Go On! Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

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Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the American University Washington College of Law, U.S.A has opened registration for the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, which will be held on May 29th- June 16th, 2023 in person. Deadline to apply: April 1, 2023. This annual Program gives students the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest minds in the field while expanding their knowledge of international legal matters. The Program gathers more than 150 participants from more than 25 different countries with different levels of professional experience, all in Washington D.C. for an intensive 3 weeks of full immersion into the world of human rights. In 2023 they are offering 15 courses in English and Spanish! 

►Go here for the Brochure, Courses, and the Application. If you would like additional information or have any questions, you are invited you to visit their website or contact the program via email at hracademy@wcl.american.edu

Go On! Events at Asser Institute

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Asser Institute has opened registration for two events: Spring Academy on Artificial Intelligence and International Law on March 27-31, 2023 and The Annual Lecture: The Right to Food, Violence, and Food Systems by Michael Fakhri on April 20, 2023.

The Spring Academy, organized for the 5th year, will provide a platform for critical debate and engagement on emerging questions. This spring academy is designed for academics, policy makers and professionals working on issues related to AI and international law including: technical aspects of AI, the philosophy and ethics of AI, human rights in relation to AI, AI in international humanitarian law, and AI and international responsibility and international governance. For more details on the program, fees and registrations, click here or visit the Asser Institute.

► During his lecture, Michael Fakhri, UN Rapporteur on Food and an internationally recognized expert on food systems and human rights, will examine forms of violence in food systems, to allow for a better understanding of how food systems operate and to reframe how the right to food is addressed in international law. For more info and registrations, please visit the Asser Institute website.

On the Job! American Society of International Law

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

The American Society of International Law is currently looking for a Director of Programs and a Director of Finance and Administration out of Washington, DC. Applications should be sent to jobs@asil.org.

►Please see attached documents for more details.

Go On! EULab Summer School on Labour Migration

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► The Department of Law of the University of Naples Federico II with the cooperation of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Services Development of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR – IRISS) announced open registration for the third edition of the Summer School on Labour Migration in the European Union, which will be held from June 26 to July 26, 2023. The Summer School is open to postgraduate students in the fields of Law, International Relations and Social Science who intend to deepen their knowledge on labour migration to Europe from the specific lens of international and EU law. The teaching activities of the Summer School will be organized in four modules: 1) The European Pillar of Social Rights; 2) Migrant Workers’ Socio-Economic Rights; 3) Focus on Agriculture; 4) Focus on Domestic Work. 

The Summer School activities will include daily lectures delivered by distinguished Italian and international scholars who will join the fixed teaching staff, as well as daily activities (e.g., workshops, seminars, roundtables) that will encourage debates and discussion on practical cases. The call for applications to the EULab Summer School is now open, and will close on April 15, 2023. Prospective participants are kindly asked to apply by following the instructions available here.

For further information on the EULab Summer School, please visit the EULab website and see the program, the call for applications, call for abstracts, and call for insights.

Write On! Call for Submissions: 2023 Rosalyn Higgins Prize

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the LPICT, as follows:

► The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals now invites submissions for the 2023 Rosalyn Higgins Prize. The Rosalyn Higgins Prize is an annual prize which awards EUR 1.000 of Brill book vouchers and a one-year LPICT subscription to the author of the best article on the law and practice of the International Court of Justice, either focusing solely on the ICJ or with the ICJ as one of the dispute settlement mechanisms under consideration. The winning article will also be published in LPICT and made freely available online for ninety days to maximize its dissemination. Deadline to submit is May 15th, 2023. Go here for more details.


Write On! Call for Papers: Forests at the Crossroads of International Law

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes the following:
The University of Copenhagen (Centre for International Law and Governance) has issued a call for papers for a workshop on the theme “Forests at the crossroads of international law”, taking place in Copenhagen on the September 4th-5th, 2023. The deadline for abstracts submission is March 31st, 2023, and more details can be found here.
► See the attachment for more info!

Write On! Call for Papers: India Foundation Constitutional Law Symposium

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, as follows:
► The 3rd NLIU – India Foundation Constitutional Law Symposium, to be held from April 22-23, 2023, is accepting submissions to be published in Volume XII Issue II of the NLIU Law Review. Theme is “Individual Rights vis-à-vis the Constitutional Order“.
► All the submissions are to be made only through the electronic form available at nliulawreview.nliu.ac.in on or before 11:59 pm on February 26, 2023. Please see attachments for more details and submission guidelines.

Write On! Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes the following from the Irish Yearbook of International Law:
► The Editors the Irish Yearbook of International Law are currently welcoming book review proposals and paper submissions pertaining to any area of international law. An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish Yearbook of International Law is committed to the publication of articles of general interest in international law as well as articles that have a particular connection to, or relevance for, Ireland. The Yearbook is edited by Richard Collins (QUB), James Gallen (DCU), and Bríd Ní Ghráinne (Maynooth University), is published by Hart-Bloomsbury and is also available on HEIN Online. The IYBIL Student Prize will be awarded to the best paper submission written by an individual enrolled in a degree programme at the time of submission. Papers are due on March 31, 2023 and review proposals are due by February 21, 2023.

►For more information go here.

Write On! Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict

Write On! All calls for papers to present/submit to publication, for conferences, workshops, essay collections, etc.

► The editorial board of the Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (JILPAC) invites authors to submit papers on “Gender identity and sexual orientation” to be published in the 1st issue of 2023. They invite submissions of articles focusing on the following topics:

· Women* and feminist perspectives in international humanitarian law;

· Identity-based violence and conflict-related discrimination;

· The protection of gender and sexual minorities during armed conflict;

· International criminal law and gender perspectives;

· Modern law of non-discrimination;

· Gender-sensitive approaches to international law.

Articles focusing on other topics are equally welcome. Contributions can be submitted in English or German. All articles are subject to a double-blind peer-review process by the editorial and advisory board. The deadline for submissions is the 15th of February 2023. For any questions, contactlisa.cohen@rub.de. See the full CfP here.

Go On! Summer Human Rights Institute Program

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► The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2023 Summer Human Rights Institute (SHRI), a two-week certificate program that will provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of international human rights law, June 12-23, 2023. The program is hybrid, and can be completed in-person or in an online-only format.
Designed for students and professionals from around the world, this immersive program enables individuals with limited time to gain an in-depth understanding of international human rights law and practice. Participants will take part in live daily lectures with Fordham Law professors, supplemented by additional materials, asynchronous lectures to be accessible at any time, and opportunities for discussions with members of New York’s prominent human rights community. Students will have opportunities for immersion into focus areas including (but not limited to): civil and political rights; economic, social and cultural rights; business and human rights; international justice; rights of marginalized and vulnerable groups; women’s and children’s rights. Additionally, off-campus learning opportunities will take place through program field trips.

For students interested in participating in-person that require a visa, the Summer Human Rights Institute satisfies the F-1 visa/status requirements, and Fordham is able to issue I-20s to support F-1 visa applications for this program. More information can be found here. Limited scholarships are available. The deadline for scholarship requests is April 14th. 
More info via their website. Register here. Please email shri@fordham.edu with any questions!