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 Universality, 13 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The Ocean Yearbook annual competition for students writing research papers on “marine affairs” is open to submissions until 13 May 2018. The Student Prize 2018 will include publication in a subsequent issue of the Ocean Yearbook. A definition of maritime affairs is included in the call.
For more information on eligibility and submissions, see here.
The International Association for the Law of the Sea (AssIDMer) welcomes applications for its Prix Daniel Vignes (2ème Edition), “a prize for the best article published in a journal or a collective work, to disseminate knowledge of the international law of the sea”, until 15 April 2018.
The prize will be officially awarded during the VII Ordinary Meeting of the Association. For further information, see the announcement, regulations, and prize homepage.