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2013 International Law Symposium

Biennial PhD Symposium: ‘Regime Interactions in Public International Law’

Keynote speakers

Prof. Matthew Happold, University of Luxembourg and Prof. Christian Tams, University of Glasgow

On Monday-Tuesday 17th -18th of June 2013, the University of Edinburgh International Law Discussion Group held its biennial Doctoral Symposium where PhD students and young researchers had an opportunity to present their papers to other PhD fellows and senior scholars. The symposium was composed of six panels, with three presentations delivered by junior researchers and commented by the seniors.

Panel One: Implementation of multiple regimes through judicial review
Panelists: Yung-Djong Shaw (Humboldt University), Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli (Graduate Institute Geneva), Dai Tamada (Kobe University)
Discussants: Prof. Matthew Happold (University of Luxembourg) and Dr James Harrison (University of Edinburgh)

Panel Two: Regime interactions related to International Criminal Law
Panelists: Hanna Bosdriesz (Leiden University), Emma Irving (University of Amsterdam), Judy Dan Zhu (University of Edinburgh)
Discussants: Prof. Iain Scobbie (University of London (SOAS)) and Dr James Sloan (University of Glasgow)

Panel Three: The Law of the Sea from Different Perspectives
Panelists: Henan Hu (University of Hong-Kong), Anete Logina (World Maritime University, Malmo), Winston Yu-Tsang Wu (University of Edinburgh)
Discussants: Dr Irini Papanicolopulu (University of Glasgow) and Dr James Harrison (University of Edinburgh)

Panel Four: Regime interactions issues in International Legal Theory
Panelists: Noppadon Detsomboonrut (University of Edinburgh), Jonathan Chevry (EUI Florence), Anna Baka (University of Hong-Kong)
Discussants: Prof. Jean d'Aspremont (University of Manchester) and Dr Euan MacDonald (University of Edinburgh)

Panel Five: Tensions between economic interests and other regimes
Panelists: Kirsten Mikadze (McGill University), Edward Guntrip (University of East Anglia), David Rossati (University of Edinburgh)
Discussants: Dr Celine Tan (University of Warwick) and Harro van Asselt (Stockholm Environment Institute)

Panel Six: Human Rights across International Law
Panelists: Dr Kasey McCall-Smith (University of Edinburgh and Open University), Stephanie Berry (Brunel Law School), Diogo de Sousa e Alvim (University of Edinburgh)
Discussants: Dr Matyas Bodig (University of Aberdeen) and Prof. Christine Bell (University of Edinburgh)

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