International Relations Summer Workshop for Emerging Scholars—The Hague, The Netherlands

The ACUNS-ASIL (Academic Council on the United Nations System—American Society of International Law) Summer Workshop (SWIOS ’14) will take place at The Hague Institute for Global Justice July 11-19, 2014.

The ACUNS-ASIL Summer Workshop is an annual program intended to bring together emerging scholars and practitioners who are at a relatively early stage in their careers. The purposes of the workshop are, first, to encourage new directions and new ideas in the analysis of international organizations; second, to establish and strengthen contacts between international relations scholars and the United Nations practitioners; and third, to stimulate advanced research and teaching in the specific workshop subject matter. Participants will prepare and present individual research papers, actively discuss others’ research presentations, and engage in meetings, guest lectures, and site visits in The Hague. Participants in the workshop will gain scholarly and practice-based knowledge and applied skills in the analysis of a number of issue areas related to the workshop theme.

Program Theme and Policy Relevance
For 2014, the ACUNS-ASIL Summer Workshop on International Organization Studies (SWIOS ’14) engages with the subject of “Local Justice, Global Standards and Critical Contemporary Challenges”.

The application deadline is Feb. 7, 2014.