News, Events & IEL Jobs

This page contains latest news and events relevant to the SIEL Membership.  

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  • 30 Jan 2014 3:33 PM | Meredith Lewis (Administrator)

    The journal Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) has just published a special issue comprising nearly 70 papers on the topic "Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement: In Search of a Roadmap".  This issue was edited by Jean E. Kalicki (Arnold & Porter LLP and Georgetown University Law Center) and Anna Joubin-Bret (Cabinet Joubin-Bret).  The table of contents can be accessed via the link below.

    SIEL members are entitled to a 15 percent discount on TDM subscriptions.  See the Publisher Discounts tab for more information.

  • 18 Jan 2014 4:48 PM | Meredith Lewis (Administrator)

    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as well as the Canadian-European Trade Agreement (CETA) are just the more prominent examples of a more general tendency to establish preferential trade agreements. Prospects, challenges and concerns of these agreements as well as their potential impact on the international economic order and on the World Trade Organization in particular will be discussed at an international conference, which is convened jointly by the interest group on international economic law of the European Society of International Law and the Institute for International Law and European Law – which organizes the event.  The conference will take place in Göttingen on March 6-8, 2014. For details please see the program attached and the conference website at

    ESIL IEL Interest Group Conference on Preferential Trade Agreements.pdf

  • 12 Jan 2014 6:58 PM | Colin Picker (Administrator)

    ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group - Call for Papers
    2014 Vienna ESIL Conference

    Full Day Workshop of the IEL IG – 3 September 2014


    The call can be found here.

    Note the March 1 deadline for submission of abstracts.

  • 16 Dec 2013 5:24 PM | Colin Picker (Administrator)
    The SIEL 2016 Conference - Call for Venue Proposals is now available.  It can be found here
  • 06 Dec 2013 3:26 AM | Colin Picker (Administrator)
    The Postgraduate and Early Professionals/Academics Network of the SIEL has released its Call for Papers for its 3rd Annual Conference.

    The Conference will be held in São Paulo (Brazil) on 24 - 25 April 2014. 

    Submissions should include a CV and a research abstract (no more than 400 words) and be sent no later than 12 January 2014 to

    More details about PEPA and the Conference can be found in the Call for Papers which can be found here.
  • 28 Nov 2013 10:46 PM | Colin Picker (Administrator)
    The European Society of International Law has issued its Call for Papers for its Annual Conference which will be held in Vienna in September 2014 at .  The call includes papers on IEL. 
  • 04 Nov 2013 3:33 PM | Colin Picker (Administrator)

    Established in 2010, the WTO Chairs Program is the flagship program run by the WTO to promote WTO-related teaching, research and outreach activities in leading universities in the developing world.

    You can find out more about the call for application and the program in general at

    The application is due by Dec 1st.

  • 05 Sep 2013 8:09 AM | Meredith Lewis (Administrator)

    The Round Table on World Trade Law will held its first meeting in Brussels on the 1st of October at 7.30 pm, Restaurant Carpe Diem.

    Professor Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll will speak on the topic:

    "Free Trade Agreements: Prospects and Challenges".

    More information can be found in the attachment.

    Brussels Round Table World Trade Law.pdf
  • 04 Sep 2013 8:47 AM | Meredith Lewis (Administrator)
    Registration is now open for the WTI's upcoming conference on “The Role of the State in Investor-State Arbitration”, which will take place on November 8, 2013 at the WTI, Bern.   Registration is available at the following link:

    The final conference program is attached below.

    Definitive Final Program 03 09 2013(1).docx

  • 12 Aug 2013 6:13 PM | Colin Picker (Administrator)
    2013 SIEL/CUP Prize for an Essay in International Economic Law
    A prize has been established by the Society of International Economic Law and Cambridge University Press for the best essay submitted on any topic in any field of international economic law.
    The competition is open to all current undergraduate and graduate students of any university or other tertiary education institution, and those who have graduated from a university or other tertiary education institution no earlier than five years before the submission deadline (ie those who graduated prior to 30 September 2008 are not eligible for the 2013 Prize).
    The prize consists of £200, as well as £300 of Cambridge University Press book vouchers and a three year subscription to the World Trade Review. The winning essay will be submitted to the World Trade Review for publication, and the prize winner will be invited to present the winning entry at the 2014 SIEL Conference at the World Trade Institute, Bern.
    The deadline for submission is 30 September 2013
    For terms and conditions please see

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