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Home Announcements and Events Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Research Positions NUS Centre for International Law; The Intensive Doctoral Week; CfP Conflict and Entanglement in the Global Legal Order; CfP Old and New Threats to Freedom of Expression; CfC Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations; CfA Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme; ECHR Law Review 

Announcements: UN Audiovisual Library of International Law; Research Positions NUS Centre for International Law; The Intensive Doctoral Week; CfP Conflict and Entanglement in the Global Legal Order; CfP Old and New Threats to Freedom of Expression; CfC Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations; CfA Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme; ECHR Law Review 

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1. New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following lecture to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) website: Ms. Vera Rusinova on “Human Rights in Armed Conflicts” available in English 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”.

2. Two Research Positions NUS Centre for International Law (CIL). NUS Centre for International Law (CIL) is hiring for 2 Research Positions. The first is a Research Associate/Fellow (CIL’s Oceans Law and Policy Programme) and the second a Research Associate/Fellow (MPA-CIL Oceans Governance Research Programme). Applications open 10 December 2019 and close on 20 January 2020. CIL is seeking applications from candidates with both an advanced degree in international law (PhD or LLM) and a demonstrable interest in the law of the sea, marine environmental law or the international regulation of shipping. Candidates with a particular interest in Southeast Asia and its regional institutions are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants please see here and submit the required documents to cil.jobs {at} nus.edu(.)sg by 20 January 2020. 

3. The Intensive Doctoral Week. Initiated in 2011, the Intensive Doctoral Week (IDW) is a co-organised initiative led by Sciences Po Law School and the Law and Political Science Doctoral School of Paris Nanterre University as well as a great number of partners in the world (For more information on previous IDW events). Limited to a small number of PhD researchers coming from partners’ institutions and from other Law Schools, the IDW is designed as a PhD-training Lab. It aims at enabling researchers to present their own topics, to discuss their own work, and to engage their ideas with renowned Law professors, from France or abroad. Registration is free. Applications will be examined and selected by an independent committee of experts. To apply, fill in the online application. The deadline for application is 10 February 2020. More information is here.

4. Call for Papers: Multiple Legalities – Conflict and Entanglement in the Global Legal Order. This conference seeks to understand the dynamics of multiplicity, as well as the (new) theoretical frames we need to capture it. The conference is organized by the Humboldt University, Berlin, and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, as part of the research group on Overlapping Spheres of Authority and Interface Conflicts in the Global Order. It is supported by the European Society of International Law. The conference is from 6 to 8 July 2020. We invite abstracts of up to 400 words for papers to be presented at the conference by 15 January 2020. Further details on the conference and on the submission of abstracts can be found here.

5. Call for Papers: Old and New Threats to Freedom of Expression – Can the European Court of Human Rights Meet the Challenges? The Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School, European Convention on Human Rights Law Review and University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice are jointly organizing a workshop on the old and new challenges to freedom of expression and the role of the European Court of Human Rights. More information can be found here.

6. Call for Contributions: Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations. The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites submissions for a Comparative Law Research Roundtable on Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations and a subsequent edited publication. The Research Roundtable will take place on 23 – 24 October 2020 in Oxford, UK. Deadline for application is 10 January 2020. Further information about application process and supporting documents can be found on the Institute’s Calls for Applications and Papers page.

7. Call for Applications: Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme. The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights announces the establishment of the Oak Foundation Research Visitor Programme through funding provided by the Oak Foundation. In 2020, the Institute will host four human rights practitioners from the Global South interested in conducting an independent research project in the field of civil liability for human rights violations. Deadline for applications is 10 January 2020. Further information about application process and supporting documents can be found on the Institute’s Calls for Applications and Papers page.

8. ECHR Law Review. The ECHR Law Review (ECLR) is a new law review published by BRILL and devoted exclusively to the legal regime of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Its editors-in-chief are Dr K. Dzehtsiarou and Dr V.P. Tzevelekos. One of the missions of the journal is to connect law and practice, and explore the ECHR from a multi-disciplinary perspective. ECLR will be publishing legal scholarship on the protection of fundamental human rights within the ECHR framework and on its implications for other regional human rights regimes. ECLR accepts submissions of longer articles (up to 18000 words), case comments (up to 10000 words) and book reviews. Manuscripts should be submitted here. More information, including instructions to authors, is available here.  

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