CALL FOR PAPERS Seven Decades After Nuremberg: Developments in International Criminal Law and International Criminal Justice 2 CONCEPT NOTE At the conclusion of the Second World War, leading statesmen and international law experts entertained different views on what to do with the perpetrators of the atrocities in Europe and the Far East. Deliberations and concessions made resulted in the establishment of the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, whose Charter was annexed to the London Agreement of August 8, 1945.
Military, War and Peace
As the weather finally begins to look like summer here along the coast, the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law wishes to invite you to our Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange.
Call for Papers - Conference on Hybrid Warfare and Minority Rights
Date: 25 March 2015
Call for Papers
Conference on Hybrid Warfare and Minority Rights
Centre for International Law and Human Rights
University of Lancaster, 26 June 2015
International law is traditionally understood as a juridical means for restraining violence, which disciplines the excesses of state sovereignty. As such, it is imagined as the “other” of power politics which — as human rights activists assert — speaks truth (or justice) to power. International law is both a symptom and cause of the evolution of international society as it has moved beyond power politics as the sole driving force of international affairs. Justifying political decisions in legal terms has become an integral part of foreign policy, and even a ‘key aspect of modern war’.
In his L'histoire comme champ de bataille Enzo Traverso points out that memory as a socially relevant phenomenon appeared widely after 1989. The fall of the Soviet empire and the ensuing defragmentation of the world led to a situation in which a multitude of recollections, hitherto retained only in private, could enter the public space. Social memory became an element of identity and simultaneously an instrument of politics, increasingly encroaching upon the domain of legal discourse.
The Lincoln Memorial University Law Review will host its Symposium on Friday, January 30, 2015 at the LMU-Duncan School of Law in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.
he Law Faculty of the University of Luxembourg and the UNHCR are seeking rapporteurs for the (2nd) Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict, which will take place on 20 October 2014 in Luxembourg. The subject of the symposium will be the legal protection of people fleeing armed conflict and other situations of violence, examined in the context of the UNHCR’s new Guidelines for the Protection of People Fleeing Violence and Conflict Across Borders, and recent developments in the case law of European regional and national courts.