Current News

Call for Papers: British Yearbook of International Law special symposium on the Chilcot Inquiry Report

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The 2016 volume of the British Yearbook of International Law will feature a symposium examining the systemic issues that arise from the Iraq Inquiry Report on questions of international law, government and military decision-making, responsibility and accountability and the conduct of British foreign relations.

Abstracts of 500–1000 words are to be sent to the Assistant Editors at BritishYearbookIL@gmail.com by 17:00 GMT on 9 December 2016.

New Lauterpacht Centre newsletter launched

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The Lauterpacht Centre newsletter has been relaunched from Michaelmas term 2016, with a fresh new look. Now called Lauterpacht Centre News, the newsletter will be published twice a year, at the start of Michaelmas term and during the Lent term.

Like its predecessor, From the Director, the new newsletter begins with a leading article by the Centre’s Director. The current issue has 40 pages of news, events and photographs from the Lauterpacht Centre, research updates from our Fellows, and articles by visiting researchers.

Job opportunity: British Red Cross Research Fellow – International Humanitarian Law (Maternity Cover)

Thursday, 8 September 2016

The British Red Cross invites applications for the post of British Red Cross Research Fellow – International Humanitarian Law (Maternity Cover) based at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

The British Red Cross works to disseminate knowledge of and to encourage respect for international humanitarian law (IHL).  It co-operates closely with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in these areas.

Bohdan Winiarski Scholarships in International Law 2017

Friday, 2 September 2016

BOHDAN WINIARSKI SCHOLARSHIPS 2017

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is pleased to announce the opening of a competition for two scholarships, funded by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in London. The scholarships have been named after the Polish Judge and international lawyer, Bohdan Winiarski. The scholarships are primarily aimed at younger Polish scholars in the early years of their career and are intended to cover a research visit at the Lauterpacht Centre in 2017.

Job opportunity: Research Assistant, "Peacemaking: What's Law Got to Do With It?" project

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant in the Faculty of Law, based at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, to work on a research project entitled "Peacemaking: What's Law Got to Do With It?", funded by the ESRC.

Customary IHL Project updates ICRC database

Monday, 15 August 2016

On 12 August 2016, the award-winning online Customary IHL Database of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was updated with practice from five countries and two international courts.

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger wins 2016 Justitia Regnorum Fundamentum award

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Dr Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger has been honoured by the International Justitia Regnorum Fundamentum Award for 2016. This award, founded by the Ombudsmen of the United Nations Human Rights Commission of Hungary in 2007, is granted for exemplary, outstanding achievement and professional activities carried out in the field of protection of human rights, including the rights of future generations, and is presented each year on the occasion of the anniversary of the establishment

Customary IHL Project updates ICRC database

Thursday, 23 June 2016

On 6 June 2016, the award-winning online Customary IHL Database of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was updated with State practice from five countries.