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Vacancy: Research Professor, Sustainable Development & Environmental Justice - University of Antwerp Faculty of Law / Institute for Development Policy (Deadline: 13 January 2019)

The University of Antwerp Faculty of Law and the Institute for Development policy (IOB) are seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for  a research professor in the area of sustainable development and environmental justice (temporary appointment in tenure track). The application deadline is 13 January 2019. The assignment consists of lecturing duties, scientific research and academic service to society. During a period limited to five years, scientific …
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New book: Mobilising International Law for ‘Global Justice’ | Launch at ISS, The Hague, 30 November 2018

New book:  Mobilising International Law for ‘Global Justice’ (edited by Jeff Handmaker and Karin Arts), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019 (online, e-book publication October 2018). Book launch: 30 November 2018, 16.15 – 17.45, International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague On 30 November 2018, there will be a book launch of Mobilising International Law for 'Global Justice'. The book is edited by Jeff …
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Call for expressions of interest: book project on Africa and the law of the sea

The South African Research Chair in the Law of the Sea & Development in Africa (hosted at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa) is calling for expressions of interest in participating as (co-)authors of chapters in a five-volume publication on Africa and the law of the sea. Please contact the managing editor, Prof Patrick Vrancken, at patrick.vrancken mandela (dot) ac (dot) za
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Apply for Fernandes Fellowships at Warwick University, UK

The Fernandes Fellowships aim to develop lasting research collaborations between Warwick University and Europe. The Fellowships will allow those in research, tenure-track or early academic positions at European institutions to undertake one or more visits to Warwick (up to a total of three months) to undertake a specific program of research and scholarship with their host and other collaborators, and …
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Call for papers: Law and Development from the Islamic perspective

The Law and Development Institute (  and the University of Dubai College of Law invite submission of abstracts for their conference “Law and Development: From the Islamic Perspective”, to be held in Dubai in December 2019. The deadline is 1 February 2019. Topics include:  The Role of Law for Economic Development in the Islamic World (including Sharia and Development) …
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LDRN member publications: November 2018

The following chapters, articles and/or other short contributions were recently published by LDRN members:  ___________________________________________ 1) Karin Arts, ‘Children’s Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals’, in: Kilkelly U., Liefaard T. (eds) International Human Rights of Children. International Human Rights. Springer, Singapore, 2018 (pp. 1–25), online first 11 April 2018.    2) Bolutife Adefehinti and Karin Arts, ‘Challenging the odds of …
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