“Mega-disasters” – whether sparked by nature or human activity – used to be once in a lifetime. Today, they are once in a news cycle. From Typhoon Haiyan in 2014, which uprooted over a million Filipinos, to the Great East Japan Earthquake and radiological emergency, which resulted in the evacuation of 300,000, 1,600 deaths, and massive water contamination, to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, which killed over 220,000 people at a stroke, the international community is increasingly called to provide its support to “international disasters” around the world.
We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Second International Tax Research Symposium held in conjunction with the 69th Congress of the International Fiscal Association in Basel, Switzerland (August 30 to September 3, 2015). After the success of the first International Tax Research Symposium held during the IFA Congress in Boston in 2012 we are delighted to invite you for the Second International Tax Research Symposium in Basel.
The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: its Nature and Implications Crimea-Russia-Ukraine: a Year After
Organising Committee: The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding and the Institute of Law Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences.
The 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL 2015) will be held at the University of San Diego School of Law from Monday, June 8 to Friday, June 12, 2015.
Artificial Intelligence and Law is a vibrant research field that focuses on:
We are pleased to announce the first annual Civil Procedure Workshop, to be co-hosted by Seattle University School of Law, the University of Washington School of Law, and the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law. The Workshop will be held at Seattle University on July 16-17, 2015. Future conferences will take place at the University of Washington and the University of Arizona.
We invite all interested comparative law scholars to consider submitting a paper to the next annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, 6-7 March 2015, Princeton University. We will accept up to seven papers for workshop discussion, and we plan to select a mix of both junior and senior scholars.
Interested authors should submit papers to Kim Lane Scheppele at Princeton (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, 5 January 2015.
Call for Papers - Workshop Panels
The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) now is accepting Workshop Paper and Panel proposals for presentation at its twenty-eighth Annual Meeting, to be held June 11 – 13, 2015 at The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Milan, 16-17 April 2015
Organised by PEPA/SIEL in collaboration with the Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies of the University of Milan
Tuesday 10th-Wednesday 11th March 2015
Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University
The notion of consent plays an important role in our understanding of power in human society. It gives us a way to think about not only when choices are freely made, and when they aren't, but a whole spectrum that lies in-between.