International Law

Law’s Promise and Law's Pathos in the Global North and Global South

Deadline: 

10/15/14

Event Date: 

05/28/15 to 05/31/15

Location name: 

Seattle, WA

Organization: 

Law & Society Association

What has law accomplished in the Global North and Global South? Its champions have promised much—the spread of human rights and the rule of law, the elimination of discrimination and the protection of the vulnerable, the lure of economic development and the fostering of global trade, endowments of human dignity and restraints on economic rapacity.

Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance

Deadline: 

09/29/14

Event Date: 

01/15/15 to 01/16/15

Location name: 

Barcelona

Organization: 

ESADE Business School’s Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics and (Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals

The 2015 edition of the Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance asks how ‘the public’ and ‘the private’ are related in current structures of global governance. Key questions involve:

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPARATIVE LAW - 4th Annual Conference

Deadline: 

11/1/14

Event Date: 

04/16/15 to 04/17/15

Location name: 

Tallahassee, Florida

Organization: 

Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law is pleased to invite submissions for its fourth annual conference, to be held on April 16-17, 2015, at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida.  The purpose of the conference is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of new and younger comparativists.

Conference Subject-Matter and Eligibility

Legalities and Legacies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law

Deadline: 

09/30/14

Event Date: 

06/21/15 to 06/22/15

Location name: 

Jerusalem

Organization: 

Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Columbia Law School

The Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Columbia LawSchool invite the submission of written proposals for an international conference on the international law legacies of the Palestine mandate, to be held in Jerusalem on 21-22 June 2015, and for a subsequent publication.

Recipients of this call for papers are invited to submit proposals to present a paper at the conference. Some authors of proposals selected for the conference will be offered partial or full coverage of flight and accommodation expenses.

Institute for Global Law & Policy Workshop

Deadline: 

09/12/14

Event Date: 

01/2/15 to 01/11/15

Location name: 

Doha, Qatar

Organization: 

Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School

 

    The Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School invites you to apply to participate in our 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar, from January 2-11, 2015.

    IGLP: The Workshop is an intensive residential program for doctoral and post-doctoral law scholars and junior faculty. The aim of The Workshop is to strengthen the next generation of scholars by placing them in collaboration with their global peers as they develop innovative ideas and alternative approaches to issues of global law, economic policy, social justice and governance.

Fourth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

Deadline: 

12/15/14

Event Date: 

06/22/15 to 06/24/15

Location name: 

Florence, Italy

Closely modeled on the Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum devised by Professors Alan Schwarz (Yale) and Ronald Gibson (Stanford), this Forum involves an annual competition open to all international legal scholars who are in no more than their sixth year of an academic position. It needs to be emphasized that applicants must belong full-time to an academic institution anywhere in the world; those engaged in full-time Ph.D. study programs should not apply.

Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice

Deadline: 

09/1/14

Event Date: 

10/31/14

Location name: 

Toronto

Organization: 

Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security; Graduate Fellowship Program Osgoode Hall, York University

ansitional justice is a field that brings together academic and practitioner approaches to post-conflict, peace-building and post-authoritarian settings considered to be ‘transitioning’ towards democracy. This field includes the study of truth commissions, international criminal justice, human rights movements, post-authoritarian democratization and reparations (Teitel, 2000; Hayner, 2002; De Greiff 2006). Consolidated in the decade after the cold war, this field has often treated liberal democracy as a default goal of transitional processes (Miller 2008, Arthur 2009).

International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR

Deadline: 

08/15/14

Event Date: 

11/6/14 to 11/7/14

Location name: 

Arusha, Tanzania

Organization: 

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

     Call for Papers: International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR

    The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) is organising an International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR to be held in Arusha, Tanzania on 6-7 November 2014 (the “Symposium”).

OUR CHILDREN, AN ENDANGERED SPECIES

Deadline: 

09/3/14

Event Date: 

11/19/14 to 11/21/14

Location name: 

Nassau, Bahamas

Organization: 

The International Society of Family Law

On November 20, 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Hailed as the most widely-ratified human rights instrument in international law, it has been celebrated as the most comprehensive international treaty, embodying as it does, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children. While the Convention affirms children’s entitlement to rights, it recognizes that children, because of their vulnerability, are entitled to the necessary care and protection that would ensure their development to the fullest potential.

The (Comparative) Constitutional Law of Private‐Public Arbitration

Deadline: 

09/30/14

Event Date: 

11/21/14 to 11/22/14

Location name: 

Heidelberg, Germany

Organization: 

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Arbitrations between private economic actors and public law bodies are on the rise, both under
international investment treaties and contracts between private and public actors, such as
concession agreements or public‐private‐partnerships. Arbitrators, instead of domestic courts,
now settle a wide variety of private‐public disputes, ranging from the simple non‐fulfillment of
contractual obligations to complex disputes about the limits of states’ regulatory powers. Yet,

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