Announcements: CfS Cambridge International Law Journal; Postdoctoral Vacancy University of Copenhagen; CfP Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance; CfP Narratives of International Law; CfA Responsibility of International Organizations; CfP Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict; Webinar on Border Crossing and the Right to Liberty

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1. Call for Submissions: Cambridge International Law Journal. The Editorial Board of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) is pleased to invite submissions for Volume 10 Issue 2, which is due to be published in December 2021. The Board welcomes long articles, short articles and case notes that engage with the theme of this year’s conference: ‘National Sovereignty and International Co-operation: The Challenges of Navigating Global Crises’. The Editorial Board welcomes diverse contributions on the interplay between national sovereignty and international co-operation. Papers may focus on one or more subject matter areas of international law or EU law, for example environmental law, regional co-operation, trade and investment, human rights, the law of the sea, air and space law, or international humanitarian law and security. Papers outside this theme are also welcome. Submissions can be made at any time. Articles submitted by 14 May 2021 will be considered for Volume 10 Issue 2. For full submission instructions, please visit here. Submissions can be made for Volume 10 here. Alternatively, blog articles can be submitted here. Further information can be obtained from the Editors-in-Chief at editors {at}

2. Postdoctoral Position at the University of Copenhagen. The Center for International Law and Governance (CILG) at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, is seeking applicants for a 3-year postdoctoral position starting 1 September 2021. The position is part of the research project International Law-Making: Actors in Shipping and Climate Change (InterAct) funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and led by Associate Professor Beatriz Martinez RomeraFind more information and apply here by 1 May 2021. For further information about the position, please contact Associate Professor Beatriz Martinez Romera at

3. Call for Papers: Global Dialogue on Biodiversity Law and Governance. The Centre for Environmental Law, Macquarie University (Australia), together with Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University (China) and Environmental Studies Program, Colorado University Boulder (United States) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the inaugural Global Dialogue on biodiversity Law and Governance (6-8 July 2021). The Call is here. This Call will be due on 15 May 2021.

4. Call for Proposals: Narratives of International Law. The Maastricht University Study Group for Critical Approaches to International Law is organising an online workshop on Narratives of International Law for students and academics on 20 May 2021. The deadline to submit a proposal is 25 April 2021. For more information, see here

5. Call for Abstracts: Responsibility of International Organizations. Dr Rossana Deplano (Leicester Law School) and Dr Antal Berkes (Brunel University) invite proposals for papers to be published in an edited collection on The Responsibility of International Organizations – Past, Present and Future. See here for more information. The deadline for proposal submissions is 30 April 2021. 

6. Call for Papers: Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict / Humanitäres Völkerrecht (JILPAC / HuV). The JILPAC  is welcoming articles for its second issue of 2021. Against the backdrop of the 70th anniversary of the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, this issue focuses on new developments in refugee law and related issues from international and regional perspectives. They especially welcome contributions on refugee law and humanitarian aid, the protection of “climate refugees” and persons displaced by disaster, and refugees and international humanitarian law. Articles focusing on other topics are also welcome. Contributions can be submitted in English or German. The deadline for submissions is 1 July 2021. Further information can be found here and here.

7. European Court of Human Rights’ Webinar on Border Crossing and the Right to Liberty. The Criminal Law Group of the European Court of Human Rights, in cooperation with the University of Bologna, Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Zagreb and the ‘Beyond Detention’ Interest Group is convening a series of webinars over the broader theme of ‘Punishment, Detention, Crisis: Academic Judicial Dialogues’. The second instalment of the series is scheduled for Thursday 22 April 2021 at 3pm London time (4pm CET or 10am EST). The Webinar is chaired by the Vice-President of the ECtHR, Ksenija Turkovic, and features Martin Mits (ECtHR Judge) and Cathryn Costello (Hertie School and University of Oxford) as speakers, and Mariagiulia Giuffrè (Reader at Edge Hill University) as a discussant. The full programme and registration are available on the Event page. The webinar series is directed by Ksenija Turković and organised by Paolo Lobba (ECtHR/Bologna University) and Triestino Mariniello (Liverpool John Moores University).

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