Announcements: Conference on Hybrid Warfare and Minorities (Lancaster); Conference on Fundamental Rights in the EU (Trier); EJIL:Live! Extra on IHL and IHRL

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1.  Conference on Hybrid Warfare and Minorities, University of Lancaster, 26 June 2015. This conference looks at recent trends in unconventional warfare involving cyber-attacks, the media and the use of irregular forces, and their relationship with human and minority rights. Three panels will address 1. Cyberwarfare, Freedom of Expression and Minorities; 2. Hybrid Warfare and Attribution; 3. Hybrid Warfare and the Concept of “Attack”. Keynote speakers are Dr Thomas D. Grant (University of Cambridge) and Professor Bill Bowring (Birkbeck, University of London). Further details can be found here.

2.  ERA Conference: Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union. Tools, challenges and way forward. Trier, 18-19 June 2015. The aim of this conference is to analyse recent developments in the field of fundamental rights protection in the European Union. It will address the challenges legal practitioners face when dealing with fundamental rights issues, shed light on the current state of the EU system of fundamental rights protection and provide tools regarding its effective implementation. See more information here.

3.  In case you missed it, the latest EJIL: Live Extra! features Joseph Weiler and Dapo Akande of the University of Oxford discussing the relationship between international humanitarian law and international human rights law.  The EJIL: Live Extras series comprises short video conversations with leading international law scholars.

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