The Journal of International Economic Law is currently collecting recommendations or applications from persons who might wish to take on the position of Editorial Assistant to the Journal of International Economic Law (JIEL). JIEL is a highly influential academic and professional journal dedicated to encouraging thoughtful and scholarly attention to a broad range of subjects which concern the relation of law to international economic activity. The Journal is published on a quarterly basis by Oxford University Press and the editorial work is based at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC.
The position of Editorial Assistant is half-time (generally, 15-20 hours/week) for approximately one year, beginning in August (or earlier, subject to individual circumstances). Individuals who have undertaken this role have usually pursued their own research (such as a thesis), or performed the role in conjunction with work towards an LL.M. degree at Georgetown University Law Center or another institution, with part-time devoted to the Editorial Assistant position. There is no rigid policy concerning these formats.
Compensation is provided at the prevailing rates established for Research Assistants by Georgetown University Law Center.
We would be grateful to receive recommendations or indications of interest by April 30, 2015 from outstanding students or professionals with exceptionally good English writing and comprehension abilities, including knowledge and background in international economic law subjects, particularly the World Trade Organization (WTO). A letter of inquiry or application (with references) including a C.V. can be sent to Ada B. P. Siqueira at the JIEL’s e-mail address: email@example.com
Further background information concerning the Journal of International Economic Law may be found at http://jiel.oxfordjournals.org/
The Energy Charter Secretariat and the European Society of International Law (ESIL) would like to welcome you to a joint seminar, which aims to facilitate informal discussion between international lawyers, government officials and international practitioners on a peculiar aspect of international investment protection.
R.S.V.P. to: Ms. Julia Boegaeva ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; Tel.: +32-2-775-98-41
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The theme of the Research Forum is: “Integrating the Asia-Pacific: Why International Law Matters.” Confirmed speakers include Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, ASIL President Lori Damrosch, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu, and Judge Helmut Tuerk of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.
For the tentative program and registration information, please visit the website of the Research Forum: http://www.csil.org.tw/2015-research-forum/. The registration deadline is May 1, 2015.
Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law (IMPRS-SDR), is offering PhD Scholarships for 2015 and 2016. Successful candidates will hold a research contract, which covers all the costs of the PhD programme itself as well as a competitive stipend, compatible with the costs of living in the cities where the doctoral candidate is based. Due date is 1 April 2015. Further information available at: http://www.mpi.lu/imprs-sdr/
italaw.com is seeking expressions of interests from lawyers and academics with a knowledge of international investment law who would like to serve as Associate Editors with italaw.com.
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The second Workshop on Sociological Inquiries into International Law will take place at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, on 9-10 October 2015.
Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Sungjoon Cho at <email@example.com>, by 1 April 2015, and must include the author’s name, affiliation, and full contact information. Decisions regarding inclusion in the workshop program will be sent by 15 May, 2015. Those presenting will be expected to provide short discussion papers (3,000-4,000 words) by —15 September, 2015.
Full details are in the file below.
Sociological Inquiries into International Law II - Call for Papers - 9-10 October 2015.pdf
The Kalingrad State Technical University is hosting the Annual WTO Forum in Kalingrad, Russia, on 25-27 March 2105.
Full details are in the flyer below.
The Canadian Council on International has issued a call for proposals for its 44th Annual Conference, entitled “International Law: Coherence or Chaos?” The conference will be held in Ottawa, Canada November 5-7, 2015. See the pdf below for full details.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS - CCIL 2015.pdf
SIEL is pleased to announce its collaboration with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the Georgetown Law School Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) in organizing the BIICL 15th Annual WTO Conference to be held in London on May 6 and 7. For the first time this year, the conference is issuing a call for papers in order to provide speaking opportunities for emerging scholars.
Current graduate students, and academics and practitioners who completed their most recent academic qualification after June 2007, are eligible to submit proposals. The Call for Papers can be accessed by clicking on the attached link.