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1.  The Essex Transitional Justice Network and the Essex Business and Human Rights Project announce Summer School 2014: Settling Accounts: The Role of Business in Societies Emerging from Conflict and Authoritarian Rule, to be held 18-21st September 2014 (University of Essex, Colchester campus).  Building on the strong expertise at Essex on transitional justice and corporate accountability, the ETJN, together with the Essex Business and Human Rights Project (EBHR), will be running its III Transitional Justice Summer School between 18 and 21 September 2014. The summer school will consider the role of businesses in societies emerging from conflict and authoritarian rule, including different issues of corporate accountability that might arise in these contexts and mechanisms to address it. Experts in both corporate accountability and transitional justice will be provided with a forum to discuss specific topics such as project lending; debt and financial complicity, as well as litigation and advocacy strategies. Teaching staff includes: Professor Sheldon Leader, director of the Essex Business and Human Rights Project; Professor Sabine Michalowski, editor of the only book on the subject: Corporate Accountability in the Context of Transitional…

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Announcements: The UK and the ECHR Conference at Leicester; EJHR Anniversary;

1. The UK and European Human Rights: A Strained Relationship? College Court, Leicester, 23-24 May 2014. This two-day conference will focus upon the topical and contentious issue of the relationship between the UK and the European systems for the protection of human rights. This will encompass both the UK’s relationship with the European Court of Human Rights in…

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The International Society for Public Law – Call for Papers and Panels

On 26-28 June 2014, in Florence, the European University Institute and NYU-La Pietra will host the Inaugural Conference of the newly established International Society of Public Law (ICON•S). We invite all our readers to submit proposals for either individual papers, or even more ambitiously, proposals for panels which, if selected, will be presented at the Inaugural…

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Announcements: BIICL Course on Public International Law; 21st C Borders Conference;

1. The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) will be running a short course from 29-30 April 2014 entitled, Public International Law in Practice. The dynamic, two-day programme will be focused on current developments in public international law and their application in national and international litigation, in governmental and international policy-making and…

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ICON-S Inaugural Conference June 2014 – Rethinking the Boundaries of Public Law and Public Space: Call for Papers & Panels—

The European Journal of International Law is  pleased to announce the Call for Papers & Panels  for the Inaugural Conference of ICON-S: the International Society of Public Law. ICON-S is a new international learned society. Its Pro Term Executive Committee includes many of the world’s leading scholars in the field of public law (and public international law). ICON-S will be launched…

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