Call for Submissions – ASIL-Midwest Interest Group Workshop

The American Society of International Law – Midwest Interest Group will hold its third annual workshop at the University of Wisconsin Law School on September 23-24, 2016.  Paper proposals are due on July 15 and should be sent to ASIL-Midwest Interest Group Co-Chair, Milena Sterio, at  The workshop is open to all, but preference will be given to ASIL and ASIL-Midwest Interest Group members.  The full call for papers can be found here:

ASIL-Midwest, an interest group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) is co-sponsoring its third scholarly works-in-progress conference with ASIL Academic Partner University of Wisconsin Law School, September 23-24, 2016. The event will take place at the law school, located in Madison, Wisconsin. The goal is to create a friendly, open conversation about works in progress and to foster a midwestern United States international law community. To that end, the workshop will include both full drafts and early works in progress.

Those interested in presenting at the conference should send a 500-word abstract to ASIL-Midwest Co-Chair Milena Sterio ( by Friday, July 15, 2016. Please also include a sentence about the stage the paper is expected to be in by September (e.g., reasonably complete draft, early work in progress, etc.). Papers may address any International Law topics, and this Call for Submissions is open to everyone in the international legal community.  Preference will be given to ASIL members who are also members of the ASIL-Midwest Interest Group.  Paper presenters will be asked to circulate their drafts (or a summary of the project if it’s early stage) to workshop attendees no later than September 9, 2016.  

Those interested in serving as a commentator for a paper should also send an email to the Co-Chair by July 15 (   Commentators will be asked to prepare five to eight minutes of comments on one of the papers. Those interested in presenting should let it be known if they are willing to serve as commentators as well. All University of Wisconsin faculty, staff, and students may attend for free. Participants who are not ASIL members or University of Wisconsin affiliates will be required to pay a $40 registration fee (includes workshop and meals) for the conference. All meals will be provided, but participants are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses.

For any questions, please contact ASIL-Midwest Interest Group Co-Chairs, Cindy Buys ( or Milena Sterio ( 

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