Call for Papers - "Jus Post Bellum Project" - Grotius Centre at Leiden University

Post date: Dec 25, 2011 9:00:47 AM

The Jus Post Bellum Project at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University has issued a call for papers for the Project’s launch conference.

The title of the conference - "Jus-Post-Bellum": Mapping the normative foundations

The conference will be held May 31 - June 1, 2012, in The Hague.

"this conference will seek to clarify the meaning and content of the concept (including, e.g., its relationship to and distinction from the field of transitional justice), including contemporary understandings and criticisms of the concept, and historical and modern approaches towards the definitions of key notions, such as 'jus', 'post' and 'bellum'."

The call is for submissions of academic research papers for presentation at the conference.

Submissions should include an abstract of no more than 300 words and be accompanied by a CV. Please indicate for which panel the abstract is intended (panels may be subject to change).

Relevant Topics:

1. Conflict termination and the definition of “post”

2. Modern conflicts and the definition of “bellum”

3. Which law applies to the transition to peace — the “jus” in jus post bellum.

Submissions must be written in English and sent to

Dealine for submissions - Friday, January 13, 2012.

Notification Date: Selected participants will be informed in early February 2012.

Final papers should be submitted by April 15, 2012. Accepted papers may be considered for publication in a conference volume.

The full call for papers is available here

*Disclaimer - The information above is provided as a service by ALMA. ALMA is not part of the aforementioned conference and is not responsible for the accuracy of the information above which is based on the official publications of the Jus Post Bellum Project. For more information please contact the organizers of the conference.