The Environmental Law Center of the University of Cologne and its co-organizers shall host a workshop, entitled, Globalization of Environmental Law and the Role of Emerging Economies, 6 April 2019, at the University of Cologne (Germany). Numerous topics could be approached with a law of the sea angle. Submissions are welcome until 15 March 2019.
For more information, see the call for papers.
The 12th Polar Law Symposium, entitled, The Fundamental Principles of Polar Law, will be held at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (University of Tasmania, Australia), 1-4 December 2019. Abstracts may be submitted until the 3 April 2019.
For more information, including submissions for the PCRC-ArCS Special Session, see here.
The European Society of International Law (ESIL) is hosting its 15th Conference in Athens, Greece on 12-14 September 2019. The theme of the event is “Sovereignty: a concept in flux?” and Agora I, is entitled “Beyond Sovereignty: ABNJ and the LoS”. Possible topics for discussion include the discovery of commercially valuable genetic and biochemical resources, or the use of the Area Based Management Tools, including Marine Protected Areas. The call for papers may be found here. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 January 2019. More information is available here.
The International Organizations Interest Group (IOIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) shall host its biennial Work-In-Progress Workshop, 15 March 2019, at Seton Hall School of Law (Newark, USA). Abstracts must relate to the study of international organizations, with one signature topic of particular note for law of the sea submissions being Beyond National Jurisdiction: Human Activities in the Oceans, Polar Regions, Cyberspace and Outer Space. Abstract submissions are welcome until 1 December 2018.
For further information see here.
The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law shall host an ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum, entitled, International Law and Emerging Powers: New Policy Challenges in the Asia-Pacific, from 17-18 May 2019 at Howard Civil Service International House (Taipei, Taiwan). Numerous areas of international law suggested by the organizing committee would accommodate law of the sea papers. Paper proposals are welcome until 10 December 2018.
For more information and submission see here and here.
The Ocean Yearbook‘s annual competition for students writing research papers on “marine affairs” is open to submissions until 13 May 2019. The Student Prize 2019 will include publication in a subsequent issue of the Ocean Yearbook. A definition of maritime affairs is included within the call.
For more information on eligibility and submissions, see here.
The Department of Fisheries of the Government of Thailand will host the 6th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop, entitled, CLOSING THE NET: Global cooperation between flag, coastal, port and market states for effective enforcement of international and domestic law, 18-22 February 2019 (Bangkok, Thailand). Nominations are accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.
For further information see the prospectus and call for abstracts.