Monday, March 20, 2017

Call for Papers: Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements

A call for papers has been issued for a conference on "Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements," to take place May 26-27, 2017, in London. Here's the call:

London Trade Conference on
Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements

26-27 May 2017

Call for Papers

King’s College London, in cooperation with the ESIL Interest Groups on International Courts and Tribunals and International Economic Law, will host a Conference on Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements on 26/27 May 2017. The Conference addresses cutting-edge issues relevant to academics and practitioners alike, exploring and critiquing current models of dispute resolution in international trade law.

Guidelines for submissions

Senior and junior scholars (including PhD students) are invited to submit papers to the Organising Committee on the topic of ‘Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements’ (excluding investor-state dispute settlement). Preference will be given to comparative approaches (comparing an issue across several FTAs) and rarely considered FTAs. Papers will be selected on the basis of the submitted abstracts.

Please bear in mind the following:

  • Only one abstract per author will be considered.
  • The deadline for submissions is April 12, 2017
Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, and have to be submitted to one of the following email addresses:;

In addition to each abstract, each submission should contain a separate file with information on:

  • The author’s name and affiliation
  • A short (one page) author’s CV, including a list of relevant publications
  • The author’s contact details, including email address and phone number