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Published on June 21, 2013        Author: 

Opportunities at the University of Copenhagen

The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is seeking applicants for a new professorship and a new fellowship.

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Europe and New Global Challenges (EuroChallenge) — This 3-year postdoctoral fellowship is hosted by the iCourts Centre of Excellence in the Faculty of Law. “EuroChallenge” is a major new interdisciplinary project, financed by the University´s 2016 strategic funding initiative. It addresses key questions about the place of Europe in the context of a rapidly and radically changing global order. The project is a collaborative venture, involving three faculties (Social Science, Law and Humanities). It is organized into three work packages. One postdoctoral fellow will be recruited to each of the work packages. The advertisement is here.

Professorship in International Law with Specific Focus on International Courts — The University of Copenhagen is seeking to hire a Professor in International Law, with a specific focus on international courts. The professor will be affiliated with iCourts – The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts, which is a research center at the Faculty of Law. The advertisement is here.

Conference — Beyond Responsibility to Protect: Towards Responsible Use of International Law?

The McCoubrey Centre for International Law at the University of Hull (UK) is hosting a two-day conference on the 4th and 5th July 2013 on the subject of the responsibility to protect (R2P). With 40 papers from academics from around the world, together with a key note speech by Professor André Nollkaemper of the University of Amsterdam, who is also Director of the SHARES Research Project on Shared Responsibility in International Law, the conference seeks to make a significant contribution to the understanding of this important area of international law. Registration to attend the conference is now open. Attendance costs £10, and pre-registration is required. For further information or to register to attend please e-mail mcil {at} hull.ac(.)uk. The full conference programme is available online here.

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Call for Papers: Cassese Initiative Prize

Published on June 15, 2013        Author: 

200px-Antonio_Cassese_(born_1937)_-_Flickr_image_3943365916_by_Margaret_ZimmermanThe Antonio Cassese Initiative is very grateful to have received an una tantum donation from the ‘Stichting Praemium Erasmianum’.

This foundation aims to strengthen the position of the humanities, the social sciences and the arts. Every year the foundation awards the Erasmus Prize, intended for persons or institutions that have made an exceptional contribution to culture in Europe. In 2009, Antonio Cassese received the Erasmus Prize for his significant contribution to the development of a universal system of law and for motivating a great number of student and collaborators in his function as judge, scholar, teacher and critic. Therefore, to continue his legacy, the Initiative has decided to use the donation to motivate students and young professionals to take part in the development of international law by writing a paper on new perspectives in international criminal law.

Oxford University Press has kindly accepted to contribute to the Prize with a donation in books.

For more information about the Prize and the call for papers, please click here.

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