International Law Events at the University of Glasgow

Prof Nils Melzer: inaugural event

The Fight against Torture: Perspective of a Practitioner
Thursday 28 September
5pm, Gilbert Scott Suite 250 (Main Building)

Please register via Eventbrite.

‘International Law as a Profession’ seminar series

Professor Nils Melzer
(UN Special Rapporteur on Tortume, Geneva Academy Human Rights Chair)
Tuesday 10 October
Time and venue tbc

Human Security in a Destabilising World – high-level panel event

Wednesday 11 October
5pm, Melville Room, Main Building

Panellists:

  • Helen Durham, Director of International Law and Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Ben Emmerson, former United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in counter-terrorism
  • Nils Melzer, Professor in International Law, Human Rights Chair Geneva Academy, and United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture

‘International Law as a Profession’ seminar series

Dr Kate Parlett
(20 Essex Street Specialist in PIL and International Arbitration)
Thursday 2 November
Time and venue tbc

ReVisions seminar series

David Quinton, Tax Barrister and Consultant
Thursday 16 November
4pm, Room 207, No 10 The Square

ReVisions seminar series

Nahed Samour
Thursday 30 November
4pm, Room 207, No 10 The Square

Please contact Joanna Wilson:(joanna.wilson@glasgow.ac.uk) for more details and to register.

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Call for Applications: Challenges to International Criminal Justice Summer Academy Northumbria, Newcastle 12-16 June 2017

Northumbria Law School is pleased to announce its 1st Summer Academy on Contemporary Challenges to International Criminal Justice (Law & Criminology) will take place in Northumbria University, Newcastle from 12-16 June 2017.

Please note that participants may register to attend individual sessions or the whole event. The deadline for ‘early bird’ registration is Monday 17 April 2017.

This novel summer academy provides a unique opportunity for participants to acquire in-depth knowledge on the most pressing issues facing the international criminal justice system from the leading scholars and practitioners in the field. Speakers will share their expertise and experience on a varied range of topics to encourage and inspire postgraduate research in law and criminology.

Distinguished Speakers include: Professor William Schabas (Middlesex University/Leiden University)  Judge Howard Morrison (International Criminal Court)  Judge Professor Wolfgang Schomburg (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 20012008, Durham University)  Judge David Baragwanath (Special Tribunal for Lebanon) – Judge Professor Philip Weiner (Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia)  Mr Karim A.A. Khan, QC (Temple Garden Chambers, International Defence and Victims Counsel & former Prosecutor)  Dr. Rod Rastan (Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court)  Professor Tim Wilson (Northumbria University) – Professor Roger Clark (Rutgers University)  Dr. Mohamed El Zeidy (Legal Officer, Pre-Trial Chamber II, International Criminal Court)  Dr. Tanya Wyatt (Northumbria University) Dr. Noelle Higgins (Maynooth University)  Professor Michael Rowe (Northumbria University)  Mr. Patrick Schneider (EU Office of the Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina)  Dr. Michael Kearney (Sussex University)  Mr. Krmanj Othman (KRG High Committee for the Recognition of Genocide against Yezidi Kurds and other minorities) Dr. Patricia Hobbs (Brunel University) – Dr. Hakeem Yusuf (University Birmingham) -Dr. Elena Katseli (Newcastle University) – Dr. Jamie Harding (Northumbria University) – Dr. Ibrahim Shaw (Northumbria University)  Professor Nigel South (University of Essex)  Dr. Damien Short (University of London).

This is a wonderful opportunity for international lawyers, legal interns, academics, and present and future postgraduate students to meet eminent scholars and practitioners in the field of international criminal justice as well as like-minded colleagues from all over the world.

For further information and to register please visit our website www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/events/2017/06/northumbria-university-summer-academy-in-contemporary-challenges-to-international-criminal-justice/ or email amina.adanan@northumbria.ac.ukPlease note that places are limited.

 

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

The Fulbright Postgraduate Student Award at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University will be offered to a British postgraduate student to pursue a one-year Master of Laws in International Law (LLM). 

In addition to applying for the Fulbright Award, students should apply for admission to Tufts University and enrol on the LLM directly and independently of their Fulbright application.

Please read the above tabs for more information about the benefits of the Postgraduate Student Awards, eligibility and selection criteria, the application process and the awards timeline. You can also read profiles of current and past scholars, as well as a list of FAQs, to help you learn more about the Fulbright Programme.

http://fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-usa/postgraduates/tufts-master-of-international-law-award