CfA State consent to international jurisdiction; International Legal Podcast (Spanish); Seminar on nuclear weapons; CfA Human Rights and Democracy; Vacant Associate Position at Hertie School; moot court competition; CfP Commerce and Security; CfS Commerce, Law and Development – ​​EJIL: Speak up!


1. Call for Abstracts: Beyond State Consent to International Jurisdiction. The State Consent to International Jurisdiction (SCIJ) project, funded by the Research Council of Norway and conducted at PluriCourts (University of Oslo), is calling for abstracts for its closing conference entitled “Beyond State Consent to International Jurisdiction”. This conference has been tentatively scheduled for September 29-30 and will be held entirely online. jurisdictional institutions and international organizations. Papers should present innovative ideas, be unpublished at the time of submission, and be in an advanced stage of completion. The deadline for submission of abstracts is August 25, 2022. For more information and submission of abstracts and biographies, see here.

2. Hablemos de Derecho Internacional (HDI): The International Legal Podcast (Spanish). HDI has recently added the following episodes in Spanish: #83: Dr. Ricardo Arredondo – Conflicto en Ucrania – Una Perspectiva Jurídica; #82: Dr. Mauricio Meschoulam – La Construcción de la Paz; #81: Prof. Carlos Espósito – The Corte Internacional de Justicia y los Derechos Humanos; #80: Dr. Meza Rivas – Los sistemas de armas autónomas letales; #79: Ana Srovin Coralli – Busqueda y Participation en los casos de Desaparición Forzada; #78: Prof. David Bosco – Poseidón Project: La Gobernanza de los Océanos; #77: Dr. Alejandra Torres Camprubí – El naufragio de la estatalidad: los impactos del aumento del nivel del mar en la condition de Estado. The podcast is available on major platforms: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or through other podcast apps by searching for “Hablemos de Derecho Internacional”. Updated guest and episode information is available on the website.

3. Asser Institute Doctoral Seminar Series: Nuclear Weapons – Challenges and Opportunities. After their first doctoral and postdoctoral research seminar focusing on conventional arms control, the Asser Institute now invites scholars to join in person in The Hague for the second Arms Control Seminar 2022 which will focus on the theme of weapons nuclear on September 26 and 27. 2022. The seminar will be structured around three conferences spread over two days on the themes of the normative shift in nuclear arms control, the negotiation of arms control treaties and the Tenth Review Conference of the NPT. There will also be a panel discussion on each research topic, guided by researchers from the Asser Institute. In addition, participating doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers have the opportunity to make an individual presentation of 15 to 20 minutes on their research. More information and registration here.

4. Call for abstracts: Human rights and democracy. The Ph.D. School of “Human Rights: Evolution, Protection and Limits” of the University of Palermo organizes a workshop on the theme “Human Rights and Democracy” to be held in Palermo (Italy) from 12 to December 14, 2022. The workshop aims to provide an opportunity for young researchers to meet and interact and to allow members of civil society to share their experience in these fields. Interested persons are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 500 words (including title and five keywords) in order to participate as speakers. For more information on the CfA, including the thematic panels, click here. Abstracts should be sent by July 31, 2022 to {at} unipa(.)it. The organizing committee can be contacted at the same address. For more information see here.

5. Hertie School, Berlin Associate vacancy. The Hertie school in Berlin is looking to fill the following position: Associate (f/m/div) for the Jessup German Rounds 2023 on a part-time basis (20 hours per week). The contract will start on September 1, 2022 and is limited to February 28, 2023. The successful candidate will support the organization of a large student competition in February/March 2023, the German national tests of the Jessup Moot Court. The position includes liaising with sponsors, volunteers and other Hertie School departments, organizing events and communicating with judges, coaches and participants. The application deadline is July 31, 2022. For more information, click here.

6. The Levan Alexidze International Law Competition: Moot Court 2022. The Academician Levan Alexidze Foundation, in close cooperation with the ICMPD, together with the Georgian American University and the Center for International Criminal Law of Tbilisi State University, has launched the “Edition IV 2022” of the Levan Alexidze International Law Moot Court Competition (LA-IL-MCC). It will focus for possible deliberation before the International Court of Justice on the following issues: people fleeing war-affected areas and their protection needs; The territorial integrity of a State and an armed conflict; and, Risks of exploitation and human trafficking during forced displacement. The 2022 edition will welcome participants from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania , Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine. There are no registration or participation fees. Registration deadline: September 30, 2022. For more details, see here or here.

7. Call for Papers: Trade and Security in EU Unilateral Trade and Investment Policy, University of Utrecht. The RENFORCE research program of the Faculty of Law of Utrecht University organizes a workshop on the nexus between trade and security, with a focus on the EU’s unilateral trade policy toolkit and investment. They invite contributions on the various legal aspects of the link between trade and security in the EU’s unilateral trade and investment policy. Their aim is to foster discussions between EU lawyers, international lawyers and social scientists working on these topics. Abstracts of up to 500 words can be submitted by email to teverellen {at} uu(.)nl until August 11, 2022 and must be accompanied by a brief CV. Candidates will be informed of the result at the end of August. Drafts must be submitted by November 15, 2022.

8. Call for Submissions: Trade, Law and Development. The Editorial Board of Trade, Law and Development invites original unpublished manuscripts for publication in the journal’s Winter ’22 issue (vol. 14, no. 2) as ‘articles’, ‘ notes’, ‘comments’ and ‘Book Reviews’. Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and sustain constructive and democratic debate on emerging issues in global trade, international economic law, cross-border investment and development, among other interrelated aspects of international law, and to serve as a forum for discussion and dissemination of ideas. Manuscripts received by August 15, 2022, relating to any area of ​​international economic law, will be considered for publication in the Winter ’22 issue. Manuscripts can be submitted by email. For more information on the Journal, click here. For submission guidelines, see here. If you have any questions, contact the publishers[at]commercial law development[dot]com. Deadline for submission: August 15, 2022.


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