Call for abstracts: Responsibility of international organizations, 29 March 2021

Dr Rossana Deplano (Leicester Law School) and Dr Antal Berkes (Brunel University) invite proposals for papers to be published in an edited collection on The Responsibility of International Organizations – Past, Present and Future.
Call for abstracts: Responsibility of international organizations, 29 March 2021

Society of Legal Scholars

We welcome abstract submissions that engage with innovative approaches to the study of the responsibility of international organizations. Possible topics include:

  • Conceptualising the scope, application and effectiveness of ARIO in theory and practice: past, present and future trends.
  • Responsibility of international organizations: selected case studies, comparative perspectives and implications for the development of the law of international organizations
  • Western and non-Western approaches to the theory of responsibility of international organizations
  • The responsibility of regional international organizations, regional approaches and the question of lex specialis
  • Dual or multiple responsibility: questions of shared responsibility of international organizations and States, responsibility of a State in connection with the conduct of an international organization
  • Implementation of the responsibility of international organizations

Abstracts of proposed papers of no more than 500 words should be sent via email to the organising committee (Dr Rossana Deplano,, Dr Antal Berkes, by 30 April 2021. Abstracts must include the institutional affiliation of the author. Papers will be selected by 10 May 2021.

Selected authors will be invited to a conference in 2022 hosted the Centre for European Law and Internationalisation (University of Leicester) and supported by the Society of Legal Scholars.

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