Call for Application: Contemporary Challenges to International Criminal Justice

Northumbria Law School is pleased to announce its 1st Summer Academy on Contemporary Challenges to International Criminal Justice (Law & Criminology) will take place in Northumbria University, Newcastle from 12-16 June 2017.

This novel summer academy provides a unique opportunity for participants to acquire in-depth knowledge on the most pressing issues facing the international criminal justice system from the leading scholars and practitioners in the field. Speakers will share their expertise and experience on a varied range of topics to encourage and inspire postgraduate research in law and criminology.  

Distinguished Speakers include: Professor William Schabas (Middlesex University/Leiden University) – Judge Howard Morrison (International Criminal Court) – Judge Professor Wolfgang Schomburg (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 2001-2008, Durham University) – Judge David Baragwanath (Special Tribunal for Lebanon) – Judge Professor Philip Weiner (Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia) – Mr Karim A.A. Khan, QC (International Defence and Victims Counsel & former Prosecutor, Temple Garden Chambers, London & The Hague) – Dr Rod Rastan (Legal Adviser, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court , The Hague) – Professor Tim Wilson (Northumbria University) Professor Roger Clark (Rutgers University) – Dr. Mohamed El Zeidy (International Criminal Court) – Tanya Wyatt (Northumbria University) – Noelle Higgins (Maynooth University) – Michael Rowe (Northumbria University) – Mr. Patrick Schneider (EU Office of the Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Michael Kearney (Sussex University) – Mr. Krmanj Othman (KRG High Committee for the Recognition of Genocide against Yezidi Kurds and other minorities) – Patricia Hobbs (Brunel University) – Hakeem Yusuf (University Birmingham) – Elena Katseli (Newcastle University) – Jamie Harding (Northumbria University) – Ibrahim Shaw (Northumbria University) – Prof Nigel South (University of Essex) – Damien Short (University of London) …

This is a wonderful opportunity for international lawyers, legal interns, academics, and present and future postgraduate students to meet eminent scholars and practitioners in the field of international criminal justice as well as like-minded colleagues from all over the world.

Registration is now open, deadline for registration is Monday 17 April 2017.

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