Thursday, August 14, 2008

Bristol Conference on International Law and Armed Conflict

United_kingdom Bristol Law School at the University of the West of England will hold an international Symposium in the field of international law and armed conflict. The Symposium will take place 3rd-5th September 2008 in Bristol (UK).

The symposium aims to review and examine the challenges facing international law relating to armed conflict and to identify gaps in knowledge, policy and practice. It provides an opportunity to develop the body of knowledge relating to international law and armed conflict.

Contributors include experts in the area of international law and armed conflict.  They will comment on the papers presented and provide thoughts on issues raised. The experts participating at the symposium will be: Professor William Schabas (University of Galway, Ireland), Professor Nigel White (University of Sheffield, UK), Professor Ademola Abass (Brunel University, UK), Professor Bill Bowring (University of London, UK) and Dr Gerd Hankel (Hamburg Institute for Social Research, Germany).

The full range of panels chaired by the experts will be:

  • Reforming the Laws of War;
  • Environment and Natural Resources;
  • Accountability;
  • Implementation;
  • Privatization;
  • Children;
  • Means and Methods of Warfare;
  • Administration of Territories;
  • Peace,
  • Security and Justice.

Participants are expected from around the world, including, Australia, USA, Canada, Israel, Colombia, France, Georgia, Peru, The Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.  Click here for more information. 

Hat tip to Bill Dunlap.

(mew)

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