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2022 Katia-Boustany Conference «Faire et quitter son nid: retour vers le futur du droit international pénal et humanitaire»

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On February 22, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the SQDI’s 2022 Katia-Boustany Conferene invites you to travel back in time with professors William A. Schabas and Eric David!

Moderated by Professors Julia Grignon and Fannie Lafontaine, the lecture will revisit the most significant developments of the last 40 years in international criminal and humanitarian law, and will consider the different challenges that these fields of international law will face in the next 4 decades.

The conference is the work of a broad partnership, co-organized at Université Laval by the SQDI, the Canada Research Chair on International Criminal Justice and Fundamental Rights, the International Criminal and Humanitarian Law Clinic, the Osons le DIH! partnership development, the research project on the extraterritorial application of international human rights law, and the Canadian Partnership for International Justice, in collaboration with Quid Justitiae.

The conference will be presented online on the Zoom platform. Free admission.

Certificates of attendance will be issued to registered participants only.

Register here : https://www.fd.ulaval.ca/formulaire/inscription-conference-katia-boustany-2022 

2022 Katia-Boustany Conference «Faire et quitter son nid: retour vers le futur du droit international pénal et humanitaire»

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On February 22, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the SQDI’s 2022 Katia-Boustany Conferene invites you to travel back in time with professors William A. Schabas and Eric David!

Moderated by Professors Julia Grignon and Fannie Lafontaine, the lecture will revisit the most significant developments of the last 40 years in international criminal and humanitarian law, and will consider the different challenges that these fields of international law will face in the next 4 decades.

The conference is the work of a broad partnership, co-organized at Université Laval by the SQDI, the Canada Research Chair on International Criminal Justice and Fundamental Rights, the International Criminal and Humanitarian Law Clinic, the Osons le DIH! partnership development, the research project on the extraterritorial application of international human rights law, and the Canadian Partnership for International Justice, in collaboration with Quid Justitiae.

The conference will be presented online on the Zoom platform. Free admission.

Certificates of attendance will be issued to registered participants only.

Roundtable on “Exploring Justice in Extreme Cases: Criminal Law Theory and International Criminal Law”

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The Roundtable on “Exploring Justice in Extreme Cases: Criminal Law Theory and International Criminal Law” was held in Philadelphia (USA) at Temple Law and was organized by Temple Law’s Institute for International Law and Public Policy.

The roundtable discussed Darryl Robinson’s book manuscript: Exploring Justice in Extreme Cases: Criminal Law Theory and International Criminal Law. Participants contributed a 5-10 page reaction paper prior to the event in order to have a substantive (although unstructured and informal) discussion of the book. Temple’s Journal of International and Comparative Law will publish the papers. Among the participants were Mark Kersten, James Stewart and professor Darryl Robinson.

Panel on the Rohingya crisis

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The Panel on the Rohingya crisis was held in Montreal (Canada) and was organized by the McGill International Law Society and Criminal Law McGill.

Professors Payam Akhavan and Frédéric Mégret served as moderators, with Saifullah Muhammad, Co-founder and director of the Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative, Yuriko Cowper-Smith, PhD Candidate, University of Guelph and Bob Rae, Special Envoy to Myanmar as panelists.

This event offered students an opportunity to learn more about the case and international criminal law more generally, as well as highlighted the expertise relating to international law and human rights that exists within the Faculty.

2019 Australian International Criminal Law Workshop

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The 2019 Australian International Criminal Law Workshop was held at Griffith University in Australia and organized by the Law Futures Centre.

Professor Frédéric Mégret gave a presentation on “Rethinking the International Criminal Court”.

Histories of Transnational Criminal Law

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The conference “Histories of Transnational Criminal Law” was held in Hannover (Germany) at Schloss Herrenhausen. The event was organized by the University oF Hamburg in collaboration with the Wolkswagen Foundation.

Professor Joanna Harrington gave a presentation on “The Historical Roots of International Extradition”.

Concordia Annual Summit

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The Concordia Annual Summit was held at the Grand Hyatt in New York (USA).

Professor Jennifer Bond was a panelist at opening plenary session and the chair of GRSI-led roundtables on community sponsorship both in the international and U.S. context.

Workshop on International Criminal Law

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The Workshop on International Criminal Law was held in London (Canada) at Western University. The event was coordinated by Professor Valerie Oosterveld and organized by Western Law’s Public, the Private International Law Research Group and Osgoode Hall’s Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime, and Security and the CPIJ.

Professor Frédéric Mégret gave a presentation on “Justifying Extra-Territorial Criminal Jurisdiction Over One’s Nationals”.

International Criminal Law Works-in-Progress Workshop

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The International Criminal Law Works-in-Progress Workshop was held in London (Canada) at Western University and was organized by the Faculty of Law at Western University.

Professor Joanna Harrington gave a paper presentation on “Providing for Victim Redress within the Legislative Scheme for Tackling Foreign Corruption”.

19th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology

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The 19th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology was on “Convergent roads, bridges and new pathways in criminology”. The event was held in Ghent (Belgium) and organized by the European Society of Criminology.

Professor Jo-Anne Wemmers gave a presentation on “Restorative Justice and Gender-Based Violence: Victim-Centred Reparative Justice”.