1. The Faculty of Laws at University College London has advertised a chair in public international law. The current appointment is being made to replace Professor Catherine Redgwell, who has taken up the Chichele Chair at Oxford. Closing date is 20 February. Details here.
2. The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of London is organising a workshop on National Security and Public Health as exceptions to Human Rights’ on 29th May 2014 and is now calling for papers. The Institute is honoured to announce that the keynote speaker will be Professor Malcolm Dando who will speak on “Threats of dual use biomedical research – when nation security and public health collide”. Please note the deadline for submissions is 14th February 2014. All the information and the call for papers can be found here.
3. Register by February 7, 2014 to snap up the advantageous “Early-Bird Rate”– saving $165 over the walk-up rate– for the historic joint meeting between the 150-year-old global International Law Association and the American Society of International Law, running April 7-12, 2014. The festivities will take place at the International Trade Center, next to the Washington Mall, during the height of Washington’s lovely Cherry Blossom Season. Family members will enjoy the trip too, since the Trade Center is close to all the best tourist stops in the nation’s capital, including the National Gallery, the Air and Space Museum, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Spy Museum, the Kennedy Center and the list goes on. Incredible program of public and private international law debates is described at the ILA website or the ASIL website . Adjacent J.W. Marriott Hotel at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue has conference room rates that are well below market for Cherry Blossom Time. Notables including judges of the International Court of Justice, the International War Crimes Tribunals, and Supreme Courts around the world will be at the ILA-ASIL Joint Meeting to engage in our robust debates.