2022 Midyear Meeting


The ASIL Midyear Meeting

The American Society of International Law hosts a Midyear Meeting annually in late October or early November. The meeting encompasses several events, including leadership meetings of the Society's Executive Council and the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law; the Research Forum, which features cutting-edge international law scholarship by more than 70 authors; and programming for practitioners. The Midyear Meeting has been held since 2010 in Miami, Los Angeles, Athens & Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Seattle, St. Louis, New York, and virtually. This year's meeting will be held in Miami, November 10-12, 2022.

2022 ASIL Research Forum

Co-Chairs

  • Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • Jorge Contesse, Rutgers Law School
  • Sonia Rolland, Northeastern University School of Law

2022 Practitioners' Forum

Co-Chairs

  • Simon Batifort, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
  • Clara Brillembourg, Foley Hoag LLP
  • Christina Cerna, Principal Human Rights Specialist, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (Retired)

 (Papers listed alphabetically by author)

  • “Public Attitudes Toward Extraterritorial Law Enforcement: The case of anti-foreign bribery law,” Elizabeth Acorn, University of Toronto &       Michael Allen, Yale University
  • “Sidestepping Colonial Continuities on African Copyright Landscape Through Antitrust Principles,” 'Damola Adediji, University of Ottawa
  • “Debtor's War: Law and political economy in the war on terror,” Zohra Ahmed, University of Georgia School of Law
  • “COVID-19 and Balance of Payments Crisis in Developing Countries: Balancing trade, sovereign debt, and development in Africa,” Eurallyah Akinyi, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
  • “Multilaterally Updating Bilateralism: Learning from other regimes to efficiently reform international economic law,” Wolfgang Alschner, University of Ottawa & Bin Cheng, University of Ottawa
  • “Making Trade Agreements Work for Gender Equality: The widening negotiation capacity gap?” Renata Amaral, Georgetown University Law Center & Amrita Bahri, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
  • “The Scope of the Recognition Power,” Scott Anderson, The Brookings Institution
  • “It’s Time to Rethink the Law of Armed Conflict,” Joshua Andresen, University of Surrey School of Law
  • “The Distribution of Rights and Responsibilities under International Climate Change Law: An examination of the equity approach,” Elkanah Babatunde, Irish Rule of Law International
  • “Embracing the Past: A way forward for diverse international judicial bodies?” Ashley Barnes, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • “In the Eye of the Beholder? Stealth inconsistency in the practice of international judicial fora,” Barbara Bazanth, NYU School of Law
  • “Preparing and Responding to Future Pandemics through a Regional Framework for Health Governance in the IAHRS,” Carlos Bernal, University of Dayton School of Law & Uchechukwu Ngwaba, Lincoln Alexander School of Law, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • “Understanding UN Documents: Quantitative text analysis and its potential for studying normative change at the United Nations,” Hannah Birkenkoetter, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
  • “Environmental Rights as ‘Biocultural’ Rights in International Law: A bridge between human rights and humanity’s stewards,” Giusto Amedeo Boccheni, McGill University & Kaito Suzuki, McGill University
  • “Human Rights Implications of Digital Trade Law,” Mira Burri, University of Lucerne
  • “International Economic Law's Governance Trauma,” Sungjoon Cho, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • “Who Owns Trade Policy? Voice and law in the separation of trade law powers,” Kathleen Claussen, University of Miami School of Law & Wendy Li, University of Wisconsin Department of Sociology
  • “The Forensic Child: Reconciling international law and methodological confusion in child trafficking research and programs,” Brendan Conner, St. Thomas University College of Law
  • “State Responsibility for Migration,” Pooja Dadhania, California Western School of Law
  • “Back to Basics: The benefits of paradigmatic international organizations,” Kristina Daugirdas, University of Michigan Law School & Katerina Linos, UC Berkeley Law
  • “Policy Paper on Gender Persecution,” Lisa Davis, CUNY Law School
  • “The Habre Effect? How an African trial shaped justice norms,” Margaret deGuzman, Temple University Beasley School of Law & Charles Jalloh, Florida International University
  • “Digital Plurilateralism,” Georgios Dimitropoulos, Hamid Ben Khalil University College of Law
