Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Symposium: International Law and Armed Conflict

The University of the West of England's Bristol Law School will host a symposium on "International Law and Armed Conflict," September 3-5, 2008, in Bristol. The program is available here. Why attend?

The Conference, which is being organised under the auspices of the Centre for Legal Research, the research arm of Bristol Law School, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, will provide a unique opportunity to develop the body of knowledge relating to international law and armed conflict.

This symposium strives to bring together academics, practitioners, research students and others interested in this field. The aim is to review and examine the challenges facing international law relating to armed conflict and to identify gaps in knowledge, policy and practice. The symposium will provide an open forum where relevant issues and perspectives can be discussed and views candidly exchanged.