The following vacancies, fellowships, consultancies, internships, and other opportunities are available:
Call for Abstracts: COVID-19 and women’s intersectionalities in Africa
Contributions should focus but not limited to:
- Theoretical and conceptual issues on women’s intersectionality and COVID 19 in different African countries;
- Whether global, regional and national legal and institutional frameworks provide the required safeguards to protect different categories of women against the impacts of COVID-19;
- COVID-19 responses and their impact on disadvantaged women such as older women, women and girls with disabilities, women and girls in poverty, women in informal trade, migrant women and girls, refugee and internally displaced women and girls, women in conflict zones, indigenous women and girls, lesbians, bisexual and transgender women, women deprived of liberty, sex workers, women caregivers and women in the frontline;
- Challenges faced by African countries to ensure that their COVID-19 responses take into account African women’s intersectionalities;
- Whether African countries’ COVID-19 responses are in line with the Maputo Protocol; and
- Relevant national, regional and global lessons and good practices, including examples on COVID-19 and intersectionality in Africa.
Interested authors should submit an abstract of 500 words by 26 April 2021. Decisions on abstracts will be communicated by 30 April 2021. Draft chapters (6000-10000 words) of accepted abstracts are expected by 30 June 2021. The abstracts should also include a short author(s) bio, affiliation and contact details (excluded from the word count). Please email abstracts and/ or questions to the editors, Dr Ashwanee Budoo (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Ade Johnson (email@example.com)
Abstract Deadline: 26 April 2021
Call for Applications: Doctoral and Post Doctoral Students, University of Helsinki
The following positions are now accepting applications. Please follow the links and the instructions in the calls.
- Doctoral student, Law and the Uses of the Past
- Post-doctoral researcher, Law and the Uses of the Past
- Doctoral student, Discovering the Limits of Reason
- Post-doctoral researcher, Discovering the Limits of Reason
- Doctoral student, Migration and the Narratives of Europe as an "Area of Freedom, Security and Justice"
- Post-doctoral researcher, Migration and the Narratives of Europe as an "Area of Freedom, Security and Justice"
Arcadia Fellowship in International Copyright
PIJIP’s project on the Right to Research in International Copyright invites applications for the Fellowship in International Copyright. The Fellowship is intended for students pursuing a career in academics, research, or public interest legal practice with an interest in international copyright law. Fellows receive up to a full-tuition scholarship for an LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology and a paid research position with the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property over the 1.5 years of the specialized program. This fellowship is made possible through a grant to PIJIP by Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
Application Deadline: 1 May 2021
Call for Papers: Strathmore Law Review - Announcing the Second Yash and Jill Cottrell Ghai Writing Prize
The Strathmore Law Review welcomes submissions for its Seventh Volume to be published in the 2021-2022 academic year under the theme ‘Law Towards a Better African Society’
SLR invites submissions focusing on the African context either as a continent or any part of the African society—that is, at the national or sub-national level. The invited submissions may focus on a broad range of issues in any field of law or law-related interdisciplinary academic scholarship. Examples of the submissions include but are not limited to, law and social change, legal history, commercial law, housing law, labour law, intellectual property law, constitutional law, gender and the law, law and decolonisation, law and globalisation, law and policy or governance, employment law, public international law, law and religion, and human rights law.
Deadline for submissions: 27 August 2021