Write On! COLLOQUIUM: International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict

Call for Papers

The Athens Public International Law Center (AthensPIL) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Law is hosting, in the context of the Investment Law Initiative, a Colloquium on ‘International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict’, which will take place on October 5 & 6, 2017, in Athens, Greece. Details on the submission procedure and key dates can be found at the end of this call.

The Colloquium on ‘International Investment Law & the Law of Armed Conflict’ is jointly organized by the AthensPIL of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Law (Greece); the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS); the Research Centre on Procurement Law and International Investment (CREDIMI) of the University of Burgundy (France) and the University of Zaragoza (Spain). These academic and research institutions joined forces in 2016 and established the Investment Law Initiative, an international collaboration aimed at strengthening research and systemic analysis of international investment law. The Colloquium is coordinated by Dr Katia Fach Gómez (University of Zaragoza, Faculty of Law)[1], Dr Anastasios Gourgourinis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Law; Athens PIL), and Dr Catharine Titi (CNRS and CREDIMI, University of Burgundy).

 

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Write On! Call for Submissions / Appel à contributions – Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit

The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit is Canada’s oldest and only feminist legal periodical. Since it began in 1985, the journal has provided a forum in which feminist writers from diverse backgrounds, speaking from a wide range of experience, can exchange ideas and information about legal issues that affect women. We are looking to build on this tradition and remain committed to reflecting a diversity of political, social, cultural, and economic thinking, unified by a shared interest in law reform.

We invite submissions from people who are engaged in feminist analysis of socio-legal issues that reflect a range of approaches, including multidisciplinary, action-focused, theoretical, and historical, and that reflect linguistic and regional differences in Canada. We particularly encourage submissions authored by women from different backgrounds, disciplines and jurisdictions who are doing new feminist work.

The CJWL/RFD is seeking papers for publication in the following sections of the CJWL/RFD: articles, review essays, commentaries, case comments, research notes, book reviews, and notes on Canadian and International events of interest to our readers. Comments on previously published materials are also welcome.

Full submissions information is available at http://bit.ly/cjwlsubmit

 If you have comments or questions, please contact:

Natasha Bakht

English Language Co-Editor

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law

cjwl-rfd@uottawa.ca

 

Annie Rochette

French Language Co-Editor – Corédactrice francophone

Revue Femmes et droit

cjwl-rfd@uottawa.ca

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Call for Papers for the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law

The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit is Canada’s oldest and only feminist legal periodical. Since it began in 1985, the journal has provided a forum in which feminist writers from diverse backgrounds, speaking from a wide range of experience, can exchange ideas and information about legal issues that affect women. We are looking to build on this tradition and remain committed to reflecting a diversity of political, social, cultural, and economic thinking, unified by a shared interest in law reform.

We invite submissions from people who are engaged in feminist analysis of socio-legal issues that reflect a range of approaches, including multidisciplinary, action-focused, theoretical, and historical, and that reflect linguistic and regional differences in Canada. We particularly encourage submissions authored by women from different backgrounds, disciplines and jurisdictions who are doing new feminist work.

The CJWL/RFD is seeking papers for publication in the following sections of the CJWL/RFD: articles, review essays, commentaries, case comments, research notes, book reviews, and notes on Canadian and International events of interest to our readers. Comments on previously published materials are also welcome.

Full submissions information is available at http://bit.ly/cjwlsubmit.

If you have comments or questions, please contact:

Natasha Bakht

English Language Co-Editor

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law

cjwl-rfd@uottawa.ca

Annie Rochette

French Language Co-Editor – Corédactrice francophone

Revue Femmes et droit

cjwl-rfd@uottawa.ca

Appel à contributions

La Revue Femmes et droit/The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law est le plus ancien périodique consacré à des analyses féministes en droit au Canada. Depuis son lancement en 1985, la Revue offre aux auteures féministes de tous horizons un forum où échanger des idées et de l’information sur des questions juridiques qui touchent les femmes. Nous souhaitons renforcer cette tradition, en continuant de nourrir des réflexions politiques, sociales, culturelles et économiques diversifiées qui partagent un même intérêt pour la réforme du droit.

Nous accueillons les contributions de personnes engagées dans l’analyse féministe d’enjeux sociojuridiques. Les articles reflèteront à la fois des approches variées – multidisciplinaires, centrées sur l’action et historiques, notamment –, et les différences linguistiques et régionales du Canada. Nous recherchons, en particulier, des travaux de féministes issues de différentes formations, disciplines et juridictions qui renouvèlent les approches et analyses féministes.

La RFD/CJWL sollicite des textes relevant des catégories suivantes : articles, études de fond, commentaires de jurisprudence, études de cas, notes de recherche, recensions de livres, et observations sur les évènements nationaux et internationaux susceptibles d’intéresser notre lectorat. Les réactions à des textes publiés précédemment sont également bienvenues.

Vous trouverez tous les renseignements concernant les propositions d’articles au http://bit.ly/cjwlsubmit.

