Work On! 2019 Migration Summer School


Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication:

The 3rd Migration Summer School (MIGSS): Moving Beyond Crisis? will be taking place in Athens, Greece on July 22-27, 2019. This summer program is carefully designed and developed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of issues regarding the integration of immigrants and refugees in Europe.

The week-long course will be taught by academics and experts from European and international universities, institutions and research centers. To register, send a CV and a letter of motivation in English to For more information, click here.


Write On! Melbourne Journal of Int’l Law, Tel Aviv Univ., & Univ. of Hamburg


This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to submit papers to the Melbourne Journal of International Law, the Tel Aviv Univ. Buchmann Faculty of Law, and the Univ. of Hamburg Faculty of Law as follows:

► The Editors of the Melbourne Journal of International Law (MJIL), Australia’s premier generalist international law journal, are now inviting submissions for volume 20(2). The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2019. 

MJIL is a peer-reviewed academic journal based at the University of Melbourne and publishes innovative scholarly research and critical examination of issues in international law. Submissions and inquiries should be directed to For more information, please click here.

► The Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law is pleased to invite submissions to its for its 5th Annual TAU Workshop for Junior Scholars in Law.

The workshop provides junior scholars with the opportunity to present and discuss their work, receive meaningful feedback from faculty members and peers and aims to invigorate the scholars’ active participation in the community of international junior scholars in law. The workshop will take place on November 17-19, 2019 at the university. The deadline is May 10, 2019. For more information, click here.

► The Institute for International Affairs at the University of Hamburg Faculty of Law is calling for papers for its 3rd Hamburg Young Scholars’ Workshop in International Law.

The workshop brings together promising doctoral students and postdocs with a background in international law and neighboring disciplines. It will be held from September 20-21, 2019. The deadline for submissions is June 10, 2019. For more information, click here.

Work On! Business & Human Rights Summer School


Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication:

► The Human Rights International Corner, the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, the University of Milan, and the National Research Council of Italy have organized its 2nd annual Business & Human Rights Summer School, which will address the main challenges of rising economic globalization. The course will be hosted by Temple University’s Rome campus in Rome, Italy and will take place on June 24-28, 2019. It will be taught entirely in English. Deadline to apply is April 25. Click here for more information and click the link below to view the program.

Introducing Dorine Llanta

It is a great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Dorine Llanta!

Dorine is a Legal Researcher at Women’s Initiative for Gender Justice, working specifically on the ‘Call It What It Is Campaign’ launched in December 2018. She is also a PhD Candidate at the University of Perpignan (France). Her research focuses on the repression and accountability of sexual violence in international and national settings. 

Prior to her current role, Dorine worked with the Centre for International Justice of Amnesty International, based in The Hague, and focuses on ICC-related legal analysis. She participated in the organisation of Amnesty International’s side-event at the 17th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute on the accountability for crimes committed in Nigeria. She also worked as a legal advisor to Asylum Access Ecuador, an NGO providing legal assistance to asylum-seekers in Ecuador, South America. Through these experiences she gained substantive expertise on the prevention and accountability for sexual and gender-based violence. 

Heartfelt welcome!

Introducing Aparimita Pratap

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Aparimita Pratap!

Aparimita is a final year student at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata. Through her work with human rights activists and lawyers, she has developed a keen interest in human rights law and policy. She also closely follows and has conducted research on issues relating to international criminal law, public international law, refugee law, migration law and humanitarian law. She has previously worked with Centre of Policy Research where she got insight into issues faced by indigenous tribes with respect to their land, and at chambers of Jawahar Raja where she worked extensively on queer issues, sexual harassment, domestic violence, trafficking and labour law. She has also previously written on issues on the overlap of human trafficking and international criminal law. Through moot courts, research projects and everyday reading, Aparimita has nurtured an avid interest in rights-based approaches to law and legal theory.  

Heartfelt welcome!

Introducing Varsha Maria Koshy

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Varsha Maria Koshy!

Varsha is a final year student at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. She takes keen interest on various aspects of international criminal and humanitarian law and has written on various issues on the same.  She has previously interned with the Human Rights Commission and the Centre of Policy research which broadened her exposure on various socio-legal issues.

Heartfelt welcome!

Go On! Blasphemy Law Conference


Go On! makes note of interesting conferences, lectures, and similar events.

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law presents the “Claiming Truth: Heresy and Blasphemy in Religion, Law and Literature Colloquium“.

Today, dozens of states across the globe still have anti-blasphemy laws on the books, and a good number continue to enforce those laws. Please join the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights (CLIHHR) to further explore the motivations behind these laws, their consequences, and the challenges faced by those working to abolish them. The colloquium will convene three expert panels to further discuss these issues, and will feature a keynote address by Professor Deborah Lipstadt. Click here to register and for more details.