The events of 2020 and 2021 continue to emphasize that human inter-connectedness is both granular and uneven. If discussions about international law and globalisation in the 1990s and early 2000s focused on high-minded issues of economic integration and (selective) mobility, the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of the reality of our physical inter-connectedness as well as the importance of groups such as ‘essential workers’ for the continuing functioning of societies, domestic and international. The escalating climate crisis underscores our inter-connectedness with the environment; a connection that has profoundly shifted and is signaled with the recognition of the Age of the Anthropocene. Simultaneously, forms of inter-connectedness previously taken for granted, such as the global and regional mobility of individuals, goods and services, are facing unprecedented challenges.
These contexts pose significant questions for international law, international lawyers and international legal institutions. At the same time, they offer unique opportunities for re-making the international legal order. At the 29th ANZSIL Conference we encourage participants to reflect on whether and how international law shapes, undermines and re-makes inter-connectedness on a global scale.
We invite participants at the 29th ANZSIL Conference to re-evaluate the role of international law as a force in different forms of social, political and even biological connections including, for example, physical processes that tie us together, emerging regionalisms, border crossings, and transnational solidarities, exemplified by the rise of a global Black Lives Matter movement or Indigenous internationalisms.
Conference Program and Conference Information
The Conference Program is now confirmed. We will endeavour to keep this copy as up-to-date as possible if any changes occur.
Detailed information for speakers, chairs and participants both in-person and online is available here.
This year, we are using the online conference platform Whova to facilitate the conference program. The Whova website will contain the conference program, information about the conference participants and all of the links for watching conference sessions online. It will enable you to connect with and chat to other conference participants virtually. Once you register for the conference, you will be sent a link and code to access Whova.
Guide to using the Whova app for panel chairs is available here.
Guide to using the Whova app for speakers and participants is available here.
How to Register
Please use the registration link at the bottom of the menu on the left and follow the prompts to register securely online.
Note for conference speakers: Your place in the program will not be confirmed until you have registered for the conference. We ask you to register or contact us as soon as possible so we can finalise the program.
In-person ANZSIL Member: 400 AUDIn-person Non- ANZSIL Member: 450 AUD In-person ANZSIL Member 1 day/half day: 200 AUD
In-person Non-ANZSIL Member 1 day/half day: 225 AUD
Online only ANZSIL Member: 100 AUD (registration before 30 May)
Online only Non-ANZSIL Member: 130 AUD (registration before 30 May)
Online only ANZSIL Member: 200 AUD
Online only Non-ANZSIL Member: 230 AUD(Note: there is no reduced rate for daily or partial online attendance)
Online only Students: FREE *Students must email email@example.com to confirm student status to receive a registration code*
We do appreciate that this has again been a challenging year for academics and practitioners, particularly but not limited to those based in developing countries. If you are unable to pay the online registration fee (as a speaker, chair or as a conference delegate) please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org to request an registration fee waiver (for online only).
The conference will take place in-person and online at the JG Crawford Building at The Australian National University, Canberra.
The conference dinner will take place at 7pm on Friday 1st July at Old Parliament House (OPH) in Canberra, the home of the Federal Parliament from 1927 - 1988. It is no longer possible to register for the conference dinner.
ANZSIL has secured special discounted rates for those travelling to Canberra with the following hotels:
QT Hotel Canberra 1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT QT King Room (1 x King Bed) AUD $199.00 room only
QT Twin Room (2 x King Single Beds) AUD $199.00 room only
To access your special rates please visit https://www.qthotelsandresorts.com/canberra
Alternatively, contact the Reservations Team (Email: email@example.com or call +61 2 6867 1205) quoting the block code ANZSIL22.In order to access this discounted rate, all bookings will need to be confirmed 14 days prior to arrival. After this time any new requests will be subject to availability and rates of the day.
Ovolo Nishi 25 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra ACTSimply use the code OVOLOXBIZ on the website for 10% off all hotel rates.
Participants and delegates are responsible for ensuring they comply with all COVID and other requirements for entering Australia. Please see the official requirements and guidelines on entering Australia here.
A registrant must provide the registration confirmation details (including the email address used to pay via paypal) when submitting a written cancellation request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellation requests cannot be taken over the telephone.
Conference no-shows are ineligible for a refund.
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