  • “Climate Justice for Women: Gender-mainstreaming following the Lima Programme,” Freya Doughty, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
  • “Stories from the Letters of Withdrawal from International Treaties,” Sanja Dragić, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  • “The Pledging World Order,” Melissa (MJ) Durkee, University of Georgia School of Law
  • “The War in Ukraine and the Legitimacy of the International Criminal Court,” Yvonne Dutton, Indiana University McKinney School of Law & Milena Sterio, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • “Private Elites and International Organizations: Internal regulations of public-private partnerships at the United Nations,” Julia Emtseva, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law
  • “Market Mechanisms for Decarbonization: Tensions and implications for natural gas markets,” Alexander Ezenagu, Hamid Ben Khalifa University & Walters Nsoh, Birmingham Law School
  • “The Malabo Protocol and Victim Participation in International Criminal Justice: Lessons for Africa, lessons from Africa,” Andrew Feinstein, Georgetown University Law Center & Clea Strydom, Centre for International Law and Policy in Africa
  • “From Policy Back to Principles? Refugee protection under international law & state (non)-compliance,” Hannah Garry, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • “Disregarding Slavery and the Slave Trade,” Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • “From Guns to Scalpels: Reproductive violence and the gendered future of genocide,” Anthony Ghaly, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • “Empirical Consequences of Normative Flaws: The gap between the principle of temporary refuge and a refugee status,” Maciej Grześkowiak, University of Warsaw
  • “Internet Shutdowns and Human Rights: Looking beyond the territorial,” Bharath Gururagavendran  Jindal Global Law School & Kiran Suryanarayana, UCLA School of Law
  • “Lethal Force as Transitional Justice,” Zachary Kaufman, University of Houston Law Center
  • “Intangible Heritage and Persecution Based on Race and Gender in Colombia,” JM Kirby, MADRE & René Urueña, Universidad de los Andes
  • “Judicial Foreign Policy,” Chimène Keitner, UC Hastings Law
  • “COMESA Competition Commission Agenda Setting Power in COMESA and COMESA Member State’s Competition Policy Legislative Processes,” Vellah Kedogo Kigwiru, Hochshule für Politik, Technical University of Munich
  • “Third World Approaches to International law (TWAIL): A cognitive turn,” Shiri Krebs, Deakin University Law School
  • “The Rise and Fall of the Market Metaphor of International Trade Lawmaking,” Nicolas Lamp, Queen's University
  • “Social Sanctions,” Desiree LeClercq, Cornell University
  • “Reparations for Coercive Sterilization of Roma Women in Europe as a Framework for Latina Women in the United States,” Simone Levine, Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law & Rebecca Mitchell, Vermont Supreme Court
  • “Is the Natural Environment a Subject of International Humanitarian Law?” Andrea Lloreda, Georgetown University Law Center
  • “The Normative Logic of Complementarity,” Ryan Liss, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law
  • “Conceptualising State-International Tribunal Interaction: The ICC and “African Backlash” in Context,” Henry Lovat, University of Glasgow & Shaina Western, Cabinet Office, Government of the United Kingdom
  • “State Responsibility for Negligent Intelligence,” Asaf Lubin, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • “The Right to Truth and In Absentia Trials: A case study of the Napalpí Massacre Truth Trial in Argentina,” Irene Victoria Massimino, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indiana University
  • “Extraterritorial Corporate Governance,” William Moon, University of Maryland School of Law
  • “Goods' Citizenship,” Trang (Mae) Nguyen, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • “Comparative Study of Central Bank Digital Currencies from a Legal and Economic Perspective,” Vasu Nigam, Stanford Law School
  • “Making Sense of the Application of International Law to Armed Non-State Actors: Introducing the state ratification theory,” Joshua Joseph Niyo, UCLA School of Law
  • “The Belt and Road Initiative and Sustainable Development in Central Asia: The myths and realities of environmental stewardship,” Roza Nurgozhayeva, Nazarbayev University
  • “‘Off with their heads!’ Critiquing the Energy Charter Treaty’s dispute settlement mechanism amid carbon-based energy phase out,” Tanya Oberoi, McGill University
  • “The Exceptions Transplant: The comparative law and political economy of trade and investment law,” Stratos Pahis, Wake Forest University School of Law
