Friday 24 February 2017

Northumbria Law School is pleased to announce its 1st Summer Academy on Contemporary Challenges to International Criminal Justice will take place in Northumbria University, Newcastle from 12-16 June 2017. 

This novel summer academy provides a unique opportunity for participants to acquire in-depth knowledge on the most pressing issues facing the international criminal justice system from the leading scholars and practitioners in the field. Speakers will share their expertise and experience on a varied range of topics to encourage and inspire postgraduate research in law and criminology.  

Distinguished Speakers include: Professor William Schabas (Middlesex University/Leiden University)- Judge Howard Morrison (International Criminal Court) -Judge Professor Wolfgang Schomburg (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 2001-2008, Durham University) - Judge David Baragwanath (Special Tribunal for Lebanon) – Judge Professor Philip Weiner (Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia) - Professor Roger Clark, Rutgers University (TBC), Dr. Mohamed El Zeidy (International Criminal Court) – Mr. Patrick Schneider (EU Office of the Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Mr. Krmanj Othman (KRG High Committee for the Recognition of Genocide against Yezidi Kurds and other minorities).

This is a wonderful opportunity for international lawyers, legal interns, academics, and present and future postgraduate students to meet eminent scholars and practitioners in the field of international criminal justice as well as like-minded colleagues from all over the world. 

I would appreciate if you could make the attached poster available to those who might be interested in this Summer Academy.

For further information visit our website

Thursday 21 April 2016