Write On! Call for Papers: The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law & Wisconsin International Law Journal

 

APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES

The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks paper proposals for the Tenth Anniversary of the Feminist Legal Theory Conference.  We hope you will join us for this exciting celebration on March 30-31, 2017. 

This year, the conference will explore how intersecting identities inform — or should inform — feminist legal theory and justice-oriented legal practice, legal systems, legal policy, and legal activism. Beginning in 1989, Kimberlé Crenshaw identified the need for law to recognize persons as representing multiple intersecting identities, not only one identity (such as female) to the exclusion of another (such as African American). Intersectionality theory unmasks how social systems oppress people in different ways.  While its origins are in exploring the intersection of race and gender, intersectionality theory now encompasses all intersecting identities including religion, ethnicity, citizenship, class, disability, and sexual orientation. Today, intersectionality theory is an important part of the Black Lives Matter and #SayHerName movements. For more information, seehttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory/wp/2015/09/24/why-intersectionality-cant-wait/.

We seek submissions of papers that focus on the topic of applied feminism and intersecting identities.  This conference aims to explore the following questions: What impact has intersectionality theory had on feminist legal theory?  How has it changed law and social policy? How does intersectionality help us understand and challenge different forms of oppression?  What is its transformative potential? What legal challenges are best suited to an intersectionality approach? How has intersectionality theory changed over time and where might it go in the future

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Announcements

Jobs

The Department of Law at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense is currently advertising a post as Assistant Professor in Public International Law with starting date 1 January 2017 or soon thereafter. The successful applicant will have a strong profile in both research and teaching and also be interested to work in a multidisciplinary environment. This will include contributions to the University’s Centre for War Studies and the interdisciplinary master degree in “International Security and Law”. The candidate is expected to be able to teach in English and Danish within three years from the start of employment. For more information and the application form see the official job advert. Applications are accepted until 21 August 2016.

Call for Papers

Appel à communications – édition spéciale dans la Revue femmes et droit Commémoration des travaux de la professeure Nicole LaViolette

La Revue femmes et droit sollicite des observations rédigées en français sur l’intersection des LGBTQ et des réfugiés. Cette édition spéciale commémore les travaux de la professeure Nicole LaViolette dont le travail a contribué à mieux comprendre les croisements entre l’orientation et l’identité sexuelles et la migration forcée au Canada et à l’échelle internationale. Dans ce numéro spécial, on cherche à faire avancer les travaux de la professeure LaViolette. Les auteurs sont invités à puiser dans une bibliographie annotée que la professeure LaViolette et Mary Kapron ont compilée en vue de générer des idées ou de l’utiliser comme source (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2457503).

Les articles, d’une longueur maximale de 10 000 mots, doivent être finalisés d’ici le 1er octobre 2016.

Nous sommes ouverts à la collaboration de nouveaux chercheurs et étudiants des cycles supérieurs. Veuillez faire parvenir des résumés de 500 mots maximum à Jamie Liew (jamie.liew@uottawa.ca) et Mary Kapron (mary.kapron@gmail.com) au plus tard le 1er août 2016.

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Write On! The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit

Call for Submissions (Appel à contributions — La traduction en français suit)

The Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et droit is Canada’s oldest and only feminist legal periodical. Since it began in 1985, the journal has provided a forum in which feminist writers from diverse backgrounds, speaking from a wide range of experience, can exchange ideas and information about legal issues that affect women. We are looking to build on this tradition and remain committed to reflecting a diversity of political, social, cultural, and economic thinking, unified by a shared interest in law reform.

 

We invite submissions from people who are engaged in feminist analysis of socio-legal issues that reflect a range of approaches, including multidisciplinary, action-focused, theoretical, and historical, and that reflect linguistic and regional differences in Canada. We particularly encourage submissions authored by women from different backgrounds, disciplines and jurisdictions who are doing new feminist work.

 

The CJWL/RFD is seeking papers for publication in the following sections of the CJWL/RFD: articles, review essays, commentaries, case comments, research notes, book reviews, and notes on Canadian and International events of interest to our readers. Comments on previously published materials are also welcome.

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Announcements

Events & Programs

  • From July 17-23, 2016, the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School, in collaboration with Universidad Complutense de Madrid and hosted and sponsored by Santander Universities, will convene a faculty development initiative to strengthen the next generation of young scholars and university teachers of law and policy. The IGLP Workshop is an intensive residential program with a focus on skills development, scholarship, cross-training, and field knowledge. The IGLP Workshop offers participants the opportunity to share their research in Writing Workshops, receive feedback on their scholarship from peers and senior colleagues, review current scholarly developments and reconsider canonical texts, and network with colleagues from around the world. The broader Workshop is organized around a series of “streams” or mini-courses, chosen to reflect the most pressing global and regional challenges and to encourage senior and junior faculty to work comparatively as they develop materials for teaching in global and local contexts. For more information on the streams offered, the faculty, and how to apply, please visit the site.
  • This summer’s Learning Exchange program, offered by The Global Legal Empowerment Network, will focus on women’s rights. It will take place in the Summer of 2016 with the Women’s Legal Aid Centre (WLAC) in Tanzania as the host. The Global Legal Empowerment Network is offering practitioners an opportunity to meet and learn from each other in person. Participants in this program will take part in an extended exchange trip, with travel and accommodation expenses covered by Namati, a network of grassroots legal advocates, during which they will learn from leading organizations in the field about addressing common challenges and improving legal empowerment methods. Activities during the exchange will include meeting with rural and urban paralegal offices; visiting parts of the juvenile detention and rehabilitation system; meeting with government officials, such as police gender desks and the Ministry of Legal Affairs; and visiting with staff at both crisis and human rights centers.

