Call for Papers: SCC Arbitration Insitute’s Book ‘Arbitrating for Peace’; Submit by June 30

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) will turn 100 years in 2017.

As part of the centennial celebration, the SCC is planning to issue a book titled Arbitrating for Peace, a publication devoted to international arbitration as a peaceful form of dispute resolution.

Law students and young practitioners are welcome to submit contributions to the upcoming publication “Arbitrating for Peace,” devoted to international arbitration as a peaceful form of dispute resolution.

Arbitrating for Peace will describe the geopolitical role played by international arbitration over the centuries, and is produced by the SCC as part of its Centennial celebrations in 2017.

Each of the chapters in Arbitrating for Peace will discuss a landmark case illustrating how arbitration has played and continues to play an important role in complicated or sensitive geopolitical contexts.

Authors include Jan Paulsson, Andrea Menaker, Robert Volterra, Kaj Hobér, Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri, Anna Joubin-Bret, David Rivkin, Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Meg Kinnear, Bernard Hanotiau, Johan Sidklev, and one chapter by the winner ofthe competition hereby announced.

Contributions shall be submitted by 30 June 2015. The winner will be announced shortly after 31 August 2015.

Substantive scope

The paper should address an arbitral award other than any of the cases presented in the attached tentative Table of Content.

Preferably, contributions should not focus exclusively on the legal aspects of the case, and observations on the wider geopolitical context are encouraged, in line with the general idea behind the book.


The submission must not exceed 6,000 words.


This competition is primarily targeting law students or lawyers with up to five years of practical experience.


Please send your submission in .doc-format to by 30 June 2015.

Winning contribution

The winning contribution will be chosen by the editors.

The winner will be announced shortly after 31 August 2015.


Any questions may be directed to Joel Dahlquist (

Further information can be accessed HERE.

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