Category Archives: Call for Papers

Call for papers: The EU as a Global Actor in Maritime Security

Leiden Law School is hosting a conference on The EU as a Global Actor in Maritime Security: Competences – Obligations – Accountability. This event is co-organised by four Interest Groups of the European Society of International Law and takes place on 25 and 26 October 2018 in Leiden, the Netherlands. The aim is to explore what competences the EU has to act in the maritime domain, what obligations it is bound by when doing so, and how judicial oversight can be ensured. Abstracts should not be longer than 500 words and submitted no later than 30 June 2018. Registration to attend the event is open until 15 September 2018. The call for papers may be found here. More information about the event is available here.

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Call for papers: Recent Developments on the Law of the Sea

The Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Center for Rule of Ocean Law Studies and Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development) is hosting an international symposium entitled “Recent Development on the Law of the Sea”. The event will be held 1-2 November 2018 in Shanghai, China. The respective call for papers mentions three themes: BBNJ and Area Based Management Tools, Deep Seabed Mining: Theoretical and Practical Issues and The Polar Regions: Law and Governance. Draft Papers are due 15 August 2018. More information about the themes and the deadlines is available here.

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Call for papers: International law of the sea and universality

The Law of the Sea Interest Group of the European Society of International Law (LAWSEA IG), shall host a panel, entitled, International Law of the Sea and Universality13 September 2018, at the University of Manchester (Manchester, UK). Abstracts may be submitted until 15 May 2018.

This is part of the pre-conference events scheduled for the 2018 European Society of International Law Conference. For more information, see the LAWSEA IG call for papers.

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Call for papers: Congress of Maritime, Port and Customs Law

The Maritime Law Academy in Santos, Brazil, has published a call for papers for its 2nd Congress of Maritime, Port and Customs Law. The event is set to take place on 26-28 of July 2018. Papers may focus on topics such as shipping contracts, sovereignty and jurisdiction at sea, oil and gas, environmental law as well as port and customs law. Papers may be sent in Portuguese, Spanish or English. They should be sent until 26 of April 2018. More information is available here (in Portuguese).

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Call for abstracts: Beyond the coast 2018

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) shall host a conference on the future of the UK offshore marine environment, entitled, Beyond the Coast 2018, to be held, 26-27 June 2018, at the University of Hull (Hull, UK). Abstracts for 2 minute presentations and posters are welcome until 16 April 2018.

For more information see the draft programme. For registration and submission see here.

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Call for papers: Frontiers in Ocean Environmental Governance: Private Actors, Public Goods

The Center for Enterprise Liability (CEVIA), the Center for International Law, Conflict and Crisis (CILCC), the Frank Guarini Center, the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and the European Network Ocean Governance for Sustainability (OceanGov) are welcoming proposals for paper presentations at the II TRAMEREN’s International Conference entitled Frontiers in Ocean Environmental Governance: Private Actors, Public Goods. The event will feature five thematic sessions: Emerging Issues in International Oceans Governance and Private Actors, Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Resource Use, Maritime Transport, The Arctic and Seabed Management. This will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 17-18 September 2018 and proposals answering this call should be submitted by 15 May 2018. More information is available here.

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Call for papers: Africa and the International Law of the Sea

The African Society of International Law is organizing its seventh annual conference in Antananarivo, Madagascar, on 26-27 October 2018. The topic of this year’s event is “Africa and the International Law of the Sea”. The call for papers features topics such as maritime delimitation in Africa, unresolved disputes over African islands, the economic exploitation of African maritime spaces, piracy in Africa or the effects of sea level rise on the baselines of African coastal states. Abstracts answering this call must be sent until 1 June 2018. More information may be found here.

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