The Editors of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) and the Conference Convenors welcome submissions for the Cambridge International Law Conference 2018, which will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge on April 3-4, 2018.


The theme of the conference is ‘Non-State Actors and International Law’.  In addition to scholarly research which looks generally at armed groups, civil society, and transnational corporations in international law, the Conference is particularly interested in papers which explore the role of social media actors, as well as those which consider intersections with the economy, development, and society. Papers which fall within the broad spectrum of the Conference and which offer new perspectives and conceptualisations of the theme are also highly welcome. 


Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted together with the applicant’s CV (separately uploaded) via the Journal's website


Submissions should be sent by December 8, 2017. Successful applicants will be notified by email by January 12, 2018. The authors of the selected papers will be required to submit a 2,000-word extended abstract to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 23, 2018.

For more information, please see the official announcement.

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