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Home Announcements and Events Announcements: Lecture in Immigration Law on Migration as Decolonization; The Changing Character of International Dispute Settlement; 2020 NILOS Moot Competition; Vacancy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Three Fellowships with the Berlin Potsdam Research Group

Announcements: Lecture in Immigration Law on Migration as Decolonization; The Changing Character of International Dispute Settlement; 2020 NILOS Moot Competition; Vacancy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University; UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Three Fellowships with the Berlin Potsdam Research Group

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1. Annual Lecture of the LLM in Immigration Law on ‘Migration as Decolonization’. The Centre for European and International Legal Affairs (CEILA) and the School of Law are delighted to host the Annual Lecture of the LLM in Immigration Law on ‘Migration as Decolonization’, with Professor E. Tendayi Achiume (UCLA School of Law), UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, 5 November, 6pm – 8pm at Lecture Theatre, Arts Two, Queen Mary University of London. The event is free of charge, but registration is required.

2. The Changing Character of International Dispute Settlement. The Sheffield Centre for International and European Law at the University of Sheffield, with the support of the Society of Legal Scholars, is hosting a one-day conference with leading academics and practitioners on 6 December 2019. The conference takes stock of the expansion of the system of international dispute settlement (IDS) and the risks of fragmentation stemming from the multiplication of IDS institutions with overlapping competences. It explores opportunities for the development of IDS in new fields such as cyber law and space law. In the face of the resurgence of isolationism and protectionism, it also questions whether existing IDS mechanisms have the legitimacy to deal with issues involving public interests, such as health, environment, and human rights. For the full programme and registration, please see here

3. 2020 NILOS Moot Competition. The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) is very happy to announce that the 2020 Case for the NILOS Moot Competition is now available online.  The deadline for team registration is 15 November 2019. The registration form will soon be available. The schedule of the 2020 competition and a full report of the 2019 Inaugural edition are also available. Please contact here if you have any further question. The event will take place in Utrecht in May 2020.

4. Vacancy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in international human rights law at the assistant professor or associate professor level.  Full details available here. Closes 30 November 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours).

5. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following lectures to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) website: Mr. Alexei Avtonomov on “The Consideration of Individual Communications by Treaty Bodies within the System of the United Nations” available in English, French, and Russian. The Audiovisual Library of International Law is also available as a podcast, which can be accessed through the preinstalled applications in Apple or Google devices, through SoundCloud or through the podcast application of your preference by searching “Audiovisual Library of International Law”.

6. Call for Applications: Three Fellowships with the Berlin Potsdam Research Group ’The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?’ The Research Group examines the role of international law in a changing global order. From an interdisciplinary perspective, it focuses on the type of international law that we may currently see emerging. The group is looking for three new junior/postdoctoral fellows to join in Berlin for 12-24 months starting in April 2020. If you hold a PhD in International Law, International Relations, or Political Philosophy, and your research interest matches with that of the group, please apply by 15 November. You can find the full CfA here.
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