Asia and International Law – Beijing

The Asian Society of International Law invites submissions for its Third Biennial Conference, Asia and International Law: A New Era, which will take place Aug. 27-28, 2011, in Beijing, China. The submission deadline is Dec. 1, 2010.

The organizers welcome papers dealing with the following topics for consideration:
1. Law of the Sea
2. Climate Change and Development
3. Disaster Management and International Law
4. Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Asia (including regional human rights mechanisms, Asian developments, etc.)
5. Developments in International Criminal Law: Peace and Justice, the International Criminal Court, Issues of Universal Jurisdiction
6. Migration and Dislocation: Refugees, Migrant Workers, Internally Displaced Persons
7. Armed Conflict, International Law, and Human Rights
8. Asia, Regional Arrangements and Free Trade Agreements (including comparative studies of regionalism, regionalism and security arrangements)
9. Transnational Litigation and Arbitration in Asia
10. Intellectual Property and International Law
11. The Effect of Treaties and Foreign Law in Domestic Courts in Asia
12. The Contribution of Asian Judges and Jurists to International Law
13. Asia and Third World Approaches to International Law
14. International Law Education and Research in Asia