Category Archives: Conferences

Conference: Catastrophe

The Warwick Law School and Social Theory Centre shall host a Critical Legal Conference, entitled, Catastrophe, 1-3 September 2017, at the University of Warwick (Coventry, UK). Whilst of broad scope, reflection may be of interest to law of the sea scholars, e.g. Environmental Law, panel 3.

For more information see here, and the programme.

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Symposium: Global Environmental Law

The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance shall host a symposium, entitled, Global Environmental Law4-5 September 2017, at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK).

For more information and registration (before 18 August 2017), see here.

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Conference: FishCRIME 2017

FishCRIME 2017 is the third in the series of international fisheries crime symposiums initiated in 2015. FishCRIME 2017 draws together high-level participants and international experts to highlight and advance commitment to tackling the transnational and inter-continental nature of fisheries crime. This year’s edition will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 25-26 September 2017. More information available here.

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Conference: Oceans + Climate Change Governance

The World Maritime University is hosting a conference on Oceans and Climate Change Governance. Topics to be discussed include the IPCC’s ongoing preparation of a special report on oceans, climate change, and the cryosphere, the ongoing work of the International Law Association’s committee on sea level rise the global discussion of implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 and the work of the UN Ad Hoc Committee on Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction. The event is set to happen in Malmö, Sweden, on 14-15 August 2017. More information available here.

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Colloquium: Maritime Liabilities in a Regional and Global Context

The Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University is organizing its thirteenth International Colloquium, entitled Maritime Liabilities in a Regional and Global Context: the EU and beyond. It homes in on emerging issues and unresolved questions about all types of maritime liabilities of contemporary importance. Discussion will cover national, international, and EU dimensions, including topics such a liabilities for ship recycling, cyber risks and liabilities for marine sector or jurisdiction and choice of law after Brexit. The event is set to happen on September 4-5 2017. Registration details and more information available here.

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Lecture: The UN Convention for the Law of the Sea and the scramble for the Arctic

As part of the 2017-18 International Order & Justice Lecture Series at Ghent University, Professor Erik Francxk will give a lecture, entitled, The UN Convention for the Law of the Sea and the scramble for the Arctic, 31 October 2017 (Ghent, Belgium). Prior online registration is required. Afterwards, Professor Franckx will take part in a closed seminar with doctoral students. Separate online registration is required.

For more information, see here.

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Conference: IUU Fishing – Regulatory and Insurance Aspects

The Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University is organizing a Symposium entitled Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing- Regulatory and Insurance Aspects Symposium. The event is set to take place on Monday June 26th 2017 in London, the UK. The goal is to raise awareness on the issue of IUU fishing among stakeholders within the London insurance market. Registration and other details can be found here.

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