European Society of International Law
Interest Group on Business and Human Rights
Workshop, held on the occasion of the Fifth Biennial ESIL Conference on ‘Regionalism and International Law’
Valencia, 13–15 September 2012
Call for Papers
The IG on Business and Human Rights would like to invite all members of the ESIL to submit works addressing contemporary issues and debates in the field of international business and human rights. Papers might consider (but are not limited to) the following topics:
- Corporate responsibilities in developing countries
- Regulation of private military contractors
- Business in conflict zones
- Ruggie’s principles: future applications by states and corporations
- The future of Alien Torts Statute litigation
- Labour rights
- Children’s rights
- Judicial and non-judicial accountability mechanism
- Corporate complicity and criminal liability
- Piercing the corporate veil: legal theory and practice
Please submit a 300-word proposal via email to email@example.com by 30 March 2012, accompanied by a short cv of the applicant.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by 30 April 2012*. Those whose papers have been chosen will be asked to provide a final version by mid-August.
*Please note that the ESIL Interest Group on Business and Human Rights is unable to provide funds to cover the conference registration fee or related transport and accommodation costs.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Call for Papers: International Business and Human Rights
The Interest Group on Business and Human Rights of the European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for a workshop, to be held on the occasion of the Fifth Biennial ESIL Conference, in Valencia, September 13–15, 2012. Here's the call: