Since it began in 1997, the Law via the Internet conference (LVI) has been established as the foremost international conference addressing research in legal information access through the Internet. It is organized annually under the auspices of the Free Access to Law Movement (FALM), a consortium of more than 60 non-profit institutions dedicated to providing free and open access to the world’s law.
Yale, Stanford, and Harvard Law Schools are soliciting submissions for the 19th session of the Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, to be held at Harvard Law School on June 13-14, 2018. Twelve to twenty junior scholars (with one to seven years in teaching) will be chosen, through a blind selection process, to present their work at the Forum. One or more senior scholars will comment on each paper. The audience will include the participating junior faculty, faculty from the host institutions, and invited guests.
The editorial team of Global Constitutionalism, in conjunction with PluriCourts, will be organizing a workshop from July 4th to 6th at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. As part of this workshop we will be running special sessions for scholars interested in publishing in the field of global constitutionalism. Each selected scholar will be invited to present a paper to the workshop. They will also receive extensive feedback on their papers from senior scholars.
SUBMISSION OF PAPER PROPOSALS
The Organising Committee (chaired by Prof. dr. Freya Baetens) welcomes abstracts from scholars as well as practitioners, including staff of adjudicatory institutions and international organisations. Papers should be innovative, unpublished at the moment of presentation, and at an advanced stage of completion.
Challenges confront the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and its procedures, policies and judgments. Criticisms concern the Court’s backlog, its methods of interpretation, its deference to domestic actors – or its lack thereof. Reactions from states include willful partial compliance with judgments or even principled resistance. These challenges have appeared in many different shapes: not just as criticism from State Parties’ governments, but also from domestic courts, academics, civil society organizations and the media.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for almost 70% of all deaths worldwide. Almost three quarters of all NCD deaths, and 82% of the 16 million people who
die prematurely, occur in low- and middle-income countries. NCDs have devastating consequences for individuals, families and communities; they threaten to overwhelm health systems; and
This conference will comprehensively and critically evaluate the rights of defendants and victims before ICTs. It will bring together a mix of practitioners from the field of international criminal justice and scholars to exchange perspectives and to debate and discuss the issues.
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2018 9:00 AM - Aug. 31, 2018 1:00 PM,
The Faculty of Law of the University of Zaragoza is hosting, in the context of the Investment Law
Initiative, a Colloquium on ‘International Investment Law & Competition Law’, which will
take place on 27 & 28 September 2018, in Zaragoza, Spain. Details on the submission procedure
and key dates can be found at the end of this call.
On 15 and 16 February 2019, an international conference will be held at the
Max Planck Institute for International Law at Heidelberg under the auspices
of the Journal of the History of International Law
The aim is to publish papers from the conference (upon peer review) in a special issue on ‘Politics and the Histories of International Law’ in the journal. Theme of the Conference L’histoire n’est pas une religion. L’historien n’accepte aucun dogme, ne respecte aucun interdit, ne connaît pas de tabous. Il peut être dérangeant.
The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) calls for the submission of proposals for papers to be presented at the general AHRI Human Rights Research Conference to be hosted by
the Global Justice Academy at the University of Edinburgh Law School in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 7
8 September 2018: