The 13th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on IHL Call for Papers

Post date: Jun 18, 2018 12:41:31 PM

Recent Developments in IHL and Detention Law and Practice

The 13th Annual Minerva/ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law

Conference Call for Papers

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 12-13 November 2018


The Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Israel and the Occupied Territories are organizing an international conference that seeks to evaluate recent developments in the law and practice related to detention mostly in relation to armed conflict.

The conference, the 13th in the series of Minerva/ICRC annual international conferences on IHL, is scheduled for 12-13 November 2018 in Jerusalem.

Recipients of this call for papers are invited to submit proposals to present a paper at the conference. Authors of selected proposals will be offered full or partial flight and accommodation expenses.

Submission deadline: 15 July 2018


Researchers interested in addressing these and other issues are invited to respond to this call for papers with a 1-2 page proposal for an article and presentation, along with a brief CV. Proposals should be submitted by email to the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem ( no later than 15 July 2018.

Applicants should expect notification of the committee's decision by 15 August 2018. Written contributions (of approx. 10-25 pages) based on the selected proposals will be expected by 15 Oct. 2018. The Israel Law Review (a Cambridge University Press publication) has expressed interest in publishing selected full length papers based on conference presentations, subject to its standard review and editing procedures.