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Write On! Canadian International Lawyer Call for Papers (deadline March 15)

The journal Canadian International Lawyer is soliciting papers for its Volume 11(2). CIL welcomes submissions of original articles, case commentaries, practice notes, treaties, and legal developments on significant current issues of international law in French or English. Occasionally, CIL publishes a section entitled “From a Legal Point of View?” addressing inconclusive and pressing legal issues worthy of informing the current political debate in Canada.

Among all other submissions, CIL encourages articles dealing with the following topics:

• The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

• The recently concluded Paris Agreement on climate change

• Legal aspects of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Submissions are subject to an editorial review process. Feature articles and case comments are double blind peer reviewed by selected scholars and practitioners before acceptance for publication. Submissions are accepted only electronically, and should be emailed to Noemi Gal-Or at ngalor [at] ngal-or.com and Andrew Lanouette at alanouette [at] cassidylevy.com. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2016.

For more information, visit http://www.cba.org/Publications-Resources/CBA-Journals/Canadian-International-Lawyer.

Write On! Call for Papers: Socio-Legal Review (deadline 1 November)

The Socio-Legal Review (SLR), a student-edited, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published by the Law and Society Committee of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, has issued a Call for Submissions for its twelfth volume, to be released in 2016. Submissions are due by November 1, 2015.

SLR aims to be a forum that involves, promotes and engages students and scholars to express and share their ideas and opinions on themes and methodologies relating to the interface of law and society. The Journal thus features guest articles by eminent scholars as well as student essays, providing an interface for the two communities to interact. From 2012, SLR has become a biannual publication from an annual publication.

The Journal subscribes to an expansive view on the interpretation of “law and society” thereby keeping its criteria for contributions simply that of high academic merit, as long as there is a perceivable link. This would include not just writing about the role played by law in social change, or the role played by social dynamics in the formulation and implementation of law, but also writing that simply takes cognizance of legal institutions/institutions of governance/administration, power structures in social commentary, and so on. Through this effort, the Journal also hopes to fill the lacunae relating to academic debate on socio-legal matters among law students.

Submission Guidelines

  1. All contributions submitted to the Journal should be original and should not be simultaneously considered for publication elsewhere.
  2. The Editorial Board has refrained from imposing a theme. A submission is welcome as long as it fits within the general mandate of the Journal, as outlined above.
    1. Contributions should be mailed only in a soft copy to slr@nls.ac.in and sociolegalreview.nls@gmail.com, the subject of the mail being ‘Submission for 2015 Volume’. Biographical information is to be provided in a removable title page.
    2. The Journal is accepting contributions for Articles and Short Articles. With reference to Articles, contributions should not ordinarily exceed 8000 words. With reference to Short Articles, contributions should not ordinarily exceed 5000 words. The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject without review manuscripts that exceed the word limit substantially.
    3. The Journal also accepts Book Reviews and Notes from the Field. The latter includes shorter pieces designed to provide a glimpse into a new legal strategy, political initiative or advocacy technique applied in the field, a current problem or obstacle faced in, legal reform or development work, or a new issue that has not yet received much attention and needs to be brought to light. Contributions should not exceed 3000 words.
    4. The last date for submission for the first issue is November 1st, 2015. Submissions may, nevertheless, be made after these dates. They will be considered for publication in the issue to follow.
    5. All submissions are to be made via e-mail as .doc or .docx documents.
    6. SLR follows the Harvard Blue Book – A Uniform System of Citation (20th edn.) style of referencing. Contributors are requested to comply with the same.
  3. For any clarifications, please contact us at slr@nls.ac.in or sociolegalreview.nls@gmail.com.

Call for Papers: International Law and Domestic Law-Making Processes

Call for Papers: International Law and Domestic Law-Making Processes
University of Basel, Law Faculty, 4 September 2015

An upcoming even800px-Unibas_JF-frontsidet of the Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law (Arbeitskreis junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler*innen, AjV) wants to shed light on selected problems connected with the interaction of domestic law-making and international law.

Please find the full CfP here or on the Voelkerrechtsblog.com. The deadline for abstracts is the 27th March 2015.

This event of the Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law    (AjV) is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) and the “Ressort Nachwuchsförderung” of the University of Basel and is directed mostly (but not exclusively) at postdoctoral researchers and PhD students.

Travel expenses will be covered to at least a certain extent and child care will be available. The event is organised by Evelyne Schmid and Tilmann Altwicker (both University of Basel).

 

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