Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs 2008

The Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs, sponsored by the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), address "current developments in the maritime field." Here's the schedule for the 2008 lectures this fall:

August 25, 2008 - “The Athens Convention on Passenger Liability and the EU” - Erik Røsæg (University of Oslo)

September 15, 2008 - “Marine Pollution” - Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum (President, ITLOS), Annick de Marffy (Former Director, DOALOS), Isabelle Corbier (Attorney, Paris), Ramon Gallardo (Attorney, SJ Berwin, Brussels)

September 22, 2008 - “International Civil Litigation and the Pollution of the Marine Environment” - Frank Smeele (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

September 23, 2008 - “Maritime Security” - Judge Rüdiger Wolfrum (President, ITLOS), Judge Shunji Yanai (ITLOS), J. Ashley Roach (Office of the Legal Adviser, US Dept. of State), Augustin Blanco-Bazan (Senior Deputy Director, Legal Affairs, IMO), Dirk Peters (Fregattenkapitän, German Navy)

October 1, 2008 - “Recent Developments in International Maritime Arbitration” - Carlos Esplugues Mota (University of Valencia)

October 16, 2008 - “Maritime Delimitation and International Dispute Settlement” - Lucius Caflisch (Institute of International Studies, Geneva)

October 20, 2008 - “The International Judge” - Cesare Romano (Loyola Law School Los Angeles)