DEADLINE EXTENDED-Call for submissions: 2023 Nygh and Brennan Essay Prizes – ILA Australian Branch


Written by Phoebe Winch, Secretary of International Law Association (ILA) Australian Branch.


The Australian Branch is now calling for submissions for the 2023 Brennan Essay Prize in Public International Law and the Nygh Essay Prize in Private International Law.

The prizes are awarded for essays that demonstrate outstanding scholarship and make a distinct contribution to the field of public international law and private international law (conflict of laws), respectively. Essays for the prize to be awarded in 2023 should be sent to the email address of the Secretary of the Australian Branch at

Further details (including conditions of entry) are available hereThe extended deadline for submission is: 5 August 2023.

The results will be made available on the website of the ILA ( on approximately 31 August 2023. Winners will be notified by email.