iCourts PhD Summer School Registration Open

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► The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) at the University of Copenhagen invites interest participants to register for its high-level PhD Summer School Program in collaboration with PluriCourts (the Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order) of the University of Oslo. iCourts welcomes students working on international courts in their social and political context. They particularly welcome students who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves a strong focus on methodology.

►The program will take place from June 17-21, 2019. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2019. Click here for more information on how to register.

Go On! Harris World Law Institute Conference on Gun Violence Crisis

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► The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at the Washington University School of Law invites the public to attend the “Interdisciplinary and Human Rights Approaches to the Gun Violence Crisis in the United States” conference on November 2, 2018. This conference will bring together leading scholars and experts in the fields of law, psychiatry, sociology, medicine, and public policy to discuss the U.S. gun violence crisis from multiple angles. The conference will be held in Anheuser-Busch Hall (Room 305) at Washington University School of Law.  CLE credit available.  

►Click here for more information on how to register.




Write On! Call for Abstracts for Yearbook of Int’l Disaster Law

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls for abstracts for the inaugural issue of the Yearbook of International Disaster Law as follows: 

►For its inaugural issue (vol. 1, 2018) the YIDL welcome submissions of abstracts for papers addressing topics pertaining to any issue of international disaster law. Abstracts shall be sent by November 15, 2018 at the e-mail address: info@yearbookidl.org. The YIDL also welcomes suggestions for book reviews.

►Abstracts should be between 700-1,000 words, including relevant citations. Authors are also kindly requested to attach a short curriculum vitae to their e-mail. 

►Click here for more information. 


Five PhD Scholarships for iCourts at University of Copenhagen

iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is launching its new research agenda and invites applications for five fully funded three-year PhD scholarships. They are looking for innovative and original ideas that combine law and other related disciplines. They are particularly interested in projects that can advance the iCourts 2.0 agenda, as well as the agenda of their new ERC projects.

Successful candidates can begin June 1, 2019.  

Click here for more information.

Go On! Graduate Institute of Geneva: Knowledge Production & International Law

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► The Department of International Law at the Graduate Institute of Geneva is pleased to announce and invite you to Knowledge Production and International Law, a conference held in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday September 7-8, 2018. The conference will include panels on international law as a field of knowledge and the limits of knowledge in international law. 

► Please click here for more information.

Write On! 11th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the 11th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory as follows:

The 11th Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory is calling for papers for this year’s Forum, which will take place on 4 and 5 December 2018. The theme for this year’s Forum is ‘Facts, Law and Critique’ and this year’s Forum organisers are delighted to announce Anne Orford and Ben Golder as our keynote speakers for the Forum.

► To apply, abstracts of up to 500 words and biographies of up to 200 words should be emailed to law-mdflt@unimelb.edu.au by 5 September 2018. The full call for papers and further information can be found here.




Write On! PhD Scholarships for the Australian Human Rights Institute of UNSW Sydney

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes a call for scholarship applications to submit to the Australian Human Rights Institute as follows:

►The Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney invites applications for four PhD Scholarships focusing on human rights, health and gender. Scholarship recipients will respond to a specific project with an identified supervisory team, and if successful, will receive unique benefits, individualised support, and guaranteed funding to reach their personal development goals.

► Submit your application of interest here. Applications close on July 20, 2018.

Go On! ICC Rome Statute Conference in Liverpool

This installment of Go On! includes an invitation to attend an ICC Conference in Liverpool as follows:

►Professors Dr. Triestino Mariniello (Edge Hill University) and Dr. Julia Geneuss (University of Hamburg, NYU) will convene the Conference on ‘Twenty Years of the ICC’s Rome Statute: Utopia – Reality – Crisis.’ The Conference will be held in Liverpool, UK on the 7th and 8th of September 2018. With the participation of ICC judges, international scholars and practitioners, the Conference aims to facilitate exchange of ideas on the role and limits of the ICC.

►Please see the attached flyer below for more info. Deadline for registration is August 31, 2018. 

CS-2268 – ICC Conference – 2pp A4-2

Write On! AALS Judicial Diversity in Transnational Courts in New Orleans

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Sections on European and African Law Panel, as follows:

►The AALS Sections on European and African Law invite you to submit a paper proposal for their upcoming panel, “Judicial Diversity in Transnational Courts,” which will take place at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting (New Orleans, January 2-6 2019). Submissions from junior scholars are encouraged. The proceeds of the panel will be published as a special issue of the Connecticut Journal of International Law.

► To be considered, submit a title and abstract, 300 words maximum, to Mathilde Cohen (mathilde.cohen@uconn.edu) and Fernanda Nicola (fnicola@american.edu) by August 15, 2018. Paper drafts will be due on December 15, 2018 to be circulated among panel participants. Final papers will be due on March 1 and should be between 7,000 and 8,500 words.

See here for more information.

Write On! Canadian Journal of Development Studies Bilingual Special Issue

This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to submit to the Canadian Journal of Development Students as follows:

►The Canadian Journal of Development Studies seeks contributions (in French and English) for a Bilingual Special Issue to explore questions from heterodox and critical perspectives.  They invite submissions on engagements between law, governance and development from a wide range of critical perspectives, including feminism, TWAIL and postcolonial scholarship, history and ethnography, critical geography, critical IR and political economy, Marxist and materialist perspectives, etc., and that focus on developments both within and between the Global North and South, and on particular scales and sites of governance.

► Proposals should be between 500-750 words, and should include a short CV. Send completed submissions to mark.toufayan@uqo.ca  and siobhan.airey@ucd.ie by July 20, 2018. For the full text of the call, see attached.

Bilingual CFP CJDS Special Issue on LGD