CFP: Colloquium in Critical International Law @ SOAS University of London [Sep 20]: Submit by April 15

The Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law at SOAS University of London and Durham Law School’s Law and Global Justice research centre are delighted to launch the Postgraduate Colloquium in Critical International Law to be held at SOAS in London on 20th September 2018.

Conference Objective

The colloquium will focus on postgraduate research in international law that takes a critical approach (broadly understood). The organisers are keen to hear from anyone taking an innovative or in some sense alternative approach to the study of international law.

Relevant approaches 

feminism/gender studies, queer theory, critical race theory, Marxism, TWAIL/(post-)colonial approaches, international legal history/history and international law, psychoanalysis, structuralism and post-structuralism, post-modernism, law and literature, law and art, realism, law and science, and/or empirical approaches.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following by email to both Dr. Matthew Nicholson (Durham Law School) at and Dr. Kate Grady (SOAS University of London) at

  • Abstract of the research paper to be presented at the colloquium (no more than one page of A4)
  • Short CV (no more than one page of A4) focussing on key research achievements to date (conference presentations, publications etc).
  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 15th April 2018.
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