Four Societies Conference

8th International Four Societies Conference:
“Beyond National Jurisdiction”

Berkeley, California, USA, June 16-17, 2020

The international law societies of Australia and New Zealand, Canada, Japan, and the United States of America (the “Four Societies”) have held seven conferences bringing together early career scholars around a common theme, generally leading to an edited conference volume. The goal of this initiative is to foster a scholarly network between members of the four sponsoring societies. The 2020 Conference will examine the formerly “empty” spaces beyond national jurisdiction, such as the oceans, polar regions, outer space, and cyberspace, where international law is playing an evolving and innovating regulatory role.

Members of each of the Four Societies may submit an abstract for consideration for one of the four early career scholar positions assigned to each society. The Call for Abstracts is available here.

Members of the American Society of International Law should submit their abstracts no later than 5 p.m. ET on January 31, 2020 to Selected participants will be notified in February 2020.

Details about accommodations and travel will be shared directly with selected participants.