King’s College London, in cooperation with the ESIL Interest Groups on International Courts and Tribunals and International Economic Law as well as SIEL, hosts a Conference on (State-to-State) Dispute Resolution in Free Trade Agreements on 26/27 May 2017 in London. The program is available here: 2017 London Conference.pdf. For more information and registration for the conference go to: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/law/newsevents/eventrecords/2017-london-seminar-on-trade.aspx
The Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa in Arusha, Tanzania hosts a Seminar on the Emergence of New and Dynamic China-Africa Economic Relationships (22-24 Nov 2017), CfP here: China Africa IEL conference CfP 2017-final as sent.pdf
Congratulations to Luigi Pedreschi (European University Institute) on winning the 2016-2017 SIEL/JIEL/OUP Prize for his essay entitled 'Balancing Efficacy with Space: Public Services in EU Trade’!
At the Conference of the European Society of International Law taking place in Naples, Italy, the ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group will convene a full day workshop, which will take place on 6 September 2017. Here's the call for papers: 170423 ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group.pdf
The University of Middlesex Mauritius Campus will hold the 4th Biennial Conference and First High Level Multi-Stakeholder Conference of the Africa Trade Policy Experts Roundtable (ATEPAR) on 8-10 November, 2017. The call for papers is available here.
UNAM's Latin American Journal of International Trade Law published its CfP for Issue 2, Volume 5, 2017. You can find it here: LATAM Journal. Call for papers V.5, I.2, 2017.pdf
The position of Editorial Assistant of JIEL (half-time, 15-20 h/week for one year) will be available starting June 2017.
Individuals who have undertaken this important role have usually pursued their own research, or performed the role in conjunction with work towards an LL.M. or Ph.D. degree, with part-time devoted to the Editorial Assistant position. Compensation is provided at the prevailing rates established for Research Assistants by Georgetown University Law Center. The Journal is looking for an outstanding student or professional with exceptionally good English writing and comprehension abilities, including knowledge and background in international economic law subjects, particularly the WTO. A letter of inquiry or application (with references) including a C.V. can be sent directly to JIEL’s e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queens University Belfast has published a CfP on Sustainable Developments and EU Trade Agreements. Submission deadline 16 June. Details here: https://blogs.qub.ac.uk/tensionatthefringes/2017/04/03/call-for-papers-sustainable-development-in-trade-agreements-11-october-2017-queens-university-belfast/
The international conference ‘Freedom Under Pressure’, is organised by the Faculty of Law of Ghent University on the occasion of the latter’s bicentennial. It seeks to gather scholars and practitioners from various legal disciplines to discuss key fundamental rights and freedoms under pressure in three distinct areas: (1) data protection and privacy, (2) freedom of movement in the EU, and; (3) property protection.
Panel topics include a.o.: “Use and abuse of international investment arbitration”, “Limits to international immunity from execution”, “Targeted financial sanctions as a foreign policy tool” and “Public policy limitations to patent rights”.
Legal scholars wishing to present a paper in the context of one of the conference (12) panels are warmly invited to submit an abstract of no more than 400 words to email@example.com. The deadline for abstracts is 30 April 2017. The deadline for submitting full papers is 15 September 2017.
More information on the conference, including the full call for papers with further details of the different panels, can be found herewww.ugent.be/200/freedomunderpressure