Announcements: Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals Book Review Editor Vacancy; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; TAU Law Workshop Online Roundtable; CfP International Society of Public Law; Cambridge International Law Conference

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1. The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals Vacancy for Book Review Editor. The Law and Practice of International Courts & Tribunals (LPICT) is adding a book review section to its regular offerings of high-level scholarly articles and legal development columns. For this purpose, we are currently looking for a Book Review Editor with at least 3 years of post-PhD experience (or equivalent) and, preferably, with previous editorial expertise. Women and non-Western scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. The Book Review Editor will be asked to evaluate incoming book reviews, as well as to identify recently published titles suitable for review and suitable reviewers. The Book Review Editor will work closely with the co-Editors-in-Chief (Prof. Régis Bismuth and Prof. Freya Baetens) and be asked to make a commitment for a term of 3 years (renewable). The position is unpaid. Deadline is 31 May 2020 Interested candidates are invited to send a motivation letter, CV and list of publications to the co-Editors-in-Chief (regis.bismuth {at} sciencespo(.)fr and freya.baetens {at} jus.uio(.)no) (with ‘LPICT Book Review Editor Application’ as email subject). Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an online interview. The appointed Book Review Editor will be expected to start in July 2020.​​​​​​​​​

2. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following audio lectures to the AVL’s podcast channel: Ms. Ivana Hrdličková on “Special Tribunal for Lebanon – A Tribunal of Many Firsts” and Ms. Lavanya Rajamani on “The International Climate Change Regime: Evolution and Challenges“. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is available as a podcast on SoundCloud and can also be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

3. TAU Law International Law Workshop Special Online Roundtable. TAU Law International Law Workshop Special Online Roundtable: Global Health Governance, Sovereignty and Human Rights in the Shadow of COVID-19. The roundtable will take place on 27 April 2020 at 16:15 Tel Aviv Time. Join via Zoom. Details can be found here

4. Call for Papers: International Society of Public Law. The Italian chapter of the International Society of Public Law welcomes paper and panel submissions to its third annual conference, on the theme “The future of the State“. The conference will take place, if the COVID-10 situation so allows, in Bologna on 20 – 21 November 2020. Researchers in all career stages, from all areas of law, sociology, political science, economics and informatics are invited to participate by submitting a paper or panel proposal. Proposals, in Italian or English, can be submitted through the conference website( by 30 August 2020. Panel descriptions should not exceed 1000 words and paper abstracts should not exceed 800 words. The outcome of the selection procedure will be communicated by 30 September 2020. 

5. Cambridge International Law Conference. The Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law Conference will take place as a series of free webinars during 30 April – 2 May 2020. The event will address the very timely theme of ‘International Law and Global Risks: Current Challenges in Theory and Practice’. Registration is required and almost all of the events are now fully subscribed, however a very small number of tickets remain for Panel 7 on ‘Regulating Risks to Health and Safety—Scientific and Technical Paradigms in International Law’. For full details, please visit the Cambridge International Law Journal website.

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