Friday, January 30, 2015

Call for Submissions: International Community Law Review Special Issue on the WTO

The International Community Law Review has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on "The World Trade Organization." Here's the call:

Call for Submissions: The World Trade Organisation

The editors of the International Community Law Review are pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue of the journal on ‘The World Trade Organisation’.

The International Community Law Review is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published quarterly by Brill/Nijhoff. The journal addresses all aspects of international law and the international community, and aims to explore the implications of various traditions of international law and how the international community uses and adapts international law to deal with new and emerging challenges.

Submissions are invited for the special issue on all aspects of the topic. Areas of interest may include (but are not restricted to):

  • The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the protection of natural resources;
  • Standard of review in the context of the International Court of Justice case Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening);
  • The input of the WTO in the development of the law of treaties, especially in relation to:
    • the object and purpose of a treaty;
    • systemic integration;
    • evolutionary or dynamic interpretation.

All those with an interest in the subject are invited to contribute articles for publication in the special issue. Proposals for papers should be should be no more than 10000 words, and be submitted to the editors by 31st February 2015. Publication is expected in the second quarter of 2016.

For further information please contact Dr Sarah Singer at