The following announcement will be of interest to many of our readers.
The Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law has established a prize for the best essay on any topic of conflict of laws. The terms and conditions for the call of papers for the prize are as follows:
“Private International Law Prize
Terms and conditions
A prize has been established by the Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law for the best essay submitted on any topic in the field of private international law.
Competitors may be citizens of any nation but must be 35 years old or younger on December 31, 2009. They need not be members of the American Society of International Law.
The prize consists of $500 and a certificate of recognition. The prize will be awarded by the Private International Law Interest Group on the recommendation of a Prize Committee. Decisions of the Prize Committee on the winning essay and on any conditions relating to this prize are final.
The winner of the Private International Law Prize will be announced at the American Society of International Law’s Annual Meeting in March 2010.
Submission: Submissions must be received by January 15, 2010. Entries must be written in English and should not exceed 8,000 words, including footnotes.
Entries must be submitted by email in Word or Pdf format with a cover sheet containing the title of the entry, name and contact details. The essay itself must contain no identifying information other than the title.
Submissions and any queries should be addressed by email to: Alejandro Carballo, firstname.lastname@example.org
All submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail.”