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The UN Youth Association of Romania is proud to announce the 7th edition of the UN Youth Moot Courts Competition, an academic simulation of the juridical procedures in front of international courts, held in English and French. This year the competition will take place from April 20 -22, 2018 at the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest. One of the most important projects of the association, the UN Youth Moot Courts Competition aims to give to the participants the opportunity to apply their knowledge of International law, European Union law and Human Rights. The competition is also a forum for students to acquire practical experience on how to prepare and present legal arguments and how to debate current legal and social issues.

The organisers of "Knowledge Production and International Law" Conference are pleased to invite abstract submissions to its panels. The conference will take place at the International Law Department - Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, in Geneva, Switzerland on September 7-8, 2018.

What?

The conference has four thematic panels treating different aspects of International Law.

1. International law as a field of knowledge: Contributions may focus on the social construction of international law and its branches as autonomous fields of knowledge, the role of the discipline in controlling and delimiting international legal discourse and the place of, and resistance to, interdisciplinarity in international law.

2. Ignorance and the limits of knowledge in international law: This panel invites contributions considering questions like what strategies and practices do practitioners use to ‘fill in the blanks’ of knowledge about international law and of knowledge about the world for international law? What is the place of ignorance in the very structure of the international legal field? Etc.

3. Determinants of international law scholarship: The panel treats aspects concerning the more theoretical themes of moralisation, the scientific aspects and the dissemination of international legal scholarship.

4. Emotions and international law: This panel invites consideration of the role of emotions in international law. Particular issues of focus may include the relationship between reason and emotion, the role of emotion in cognition, and the functions of emotion in international law.

How?

Abstracts of maximum 500 words with indication of the panel you are submitting to and a CV should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When?

The deadline for abstract submission is on May 14, 2018. The conference will be held in Geneva, Switzerlad on September 7-8, 2018.

For more information, please see the official announcement.

The International and Transnational Tendencies in Law Center (INTRAlaw), Aarhus University, Denmark, is pleased to announce a call for papers for a workshop on Climate change litigation: trends, policy implications and the way forward to take place at Aarhus University, Department of Law on June 14-15, 2018.

The organisers are pleased to announce the call for papers for the first of the Leicester Law School–Postgraduate ADR Conference, which will take place in Leicester on May 10, 2018 in collaboration with the Transnational Dispute Management network.

The organisers are pleased to announce the call for papers on the innovating subject of blockchain which will take place in the University of Groningen, the Netherlands on November 29-30, 2018.

The Portsmouth Law School at the University of Portsmouth and the European University Institute (EUI) are organising a 2-day international conference on "Economic Constitutionalism: Mapping its Contours in European and Global Governance". The conference will be hosted by the EUI in Florence on June 14-15, 2018.

The organisers of the conference welcome abstract submissions for the event which will be held on June 8, 2018 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy under the auspices of the Max Weber Programme.

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