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International Conference: Settlement of International Trade Disputes in the Region of Central Asia and Caucasus: Public and Private Mechanisms

The Kiel Centre for Eurasian Economic Law (KEEL) at the Institute of East European Law of the University of Kiel in cooperation with the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and the Ural State Law University will host an International Conference on the topic […]

Call for Papers: Testing the stress of the EU – EU law after the financial crisis

The University of Bayreuth (Germany) and the Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales (Spain), with support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), will host a joint conference on the topic: “Testing the stress of the EU: EU law after the financial crisis“. The conference will be held on 08 May […]

Reviewing a Review, or: What is the meaning of Article 4(1) Rome II?

The 80’s British pop band Prefab Sprout once recorded a song called „Electric Guitars“, dealing with the career of the Beatles, which contained the line: „We were quoted out of context – it was great!“ Being quoted out of context in a review, however, is an entirely different and less pleasant matter. In a recent […]

Commemorating Bernd von Hoffmann (1941-2011)

The University of Trier will hold an academic ceremony commemorating the late Professor Dr. Bernd von Hoffmann (1941-2011), on November 28, 2014. Bernd von Hoffmann held a Chair in Private Law, Comparative Law and Private International Law at the University of Trier from 1979 to 2007 and is recognized as one of the leading scholars […]

Save the date: 128th Conference of the Private International Law Association of Japan (2015)

The Private International Law Association of Japan was formed as an academic organization on November 4, 1949, for the purpose of enhancing the study of private international law and promoting cooperation with similar academic bodies overseas, as well as coordination among researchers of private international law. Its 128th conference will take place on Saturday, June […]

Notice: 35 Years CISG and Beyond in Basel

The University of Basel, SVIR/SSDI (Swiss Association for International Law) and UNCITRAL are hosting a conference with the title 35 Years CISG and Beyond. The conference will take place on 29 and 30 January 2015 at the University of Basel. Its main focus will be on open issues in regard to the CISG’s application and […]

Save the Date: ILA 2016 Biennial Conference

The 77th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association will take place from 7 to 11 August 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year’s theme will be ‘International Law and State Practice: Is there a North/South Divide?’ You are invited to register your interest at the official conference website. Further information and programme details will […]