Write On! Tripathi Foundation Conference


This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to submit papers to the Prof. H. N. Tripathi Foundation as follows:

► The Prof. H. N. Tripathi Foundation is holding a conference on “Emerging Trends in Environmental Law & Policy in India” in Varanasi, India on March 30, 2019. It is accepting papers on a range of environmental law topics. Abstracts must be submitted by March 10, 2019 to hntripathi17@gmail.com. 

For more details, click here.


On the Job! Women Enabled International (temporary position)

On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows:

Women Enabled International (WEI) is now accepting applications for a U.N. Advocacy Consultant to provide parental leave coverage for WEI’s U.N. Advocacy Director from May 1, 2019 to mid-December 2019. This is a part-time, temporary consulting position for 20 to 30 hours per week. Duties include implementing legal advocacy strategies to strengthen international standards on the rights of women and girls with disabilities.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be received no later than by March 15, 2019. Click here for more details.

Introducing Claire Morris

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Claire Morris!

Claire is a part-time PhD student at the University of Essex School of Law, UK, where she is undertaking empirical research on the impact of the ICC on the Rule of Law and transitional justice in Côte d’Ivoire, Libya and Kenya. She is particularly interested in co-operation between the ICC and national judicial authorities. Having commenced doctoral studies in 2014, she is currently completing her thesis following substantial field research, including extensive work in Côte d’Ivoire and Tunisia (concerning Libya). Claire is admitted into legal practice in England and Wales and New York, USA. Claire graduated from Georgetown University Law Center, USA, in 2009 with an LL.M in International Legal Studies and the University of Bristol, UK and K.U. Leuven, Belgium in 2007 with an LL.B in European Legal Studies. She prosecutes complex fraud, bribery and corruption at the Serious Fraud Office, UK. She is also a member of the UK Stabilisation Unit’s Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict (PSVI) team of experts. She has previously worked in The Hague, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.

Any views expressed in her contributions are solely the personal views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of any organisation with which she is affiliated.

Heartfelt welcome!

Write On! EIU Doctoral Forum on Int’l Law


The Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI) is delighted to share this call for papers for an intensive one-day Doctoral Forum on international law, taking place in Florence, Italy on June 10, 2019, and sponsored by the European Society of International Law (ESIL).

The Forum allows PhD candidates to present their research and receive feedback from peers and EUI faculty members. The Forum welcomes submissions on any sub-field of international law, especially human rights, international economic law, and international dispute settlement. Researchers performing multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary analysis are in particular encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send an abstract of maximum 600 words and your CV to euidoctoralforum@gmail.com by February 15, 2019.

Introducing Ryan Corbett

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Ryan Corbett!

Ryan is currently the Project Manager for the Alternative Pathways to Resettlement project at Asylum Access in Malaysia. She previously worked at the same organisation as a legal advisor for refugee status determination cases. She holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. During her time in law school, she was the Editor-in-Chief of the International Law Journal and founded the BU chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP).

She has experience working on refugee and migration issues in Malaysia, the United States, Egypt, and Israel. Her research interests are in the areas of forced migration, refugee rights, and citizenship.

In addition to her J.D., Ryan holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution from Tel Aviv University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Religion from Dickinson College. 

Heartfelt welcome!

Introducing Sandra Wisner

Sandra Wisner Profile

It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Sandra Wisner!

Sandra is a Canadian human rights lawyer working as a Bertha Justice Fellow with the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti on UN accountability matters and as the liaison to fellows at the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux’s in Haiti. Prior to joining IJDH, Sandra worked as a UN legal consultant assisting with the prosecution of the most senior surviving membres of the Khmer Rouge at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She has litigated plaintiff-side discrimination and tort cases in Toronto, Canada, and spent a year in South Africa assisting the Legal Resources Centre in their representation of victims at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. Sandra holds Canadian J.D. and Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees as well as an Advanced LL.M. in Public International Law from Leiden University, specializing in business and human rights.

Heartfelt welcome!

Introducing Ariel Wheway


It is our pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Ariel Wheway!

Ariel is a student in her final year of the joint Juris Doctor and Masters of Arts in International Affairs program at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Her studies have focused on Public International Law, and specifically International Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law.

She is the current president of the International Law Students Association at the University of Ottawa where she organizes events to help educate other students on international law. She is also completing a fellowship with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing and is a member of the University of Ottawa’s International Criminal Court moot team. She is passionate about international human rights and criminal law and hopes to practice in these areas in the future.

Heartfelt welcome!