Friday, August 23, 2013

Call for Papers: ASIL Human Rights Interest Group Paper Workshop

The Human Rights Interest Group of the American Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for its first paper workshop, to take place November 22, 2013, at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Here's the call:

Call for papers – Nov. 22 Human Rights Interest Group Paper Workshop

The ASIL Human Rights Interest Group is holding our first paper workshop on Friday, November 22, 2013, at UC Berkeley School of Law. The workshop will be a daylong event with an informal conference dinner in the evening.

If you have a work in progress that you would like to present, please send a short abstract to interest group co-chairs Robert Blitt ( and Saira Mohamed ( by Monday, September 9. Please also include a sentence about the stage you expect the paper will be in by November (e.g., reasonably complete draft, incomplete draft, etc.). Paper presenters will be asked to circulate their drafts to workshop attendees no later than November 8.

If you are interested in serving as a commentator for a paper, please send us an email by September 9. Commentators will be asked to prepare 5-8 minutes of comments on one of the papers.

Participants who are not ASIL members will be required to pay a $75 registration fee (includes workshop and meals).

We look forward to seeing many of you on November 22 at Berkeley Law.