Rights: International and Comparative Dimensions Göttingen, Germany. The Institute of International and European Law of the University of Göttingen and the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law will be holding a conference in November 2018 in Göttingen, Germany under the title “Unpacking Economic and Social Rights: International and Comparative Dimensions”. The conference is a culmination of a joint research project directed by Prof. Tomer Broude and Prof. Andreas L. Paulus. Scholars who work on economic and social rights are invited to submit abstracts (up to 2 pages). The proceedings of the conference and papers presented will be published in the Goettingen Journal of International Law. Deadline for submission of Abstracts is 1 June 2018. The full call for papers can be found here

6. New additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs has recorded a lecture by Professor Hélène Tigroudja on “Women’s Rights and the Elimination of Discrimination” (« Droits des femmes et élimination des discriminations»), which is available on the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law website.

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