Announcements: iCourts Doing Justice to Truth; LADI New Issue and Section; Human Rights in the Extractive Industries Conference; 2nd All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference; A Journal on Law and Integration New Issue

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1. Doing Justice to Truth: Taking Stock of the Epistemic Critique of International Criminal Tribunals. iCourts – Centre of Excellence for International Courts – is convening a conference on 9 – 10 June 2016 in Copenhagen focusing on the epistemic critique of international criminal tribunals. The conference brings together leading scholars in a range of fields to reflect on the various critiques that have been raised concerning the truth-finding capabilities of international criminal tribunals. iCourts invites those interested in attending the conference to register on the conference website here. The full programme including abstracts is accessible here.

2. New Issue and New Multimedia Section: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional. Di Tella University, from Argentina, is delighted to announce that the fourth issue of the Latin American Journal of International Law (Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional -LADI) is now available online. The Journal is the first Latin American publication devoted to promoting the discussion of general topics of public international law from different perspectives in the region. LADI’s fourth issue includes articles by William Schabas, Roberto Gargarella, and Alejandro Chehtman, as well as discussions about international criminal law in the Americas, the role of international law in the early history of Latin America, and foreign debt restructuring, amongst others. It can be found here.  

3. Human Rights in the Extractive Industries Conference. The international conference “Human Rights in the Extractive Industries: Conflicts and Regulatory Responses” convened by Markus Krajewski and Isabel Feichtner is taking place at Goethe University Frankfurt from 20-22 July 2016. More information can be found here and a flyer can be downloaded here.

4. Second All Art and Cultural Heritage Law Conference. The Art-Law Centre and the UNESCO Chair in “The International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage” are proud to invite you to participate in the second “All Art and Cultural Heritage Law” conference, to be held on 24 – 25 June 2016 at the University of Geneva. The conference will be dealing with two themes: cultural heritage in the crossfire, and the relationship between law and ethics in the field of cultural heritage. It will also present some national and regional experiences regarding the implementation of cultural heritage law. The programme is here. To register please click here.

5. European Papers – A Journal on Law and Integration New Issue. European Papers – A Journal on Law and Integration’s first issue in the 2016 Volume is now available online, and can be viewed here. The new issue includes an Editorial on Disintegration through Law. Disintegration is also the dominant motive of the Overview of Christian Joerges. Jan Klabbers provides reflections on the ethos of the EU, Carol Harlow on the legitimacy of European lawmaking, Christophe Hillion on the protection of human rights in the CFSP, and Dimitry Kochenov and Martijn van den Brink on the consequences of secessions from EU Member States. James Hathaway, Bruno Nascimbene, Paula García Andrade, Clemens Kaupa and Alberto Miglio also provide contributions.

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