Between 8–9 February 2018, the Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law (University of Hamburg) in conjunction with Professor José Manuel Barreto Soler (Universidad de los Andes, Universidad Externado) will hold a conference on the history of international law in Latin America. We would like to invite everybody interested in the study of the history of international law in Latin America to participate in our call and to submit proposals for contributions on any of the listed subtopics (see below).
Please send your application in one single PDF file including
- your proposal of around 300 – 500 words and
- a brief CV (indicating also your institutional affiliation)
until December 3, 2017, to email@example.com
The selection of speakers will be based on the quality of their abstracts and the abstract’s suitability to the overall topic of the conference.
Selected candidates will be informed by December 8, 2017.
At the conference, each speaker will be granted 20 mins for his/her presentation. Each presentation will be followed by 10 min-discussions.
Unfortunately, we are not able to cover travel or accomodation costs.
List of Subtopics:
1. International Law in the Americas before Independence
2. International Law and the Independence in the Americas
3. International Law, United States’ Imperialism and Latin America
4. The Particularity of Latin American International Law
5. International Law, Globalisation, and Latin America
6. New Latin American Approaches to International Law?
7. Germany and the History of International Law in the Americas
Registration and participation in the conference are free.
The Conference is organized by
- Matthias Packeiser (Universität Hamburg),
- Professor Dr. José Manuel Barreto Soler (Universidad de los Andes/Universidad Externado), and
- Professor Dr. Stefan Oeter (Universität Hamburg).
Further Info and Registration