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Call for Engaged Listeners

Politics and the Histories of International Law

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15 – 16 February 2019, MPIL, Heidelberg, Germany
On 15 and 16 February 2019, an international conference will be held at the Max Planck Institute for International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, under the auspices of theJournal of the History of International Law. Selected scholars will present and discuss their papers in different parallel panels. The aim is to publish these papers (upon peer review) in a focus issue on ‘Politics and the Histories of International Law’ in the journal. For a description of the conference's theme see here and for a Programme here.

The conference will be restricted to panellists and to a limited number of engaged listeners

If you are interested in participating in the audience (not as a speaker) and thus contribute to our discussion, please send an application with a short motivation letter explaining your interest in the conference and current research interests (maximum 400 words) along with your CV to the managing editor of the JHIL at . The deadline for applications is 30 September 2018. Applications arriving after this date will not be taken into consideration. Successful applicants will be notified until the end of October 2018.
Participation is free of charge, but at your own expense. Please note that travel and accommodation costs cannot be covered by the organizers. Admitted engaged listeners must secure their own accommodation and are advised to do this early. 
The conference will last from Friday morning, 15 February to Saturday noon, 16 February 2019. It will start with an informal get-together of speakers and engaged listeners on Thursday evening, 14 February 2019.


Anette Kreutzfeld

Richard Dören

Robert Stendel

Wanda Metze


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