Change is an unavoidable feature of international law and one which has recently surfaced in the area of international investment law. This area has been in constant dynamic change since the inception of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), which is commonly associated with arbitration under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Balancing the interests of both investors and host States, in a constantly changing materiae of international legal practice, is one of the discipline’s most fundamental challenges.
Conservation of Marine Living Resources in the Polar Regions: Science, Politics and Law
25-26 March 2017, Wuhan University, China
CALL FOR PAPERS
The conference will comprise:
Academic paper presentations drawn from an open call for papers
Invited papers and keynote speakers
Roundtable conversations with practitioners, governments officials, NGO representatives, think tank members
I. Overall Concept and Themes
Overall theme: Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choices
The University of Washington School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program will host its Fourth Annual Tax Symposium Oct. 7, 2016. The 2016 Symposium will focus on “Protecting Taxpayer Rights” and feature keynote remarks by Nina E. Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate. The submission deadline is July 1, 2016.
The Akron Law Review and Akron Law’s Center for Constitutional Law invite papers regarding the impact of Justice Scalia’s opinions and judicial philosophy in the area of criminal law and procedure, including articles regarding the confrontation clause, constitutional criminal procedure, prisoners’ rights, the Eighth Amendment, trial by jury, separation of powers, and textual
Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy Tenth Annual Symposium on Health Law and Policy: Innovations in Life Sciences and Stakeholder and Agency Responses Call for Papers The Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy and Annals of Health Law invite original research paper submissions on innovations in life sciences and stakeholder and agency responses for presentation at our Tenth Annual Health Law Symposium.
Innovative Mechanisms for the Exchange of New Knowledge
Call for papers:
Intellectual property (IP) is an increasingly important site of social, political, and economic struggle. An emerging body of scholarship has begun to consider how IP reflects and reinforces inequalities along lines of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and disability. This body of scholarship examines how knowledge production regimes contribute to local and global economic disparities, dispossession of oppressed peoples, and hierarchies of power.