Wisconsin International Law Journal Annual Symposium, 2014

Approved for 16.0 hours of CLE credit for WI Attorneys

This year's symposium will be held on April 4-5, 2014 at the University of Wisconsin Law School on the theme "Creation of International Law: Exploring the International Law Components of Peace."  WILJ will co-sponsor the symposium with the network of women scholars in international law.


The symposium seeks to continue and expand the network of women scholars and practitioners that was launched in 2009 in Norway to support their engagement in public international law.  Selected papers presented at the inaugural conference were published as an edited volume in 2010 by the Cambridge University Press. 

Call for papers

We invite internationally acclaimed women scholars and doctoral students to the second conference on the Creation of International Law, to be hosted by the University of Wisconsin in 2014.

Call for papers


The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 1, 2013. Scholars whose abstracts are selected for the symposium will be notified by November 1, 2013.  Complete papers from those selected are due on
March 1, 2014. Please email your abstracts of not more than 500 words including your institutional affiliation and contact details to Cecilia Bailliet and Sumudu Atapattu by the deadline.

Please note that late submissions will not be accepted.

Symposium Keynote Speakers

Professor Christine Chinkin and Professor Penny Andrews will deliver the keynote addresses. Professor Hilary Charlesworth will send a video message.



UW Law School
Global Legal Studies Center
East Asian Legal Studies Center
Institute for Legal Studies
Center for German and European Studies
European Union Center of Excellence
Center for European Studies
Lectures Committee and Kemper K. Knapp Bequest Fund
Wisconsin Experience
Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo, Norway

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