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This is an online platform showcasing history of international law-related events outside Tilburg University. For Tilburg-related news and events, see i-HILT@ Tilburg.


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Call for Papers: The League of Nations Decentered (Melbourne)

At 18 and 19 July 2019, Melbourne Law School will organize a conference titled ‘The League of Nations Decentred: Law, Crises and Legacies’. This conference will bring together scholars working in law, history, international relations, and political theory to think critically about the League of Nations, law, institutions, practices, ideologies and technologies in relation to or with a view from the South. Abstracts should be submitted before 30 November. More information can be found here.

Call for Papers: ESIL Conference on Sovereignty (Athens)

Between 12 and 14 September 2019, ESIL will organize its annual conference. The 2019 theme is the concept ‘sovereignty’, which will be treated in all its facets as part of 10 panels. Researchers are invited to send in proposals before 31 January 2019. More information on the conference theme and the various panels can be found here.

Call for Papers: 22ste Belgisch-Nederlands Rechtshistorisch Colloquium (Liège)

On 14 and 15 June 2019, the Université Liège will host the 22nd version of the Belgian-Dutch Colloquium on Legal History. (Young) researchers are encouraged to present their research and sent in an abstract of 200-500 words to <> before 14 April 2019.

Call for Papers: Conflict Management in the Atlantic, the North Sea and the Baltic, 1200-1600 (Amsterdam, Leiden)

At 24 and 25 May 2019, the Free University of Amsterdam (VU) and Leiden University will host a conference titled ‘Conflict Management in the Atlantic, the North Sea and the Baltic, 1200-1600: Actors, Institutions and Practices of Dispute Settlement’ as part of the research program Maritime Conflict Management in Atlantic Europe, 1200-1600. Interested researchers are invited to send in proposals related to legal strategies, diplomatic exchanges and informal tools of conflict management in this period. The deadline for submissions is 15 January 2019. More information can be found here.

Call for Papers: The rule of law and international law in historical perspective (Göttingen, Germany)

The ESIL Interest Group for the History of International Law will organize a conference on the rule of law in an international perspective as part of its Research Forum in Göttingen, to be convened on 4 and 5 April 2019. Abstracts should be submitted no later than 30 November 2018. More details and suggestions for topics can be found here.

Call for Papers: Le droit et sa place dans le monde antique (Edinburgh, UK)

From 2-7 September 2019, the University of Edinburg will host the LXXIIIᵉ Session de la Société Internationale Fernand de Visscher pour l’Histoire des Droits de l’Antiquité. Scholars are invited to submit proposals for papers dealing with specific aspects of legal doctrine in the Graeco-Roman world and their reception into subsequent epochs of legal development in Europe and elsewhere. In addition, we also warmly invite scholars to submit proposals for papers on the law of the Graeco-Roman world as a historical and cultural topos and its ideological legacies in subsequent periods of legal thought in Europe and elsewhere. More information can be found here.

Call for Papers: Peace making after the First World War 1919 – 1923 (Kew, UK)

The National Archives, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Historians, the University of Strathclyde, the International History Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the British International History Group are organizing a twoday conference on the peace making process after the First World War on 27-28 June 2019. Researchers are invited to submit proposals for 20-minute papers or panels of three papers on any aspect of the peace making process. Abstracts of up to 300 words and CV’s can be submitted to before 1 December 2018. The full call can be found here.

Call for Proposals: Sources in Early Modern Economics, Ethics, and Law (Second Series)

CLP Academic is pleased to announce a call for proposals for translations and editions of early modern English religious texts on economics, ethics and law, that are to be included in its Second Series. Because they would like to give the global academic community a voice in deciding which works to translate, they are now launching this open, competitive call for proposals. More information can be found here.

Call for Contributions: Roman Yearbook of International Law, Inaugural Issue

The journal RYIL requests interested authors to send in contributions for its first issue. The focus theme will be “The 90th anniversary of the creation of the Vatican City State: an international law perspective”. Please send in submissions before 28 February 2019. The full call can be found here.



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