The following conferences, seminars, lectures, call for nominations, competitions and call for papers are advertised:

Call for Abstracts: Cross-cultural Human Rights Review

The review aims to make the debate on human rights that is currently being conducted in the Global South, accessible to a Northern audience, in order to facilitate a proper universal exchange of views. By publishing articles which are not accessible from the North, and translating them into English when necessary, the Review will provide the readers with a unique vantage point and aims to build necessary lines of communication between the Global South and Global North.Its focus is not only on law but on how human rights are implemented through social institutions – i.e. through cultural norms and moral rules, in particular relating to religion, family, governance, education, and the economy, which are at the core of society.

For more information, click here
Item added: 04/02/2019
Submission deadline: 13 February 2019


Call for Papers: International law and justice for victims of the gross human rights violation of sexual and gender-based violence

The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), a centre of the University of Johannesburg, is hosting a conference to address the central question whether the current international legal framework provides adequate recourse for victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The focus of the conference will be on the achievement of justice for victims based on three main themes,namely accountability (individual criminalprosecution and state responsibility); reparation for victims; and the positive role that international law can play in addressing the culture of denial and social stigma attached to these violations and in restoring the dignity of its victims.

For more information, click here
Item added: 31/01/2019
Submission deadline: 31 March 2019


8th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference 2019

Registration for the 2019 Cambridge International Law Conference taking place at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge on the 20th and 21st of March 2019 is now open!

For more information, click here
Item added: 22/01/2019
Registration deadline: Not supplied


Call for Papers - Fourth Annual Conference of the Law and Development Research Network (Humboldt University of Berlin from 25 to 27 September 2019)

The conference aims to investigate the plural nature of law and development as a field of study, meaning and practice. As in prior conferences, it shall bring together a variety of researchers from the Global South and North who share an interest in law and development.

The organisers invite proposals on any theme within the two tracks. Proposals can be for fully formed panels or individual papers. The organizers also invite expressions of interest for two additional formats, namely ‘Practitioner Conversations’ and ‘Book Launch Conversations’.

For more information, click here
Item added: 22/01/2019
Submission deadline: 15 February 2019


Call for Submissions - Misuse of criminal law regarding sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV

The International Commission of Jurists, in collaboration with UNAIDS, OHCHR, WHO, and UNDP, is calling for written submissions from experts, lawmakers, NGOs and other stakeholders on the misuse of criminal law in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV.  These submissions will feed into the development of a set of principles to address the detrimental impact on health, equality and human rights of criminalization with a focus on select conduct in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV.

All submissions are due 16 February 2019. There is a limit of 5 pages per submission.
Please send submissions or inquiries to: decrimconsultation@icj.org

For more information, click here
Item added: 17/01/2019
Submission deadline: 16 February 2019


Call for Papers - Gambia Law Review

As hosted by the Faculty of Law at the University of The Gambia, the Gambia Law Review (GLR) aims to advance recent efforts towards democratic processes and good governance in The Gambia and in West African countries through dynamic, online legal publications in aid of the Gambian and international legal community. As such, the Gambia Law Review is calling for wide-ranging, creative academic articles, student commentaries and activist contributions that cultivate and critique the concept of ‘Establishing democracy in West Africa: winning or losing?’ from varying domestic and international, legal, political and developmental perspectives.

For more information, click here
Item added: 10/23/2018
Submission deadline: 22 March 2019 

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The following conferences, seminars, lectures, call for nominations, competitions and call for papers are advertised:

Call for Abstracts: Cross-cultural Human Rights Review

The review aims to make the debate on human rights that is currently being conducted in the Global South, accessible to a Northern audience, in order to facilitate a proper universal exchange of views. By publishing articles which are not accessible from the North, and translating them into English when necessary, the Review will provide the readers with a unique vantage point and aims to build necessary lines of communication between the Global South and Global North.Its focus is not only on law but on how human rights are implemented through social institutions – i.e. through cultural norms and moral rules, in particular relating to religion, family, governance, education, and the economy, which are at the core of society.

For more information, click here
Item added: 04/02/2019
Submission deadline: 13 February 2019


Call for Papers: International law and justice for victims of the gross human rights violation of sexual and gender-based violence

The South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC), a centre of the University of Johannesburg, is hosting a conference to address the central question whether the current international legal framework provides adequate recourse for victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The focus of the conference will be on the achievement of justice for victims based on three main themes,namely accountability (individual criminalprosecution and state responsibility); reparation for victims; and the positive role that international law can play in addressing the culture of denial and social stigma attached to these violations and in restoring the dignity of its victims.

For more information, click here
Item added: 31/01/2019
Submission deadline: 31 March 2019


8th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference 2019

Registration for the 2019 Cambridge International Law Conference taking place at the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge on the 20th and 21st of March 2019 is now open!

For more information, click here
Item added: 22/01/2019
Registration deadline: Not supplied


Call for Papers - Fourth Annual Conference of the Law and Development Research Network (Humboldt University of Berlin from 25 to 27 September 2019)

The conference aims to investigate the plural nature of law and development as a field of study, meaning and practice. As in prior conferences, it shall bring together a variety of researchers from the Global South and North who share an interest in law and development.

The organisers invite proposals on any theme within the two tracks. Proposals can be for fully formed panels or individual papers. The organizers also invite expressions of interest for two additional formats, namely ‘Practitioner Conversations’ and ‘Book Launch Conversations’.

For more information, click here
Item added: 22/01/2019
Submission deadline: 15 February 2019


Call for Submissions - Misuse of criminal law regarding sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV

The International Commission of Jurists, in collaboration with UNAIDS, OHCHR, WHO, and UNDP, is calling for written submissions from experts, lawmakers, NGOs and other stakeholders on the misuse of criminal law in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV.  These submissions will feed into the development of a set of principles to address the detrimental impact on health, equality and human rights of criminalization with a focus on select conduct in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV.

All submissions are due 16 February 2019. There is a limit of 5 pages per submission.
Please send submissions or inquiries to: decrimconsultation@icj.org

For more information, click here
Item added: 17/01/2019
Submission deadline: 16 February 2019


Call for Papers - Gambia Law Review

As hosted by the Faculty of Law at the University of The Gambia, the Gambia Law Review (GLR) aims to advance recent efforts towards democratic processes and good governance in The Gambia and in West African countries through dynamic, online legal publications in aid of the Gambian and international legal community. As such, the Gambia Law Review is calling for wide-ranging, creative academic articles, student commentaries and activist contributions that cultivate and critique the concept of ‘Establishing democracy in West Africa: winning or losing?’ from varying domestic and international, legal, political and developmental perspectives.

For more information, click here
Item added: 10/23/2018
Submission deadline: 22 March 2019