Announcements: Human Rights in Theory and Practice Summer School; European and International Human Rights Standards in Disaster Settings Course; SIEL Biennial Conference; Research Assistant Position in Asia Programme

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1. Human Rights in Theory and Practice Summer School: The European Convention on Human Rights in Times of Crises – Now Participation In-Person and Online. Technische Universität Dresden and Leipzig University are hosting  the 2nd International Summer School in the series “Human Rights in Theory and Practice” which will take place from 5 – 10 September 2021 in Dresden and Online. The focus will be on “The European Convention on Human Rights in Times of Crises”. Emergency situations, populism, migration and the role of ESC-rights in times of crises will be among the topics explored by 18 international speakers. They will include both academics as well as practitioners, among others Prof. Dr. Anja Seibert-Fohr, Judge at the ECtHR, as keynote speaker. 

2. Intensive Course on “European and International Human Rights Standards in Disaster Settings” (EIHRSDS) at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. This course will take place on 4 – 8 October 2021 and is organized in the framework of a Jean Monnet Module focussing on the protection of fundamental rights in disaster scenarios. The course is intended for students, academics and practitioners working on disaster-management issues. Deadlines for application are 12 July 2021 (I Round) and 9 September 2021 (II Round). For more information and to apply, see here and here. 

3. SIEL Seventh Online Biennial Conference. SIEL’s 2021 Biennial, will take place from 7 – 9 July. Registration is now open, see here. The 2021 Biennial Global Conference will link international economic law experts from around the world, providing opportunities to attend 3 keynotes, 5 roundtable events and 28  panel sessions, with nearly 200 speakers from around the globe. SIEL members can attend the conference free of charge. For others, registration rates have been kept as low as possible to allow participants from around the world to experience the conference. For full program details, see here.

4. Research Assistant Position in Teaching and Researching International Law in Asia (TRILA) Programme. The NUS Centre of International Law (CIL) provides a lively and congenial work environment and the opportunity to engage with experts in different aspects of public international law. CIL is accepting applications with LLD/JD graduate (preferably with a background in public international law or international relations) with strong research skills. It will be an advantage if the candidate is familiar with website administration and audio video editing tools. Full details of the position and application procedure are available here. For further information on the focus area including events, activities and publications,  see here.  Applications are now open and close on 15 July 2021.

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