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Arthur Watts Fellowship Events

Forthcoming and past events connected to the Arthur Watts Fellowship Programme:

The Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow and BIICL are delighted to welcome you to our events centred around current and relevant public international law issues. Please read below for a full list of our forthcoming events and also our past events.

We would also like to thank Volterra Fietta for their continued sponsorship of the Arthur Watts Seminar Series in Public International Law 2014-17.

For more information on how to register for a particular event, please visit www.biicl.org/events or click on the event name below.

Recent Events:

30 June - 1 July 2016 London Conference

Dialogues between International and Public Law

A joint BIICL-Melbourne Law School conference led by Jill Barrett (BIICL) and Professor Cheryl Saunders (MLS)

This two day conference brought together leading academic and practising lawyers in the fields of public international law and public law, from the UK, Australia and European civil law jurisdictions for a lively debate on the interactions between these two areas. Speakers for this unique conference were drawn from international academia, legal practice and public administration. A full report of the conference proceedings has been published and is available here: View Document (90 pages)

Arthur Watts Public International Law Seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta

Past Events

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Public International Law in Domestic Courts

24th September 2015

Multilateralism at Risk: traditional intellectual property treaties and the threat of trade and investment agreements

Tuesday 26th May 2015

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Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta: A New Dimension in International Environmental Liability Regimes

Wednesday 11th March 2015

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Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta: The New Arctic Frontier in International Law and Diplomacy

Wednesday 19th November 2014

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Scotland in the World: What Now?

Thursday 30th October 2014

Time: 18:00-20:00

Venue: University of Strathclyde, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ

Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta: The Revolution in Foreign Relations Law in the UK and other Commonwealth Jurisdictions

Tuesday 7th October 2014

Time: Seminar - 18:00-19:30, Drinks reception - 19:30-20:30

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

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Event Report by Louise McNeil, Melbourne Law School Intern

Procedural Fairness in International Courts and Tribunals Workshop

Friday 19th September 2014

Venue: Rik Medlik Building, University of Surrey, Guildford

Chair: Jill Barrett, Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, BIICL

The ICJ Judgment in Australia v Japan (Antarctic Whaling): Implications for International Law and Li

Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta

Tuesday 6th May 2014

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International Energy Law: Russia and Europe

Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta

Tuesday 1st April 2014

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The Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law

Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta

Thursday 23rd January 2014

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The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property: Past and Present - but is there a future?

Arthur Watts public international law seminar series sponsored by Volterra Fietta

Monday 4th November 2013

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Maritime boundary delimitation - current issues in international jurisprudence and Japan's experience

Monday 13 May 2013

Arthur Watts Seminar Series in Public International Law sponsored by Volterra Fietta: Public International Law in the courts of the United Kingdom

Inauguration of the Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellowship in Public International Law

Tuesday 29 January 2013


For more information on the Arthur Watts Fellowship, please visit www.biicl.org/arthurwattsfellowship

Next event

Vulnerability in International Law:

Towards a Shared Understanding...

Future event

The Bob McDonnell case and the Trump administration:

Implications for the prosecution of corruption in the US, the UK and the rest of the world ...

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