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Is fragmentation a threat to international law? In their book, Professor Mads Andenæs and Dr Eirik Bjørge (eds.) contend that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence. Discussants at the book launch will be Professor Inger Johanne Sand and PhD Candidate Sondre Torp Helmersen.
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) was hosted by PluriCourts on 10-12 September 2015. A selection of the best papers presented at the conference will be published in an anthology edited by PluriCourts Directors Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal.
Senior Lecturer Lorand Bartels (Cambridge University) presents his recent research on the law applicable by WTO panels and the Appellate Body in dispute settlement proceedings.
Bringing together leading experts on issues of tobacco control and international investment and trade law, this public seminar will discuss the tobacco industry’s strategy of using litigation against tobacco control regulations that states are implementing in the public interest.
In this International Law lunch the guest speaker Professor Dr. Mattias Kumm will talk about the Investor - State dispute settlement in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the EU - Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
PluriCourts invites scholars to apply for visiting research fellowship at PluriCourts throughout the year (with an exemption for the holiday period (1 July – 15 August) .
The duration of the contracts is 3 – 12 months. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in political science, philosophy or law.
The 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL)will take place in Oslo, Norway. The Conference will focus on the judicialization of international Law.
This year's annual conference will focus on the performance of international courts, and will feature many prominent speakers.
In 2015, PluriCourts Postdoctoral Fellow Michelle Q. Zang's case note on the WTO panel report China- Electronic Payment Services, will appear in the Oxford Reports on International Trade Decisions.
Michelle Q. Zang, Postdoctoral Fellow, PluriCourts, has written a book review on Joan Apecu Lakers “African Participation at the World Trade Organization: Legal and Institutional Aspects, 1995-2010." The review will appear in the Nordic Journal of International Law in 2015.
Michelle Q. Zang, Postdoctoral Fellow, PluriCourts, has published the article, "The Uncompleted Mission of China — Electronic Payment Services: Policy Equilibrium between Market Access and National Treatment under the GATS". The article will appear in Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, April 2015. Read the full article.http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2560688
The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts are hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on international law and with a special interest in interdisciplinary studies of international law and its social and political context.
We particularly welcome students and scholars who are writing up a PhD thesis that involves an interdisciplinary study of one or more international courts.
In collaboration with Geneva Centre for International Dispute Settlement, PluriCourts has invited experts in international trade law to discuss issues with regards to the legitimacy of international trade tribunals.
PluriCourts, together with University of Copenhagen Centre of Excellence for International Courts – iCourts, is organizing a combined workshop and PhD course on the Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals.