Announcements: James Brown Scott Prize; Revista Tribuna Internacional; CfP Jus Post Bellum and the Justice of Peace

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1. Institut de droit international James Brown Scott Prize. This competition, endowing an award of 10’000 Swiss francs, is organized under the auspices of the Institute of International Law as established by the late J.B. Scott. The Prize bears the name of thirteen distinguished international lawyers on a rotating basis, and on this occasion is the John Westlake Prize. The subject of this competition is ‘Dispute Settlement Before International Courts and Tribunals’. Papers related to this subject can be submitted in German, English, Spanish French, or Italian and should comply with all other requirements as specified in the Regulations of the Prize, which can be consulted in the Yearbook of the Institute of International Law, Vol. 61-II, 1986, p. 359-367 and on the website of the Institute of International Law. The papers have to be submitted to the Secretary-General of the Institute by 31 December 2016 to the following address: Professor Marcelo Kohen IHEID, Chemin Eugène Rigot 2 Case postale 136 CH-1211 Geneva 21. The Prize will be awarded during the 2017 session of the Institute of International Law.

2. Revista Tribuna Internacional New Issue. Issue N° 9 (1st semester, 2016) of law journal “Revista Tribuna Internacional”, Law Faculty – Univesity of Chile, is now online. It includes academic articles, commentaries of jurisprudence and book reviews of books related to public and private international law and international relations by authors from many different countries. It can be accessed here.  Articles in Spanish and English are accepted. The rules of submission can be read here.

3. Call for Papers: Jus Post Bellum and the Justice of Peace. The Jus Post Bellum Project is seeking submissions of academic research papers for presentation at the final project conference on  ‘Jus Post Bellum and the Justice of Peace’ on 29-30 September 2016 in The Hague. In the Conference, we will explore to what extent international law contains norms and principles of just and sustainable peace in specific areas, such as (i) ending of conflict and conflict termination (cease-fire, peace agreements, constitutional reform),  (ii) security (use of force in peace operations, detention, law enforcement), (iii) protection of public goods (cultural property), (iv) movement of persons (property rights, immigration, refugees), (v) accountability (sequencing of peace and justice, hybrid/international/domestic tribunals),  (vi) rule of law reform (vetting practices, institution building, sequencing), (vii) sovereign debt and economic injustice (land reform, socio-economic rights), and  (viii) reparation and prevention (collective reparations, reconciliation). Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 300 words and be accompanied by a CV. Submissions must be written in English and sent to j.m.iverson {at} law.leidenuniv(.)nl no later than 5 August 2016. Draft papers should be submitted by 15 September 2016.

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