Monday, November 21, 2011

Call for Submissions: Special Issue of the International Community Law Review

The International Community Law Review has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on the application of public international law to the recent events in Libya. Here's the call:

The International Community Law Review addresses all aspects of international law and the international community. The Journal 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. The Journal can be accessed here.

In 2012 the fourth issue of the International Community Law Review will be a Special Issue. This Special Issue will be edited by Dr. Russell Buchan (University of Sheffield) and Professor Nicholas Tsagourias (University of Glasgow). The focus of the Special Issue will be the application of pubic international law to the recent crisis in Libya. With specific reference to Libya, contributions are welcome in the areas of, although certainly not limited to,

  • Recognition and De-Recognition of Government Entities
  • Intervention and the Use of Force
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • The Role of International Regional Organisations

Authors wishing to contribute an article to the Special Issue should submit an abstract of no more than 400 words to Dr.Russell Buchan ( by 12 February 2012. Authors will be informed by 29 February 2012 as to whether their abstract has been accepted. Subsequently, contributors will be required to submit their articles (approximately 10, 000 words in length) to the editors no later than 31 July 2012.