Announcements: 22 December 2023

If you would like to have something included in next week’s announcements, please email and include ‘Announcements’ in the email title. We are especially interested in submissions outside of Europe and North America.

Call for Abstracts, Papers, and Submissions:

LSE/Imperial Workshop on Environmental Economics (abstracts)
The programme will consist of full paper presentations and a session of egg-timer presentations for early career researchers (PhDs/Postdocs). We will also have a keynote talk by Prof Kenneth Gillingham. The workshop will bring together top scholars from around the world to share their latest research in environmental, resource, and energy economics. The workshop is also a great platform to identify areas where further academic work is needed and to foster new collaborations. Paper (and extended abstract) submissions are due 1 February, 2024. See more here.

2nd Conference of the Climate and Environmental Mobilities Network (abstracts)
Theme: Environmental changes and migration – bridging disciplines for a new research agenda. The conference will be held in Liége, Belgium at the The Hugo Observatory 9-12 July, 2024. 250-word abstracts should be sent by 9 February, 2024 but non presenting participants may register until 15 May, 2024. See more here.

Gender & Climate Justice (papers)
The Atlantis Journal of Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social Justice is seeking papers which take an intersectional approach, recognizing that women, persons of colour, Indigenous, queer and trans persons, and other vulnerable groups are often in grave danger from the increasing climate crisis. This call invites individuals to submit research articles (up to 7,000 words), literary writing (up to 3,000 words), and book reviews (up to 1,000 words). Deadline: 1 May, 2024. See more here.


Association of Young International Scholars (Conference Organization)
We are looking for a new organizing team of young scholars (PhDs or postdocs) for the next joint conference of the Arbeitskreis junger Völkerrechtswissenschaftler:innen (AjV) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationales Recht (DGIR). The AjV-DGIR conference is the only recurring conference on international law in the German-speaking world that is explicitly dedicated to an exchange between young and established scholars. Time and place of the next conference will be determined by the new organizing team. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact us by e-mail (individually or as (part of) a team) by 3 January, 2024.

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (Manager)
The role of the Evidence, Measurement, and Evaluation Manager ‘EME’ (Climate) is to ensure that CIFF’s investments in climate change initiatives are informed by a robust evidence base, are designed to achieve tangible impact consistent with CIFF’s vision, and have effective measurement and evaluation systems. The EME Manager (Climate) will be a member of the EME team and will work closely with the sector teams working on climate change and sustainable development. This is a hybrid role, based in London. Application deadline: 5 January, 2024. See more here.

Climate Litigation Network (Senior/Junior Legal Associate)
The Climate Litigation Network (CLN) is a non-profit foundation that works with partners around the world to bring ground-breaking litigation against high-emitting actors to drive stronger climate action. We are looking for a Senior Legal Associate and Legal Associate in Amsterdam or London to start as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until 24 January, 2024. See more here.


Eco-social Crisis and Judicial Activism / Crisis Ecosocial y Activismo Judicial (webinar)
Litigation against states and companies has been an avenue activated by rightsholders, and increasingly by stakeholders, seeking to prevent, mitigate or remediate socio-environmental harms and serious risks. This webinar will uncover various aspects of litigation, which is a multidimensional phenomenon that requires an understanding from legal and socio-ecological perspectives. This webinar is organized by the Brussels School of Governance in cooperation with the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and with Institut Barcelona D’estudis Internacionals IBEI, Spain. Date: 30 January, 2024, 15:00 CET. Register here.

New Publications/Releases:

Book: Advanced Introduction to International Water Law, Owen McIntyre. Purchase here.

Book: Global Risks and International Law – The Case of Climate Change and Pandemics, Sarah Cassella. Purchase here.

Book: Land, Water, Air and Freedom – The Making of World Movements for Environmental Justice, Joan Martínez-Alier (open access). Read here.

Bulletin: Brazilian Climate Litigation Bulletin 2023, from the Law, Environment, and Justice in the Anthropocene Research Group. Read here.

Journal Special Issue: Chinese Journal of Environmental Law – Climate Litigation, edited by Maria Antonia Tigre and Otto Spijkers. Access here.

News Article: It’s up to governments to declutter space, Anjana Ahuja. Read here.