CALL FOR PAPERS The International Law of Military Operations: Mapping the Field

Call for Papers
It is with great pleasure that the International Society for Military Law and the Law of
War and Exeter Law School invite subject matter experts to submit their proposals for presenting a paper at the conference. Proposals addressing the following topic sare particularly welcome
:
the concept, meaning and scope of the international law of military operations;
the place of the international law of military operations within the system of public international law as a potential lex specialis regime;
the relevance and impact of particular branches of public international law
—such as the law of the sea, air law, the law of international responsibility,international human rights law, the law of State jurisdiction and immunity—on the conduct of overseas military operations and vice versa;
the legal framework of information and influence operations, both during and outside of armed conflict;
current legal developments and legal challenges facing the conduct of overseas military operations, such as the emergence of hybrid threats;
training needs in the area of the international law of military operations and how
bestto address them
Submission and Selection of Papers
Please submit proposals for papers by 8 April 2016 to
opslaw-conference@exeter.ac.uk
Partial funding is available to cover the travel expenses of speakers.

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