Announcements: CJIL 2021 Symposium; Biodiversity Law and Governance Webinar Series; Vacancies in Human Rights; Panel on Recent Obstacles to the Domestic Punishment of International Crimes

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1. CJIL 2021 Symposium: The Transformation of International Law. The Chicago Journal of International Law has announced that on 26 February 2021, from 1 pm to 6 pm CST, it will hold a symposium titled, “The Transformation of International Law.” Opening the symposium will be University of Chicago Law School’s Tom Ginsburg, Daniel Abebe, and Adam Chilton, who will present a lead essay on the social science approach to international law. Panelists will then offer their reactions and share their own perspectives on international law scholarship, how it developed, and where it will go in the future. The symposium will be held over Zoom. Additional information and the registration link can be found here

2. Biodiversity Law and Governance Webinar Series. The Centre for Environmental Law, Macquarie University at Sydney, Australia is hosting its first ever Biodiversity Law and Governance webinar series: Law & Nature Dialogues in Semester 1 2021. The inaugural lecture will be held on 22 February, 1pm AEST, featuring Prof Tianbao Qin, Director of Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University. The whole program and registration details for the first webinar can be found here.

3. Vacancies in Human Rights. Ghent University, University of Antwerp, Free University of Brussels and Hasselt University (Belgium) welcome applications for seven PhD and postdoctoral positions on the multidisciplinary research project Future-proofing human rights: Developing thicker forms of accountability, which aims to contribute to ensuring better human rights protection in line with the everyday experiences of rights holders.    

4. Online Panel on Recent Obstacles to the Domestic Punishment of International Crimes. This online panel will take place at Westminster Law School on 3 March 2021. Chaired by Dr Marco Longobardo (University of Westminster), speakers include Noelle Quénivet (UWE Bristol), Gabor Rona (Cardozo Law School), and Alexandra Fowler (University of Westminster). More info and registration are available here

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