The Faculty of Law and the KG Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, will together organize and host the 11th annual Polar Law Symposium in Tromsø, Norway, October 2 – 4, 2018. The organizers are particularly interested in receiving submissions related to the following topics: Indigenous peoples in the Arctic region, especially implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; climate change; climate change and the law of the sea; ecosystem management approaches; areas beyond national jurisdiction and polar regions; the future of the law of the sea; fisheries issues; protected areas; navigation issues in polar regions; gender issues in indigenous discourse; seaborne tourism; polar institutions and linkages with global institutions. Abstracts should be submitted by May 1, 2018. More information is available here.
Category Archives: Call for Papers
Call for abstracts: 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans
ICES, the FAO, IOC/UNESCO, and PICES shall host their 4th International Symposium, entitled, The Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans, 4–8 June 2018, Washington D.C. (USA). A series of pre-conference workshops will also take place, 2-3 June 2018. Abstracts may be submitted for one of the 18 theme sessions until 15 December 2017.
For more information, see here.
The Human Sea program will be holding its final international conference on 15 and 16 October 2018 at the Nantes Events Center, France. The conference is entitled “Transforming the ocean law by requirement of the marine environment conservation” and its goal is to attempt a synthesis of the legal issues, technological, economic and managerial of the implemented and future evolutions. It will focus on four issues: 1) seabed (continental shelves and international zone), 2) water column (biodiversity and high seas), offshore activities (synthesis on fishing), 3) trade, Marine Renewable Energy, and 4) protection of the marine environment in a highly legal approach (principles of environmental law, regional conventions, EU law). A Junior Conference will be organized on Monday afternoon 15 October 2018, in parallel with the plenary session of the international conference. Deadline for receipt of applications is 25 January 2018. The call for papers may be found here; the junior call may be found here. More information is available here.
The Editors of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ) and the Conference Convenors shall host the 7th Cambridge International Law Conference, Non-State Actors and International Law, 3-4 April 2018, at the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK). Abstracts may be submitted until 8 December 2017.
For further information and submissions, see here.
CSEIA, the Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), ESIL Interest Group on International Environmental Law and the ASIL Interest Group on Intellectual Property Law, shall organize a conference, entitled, Health, Environment and Risk Regulation. Focus on: Good Governance, Consumer Policy and Intellectual Property Rights, 4 December 2017, held at the University of Parma (Italy). Applications may be submitted until 10 November 2017.
For more information, see the call for papers here.
The Manchester International Law Centre shall host the 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law, entitled, International law and universality, 13-15 September 2018, in Manchester (UK). The submission of abstracts is welcome until 31 January 2018.
For more information and the eight themes, see here.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA) and UN Environment have announced the Sixth International Marine Debris Conference, to be held 12-16 March 2018, in San Diego (California, USA). Authors may submit an abstract or poster idea until 11 October 2017.
For more information, see here.