Call for Papers - ASIL International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group Workshop



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Chicago, IL


The International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group (ICTIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL)

The International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group (ICTIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) is pleased to announce a call for papers. ICTIG will be holding a Works-
in-Progress Conference at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago on Friday, February 9, 2018.

We are accepting submissions on any topic related to international courts or tribunals.

Deadline and Submission

Please email an abstract (of 500 words or less) in Word or PDF format to Stuart Ford
( and Celia Goldman ( The deadline to submit an
abstract is January 12, 2018. Decisions will be made by January 19, 2018. If your paper is
selected for presentation, please be prepared to submit a draft of your paper to the organizers
at least one week in advance of the conference. We anticipate selecting between six and eight
papers for presentation.


"Work-in-progress" means scholarship that has reached a stage at which it is substantial
enough to merit serious discussion and critique but that has not yet appeared in print (and can
still be revised after the workshop, if it has already been accepted for publication.)

The Conference

The accepted papers will not be presented by their authors at the workshop. Rather, each
paper will be introduced and discussed first by a commentator before opening the discussion to
the other participants. Each of the participants is expected to have read and to be prepared to
discuss all of the papers. Participants may also be asked to serve as the commentator for one
of the papers. The author of each paper will be given an opportunity to respond and ask
questions of their own at the end.

Travel and Accommodation

There will be no registration fee for the conference, but authors will be responsible for covering
the cost of their own travel to and accommodations in Chicago. Lunch will be provided during
the conference. In addition, a dinner will be arranged either the night before the conference or
immediately after the conference, but participants will be expected to pay their own costs for

For any questions or inquiries please contact Stuart Ford at