The University of Antwerp is delighted to announce that Dr Margot E. Salomon has been awarded a Belgian European Francqui Chair for the year 2018-2019.
As laureate of the Belgian European Francqui Chair the University of Antwerp, Faculty of Law, will host a lecture series by Dr Salomon on
“Neon Gods of the Human Rights Legal Project”
The series will kick off with an inaugural lecture on 21 February 2019 at 17h30:
‘On the Structure of Suffering: Political Economy, Human Rights and Silent Spaces’.
See here for more information on the lecture series and to register
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 Handmaker and Karin Arts of the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam (founding members of LDRN), and also contains contributions by Martti Koskenniemi Sarah Nouwen, Warner ten Kate, Claudia Saba, Maja Groff, Abiola Makinwa, Mark Kersten, Aisling O’Sullivan, Jasper Krommendijk and Barbara Oomen.
Published by Cambridge University Press, this book provides new insights into the dynamics between politics and international law and the roles played by state and civic actors in pursuing human rights, development, security and justice through mobilizing international law at local and international levels. Here you can download the Table of Contents and an Excerpt.
Professor Martti Koskenniemi, who has authored a key contribution in the book, will give a brief talk at the launch. Several of the other contributing authors will also participate.
The launch will be followed by a reception and drinks at the ISS.
See here for further details and to register for the launch for catering purposes
The Law and Development Institute (www.lawanddevelopment.net) is presenting an online course leading to a diploma or certificate in Law and Development.
It is designed for government officials, professionals, lawyers, consultants, and students interested in learning about the role of law, legal frameworks and institutions in economic development.
The course is offered in collaboration with the Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development (GFLJD), facilitated by the World Bank, and the Master’s in Development Program, Emory University.
See the course information for further details.
The Law and Development Institute (www.lawanddevelopment.net) 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.
The Role of Law for Economic Development in the Islamic World (including Sharia and Development)
Islamic Institutions and Development
Cases of Successful Development in the Islamic World
“Law” as a Bridge Between the Islamic and non-Islamic Worlds for Development
Arbitration and Development
Economic Crimes (including Financial Crimes) in the Context of Economic Development
See the call for papers for more detailed information.