Wednesday, February 15, 2012, by noon (EST).
The American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society seek submissions of papers for the second International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition.
The competition aims to promote interest and enhance scholarship in international humanitarian law among students as well as deepen their understanding of this important area of international law.
Two winning authors will present their papers at an expert conference at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Travel and accommodation expenses are covered. Winners will also receive a complimentary registration at the ASIL Annual Meeting on March 28-31, 2012, in Washington, DC, and will receive a one-year student membership with ASIL.
ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS:
Students must currently be enrolled in a law degree program at U.S. or foreign law school.
Students may choose a topic within the scope of international humanitarian law.
Submissions must be unpublished academic papers written solely by the candidate in English.
Articles should be submitted online, as Microsoft Word attachments at http://www.WCLCenterforHR.org.
Only papers submitted through the online form will be considered.
For more detailed competition rules, visit http://www.WCLCenterforHR.org. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 15, 2012, by 12 p.m. (Noon, EST).