The IILJ and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice hosted the annual International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference on April 20–21, 2017. The conference provided an opportunity for the presentation of papers and works-in-progress, discussion, and debate on a broad set of human rights and other international law issues. The purpose of the conference was to encourage the development of scholarship in a constructive and collaborative environment.
Featured papers explored a wide range of international law issues in diverse contexts, including measurement of refugees’ vulnerability, strategies for human rights litigation against corporations, internet governance, regulation of blockchain standards, governance of Nicaragua canal, and many others. The full program is available here.