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GoJIL: Call for Papers

The editors of the Goettingen Journal of International Law send the following announcement: Vol. 5, Issue No. 1 of the Goettingen Journal of International Law will include a focus on the law and politics of indigenous peoples in international law. Indigenous peoples received increasing public and scholarly attention over the last decades. It has been a unique journey from the colonial history to the beginning of their political presence in the United Nations since the 1970s to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. The UN’s International Year for the World’s Indigenous Peoples in 1993 as well as the following decades of the world’s indigenous peoples from 1995 to 2004 and 2006 to 2015 prove the ongoing need to attend to indigenous peoples’ interests. Today, discourses of indigenous peoples rights and their claim for self-determination are found beyond International Human Rights law: topics such as intellectual property rights, control over the exploitation of natural resources, the protection of traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions are on the agenda. Underlying…

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Second Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

The Second Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law was launched earlier today by Professors Dino Kritsiotis (Nottingham), Anne Orford (Melbourne) and J.H.H. Weiler (NYU). It is designed to bring together international legal scholars in the first six years of their academic career to present on a particular aspect of their research work before peers and experts in…

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Peer Review in Crisis

EJIL and its sister publication, I-CON are peer-reviewed journals. This is a counter-cultural posture in an age which celebrates, for some very good reasons (and some less admirable), the freedom that self-publication on the internet provides. Our own very successful Blog, EJILTalk!, is an example of a highly interesting and useful form of self-publication and I-CONnect will…

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New Issue of EJIL [Vol 23, No.2]: In this Issue

We begin this latest issue of the European Journal of International Law with a high-profile exchange on Europe and Democracy between Armin von Bogdandy and Jürgen Habermas, who, despite the ambient malaise, believe in the promises of the European Union as a model for the democratization of the international arena. In this…

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Irish Yearbook of International Law – Call for Papers – Symposium Issue Climate Justice in International Law

The Editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law invite submissions for a special symposium issue on Climate Justice in International Law.  Papers on the following themes (and others) are welcome: (1) Climate Justice, Regulation and Risk ; (2) Concepts of Justice, International Law and Climate Change; (3) Climate Justice, Equity and Rights ; (4) Global Governance, global…

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