  • “SOEs As a Tool for Developing A New Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy: What constraints under WTO law?” Anna Panarella, University of Turin Department of Law
  • “Reconceptualizing Legitimate Expectations for Sustainable Development,” Hui Pang, University of New South Wales School of Law
  • “Soft law’s ‘Relative Normativity’ Reloaded,” Marion Panizzon, World Trade Institute, University of Bern
  • “Ad Intelligendum Et Ad Agendum: Understanding and operation of international tribunals’ (substantive) incidental jurisdiction,” Alina Papanastasiou, Three Crowns LLP
  • “International organizations and the ‘emerging right to democratic governance:’ What role for state sovereignty?” Nikolaos Pavlopoulos, International Court of Justice
  • “Demographic Engineering and the International Legal Order: Creation, dissolution and mutations in the state and the people,” Andrea Maria Pelliconi, City Law School, University of London
  • “Fragmentation or Cross-Cultural Consensus: Transnational judicial dialogue as a Habermasian ideal type discursive space,” Ayodeji Perrin, Temple University Department of Political Science
  • “Climate Change Mitigation and the Transformation of International Trade La,” Heloisa Pereira, National University of Singapore
  • “The Legacy of the Trump Administration in International Law ,” Mark Pollack, Temple University
  • “Disability Rights and International Armed Conflict: An oversight,” Shuchi Purohit, Tufts University, The Fletcher School
  • “Remedying Wrong Incidental Determinations in International Adjudication,” Relja Radović, BDK Advokati AOD
  • “Weaponizing State Inaction: Theorizing the Covid care crisis in international law,” Shruti Rana, Indiana University Bloomington
  • “Corporate Influence and Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” Weijia Rao, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • “Complementary Protection for Venezuelans in Colombia: A comparative analysis of ‘temporary’ protection,” Angela Remus, U.S. Department of State
  • “Effects of COVID-19 on the Treaty Interpretation: State's conduct in terms of subsequent agreement and subsequent practice,” Rakesh Roshan, Supreme Court of India
  • “Explaining Divergent Treaty Implementation: The case of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention,” Pablo Rueda-Saiz, University of Miami School of Law
  • “Transnational Labour Mobility and the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration; A TWAIL analysis,” Christiana Sagay, Vulner Research Project, University of Ottawa
  • “Applying the Law of Armed Conflict in Domestic Courts: The fusion of domestic and international law and the question of IHL expertise,” Yahli Shereshevsky, University of Haifa
  • “Bringing Courts into a Climate-Disrupted World: Toward a theory of the role of climate litigation in global governance,” Karen Sokol, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
  • “The Global Diffusion of Anti-Terrorism Law and Its Impact on Human Rights,” Jessica Stanton, Temple University
  • “Cascading Consequences of Sinking States: Revisiting sovereignty and responsibility in the face of sea-level rise,” Melissa Stewart, Georgetown University Law Center
  • “Article 103 of the United Nations Charter: Uncharted Possibilities?” Eran Sthoeger, Eran Sthoeger, Esq.
  • “Investment Protection Standards as Subsidiary Principles of Governmental Accountability: Lessons from the American legal history,” Michal Swarabowicz, University of Amsterdam
  • “State Defense and the Effective international Adjudication of the Inter-American Human Rights Court,” Piero Vásquez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • “Theorizing Enforcement Unilateralism,” Pierre-Hugues Verdier, University of Virginia School of Law
  • “Treaty Design and Distributive Politics: Negotiating the prohibitions against child labor in international law,” Andrea Vilán, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • “Coordination, Commitment, and Enforcement: An institutional account of the U.S.-China economic relationship,” Mengyi Wang, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • “China’s Engagement in the International Commercial Dispute Resolution Mechanism and its Influence on Legal Globalisation,” Yizhi Wang, Queen Mary, University of London
  • “Trial Support Groups in War Compensation Litigation,” Timothy Webster, Western New England University
  • “The Color of Revolution: Foreign elections, mass resistance, and the prohibition against nonforcible intervention,” Elizabeth Wilson, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law
  • “The de facto regulated capacity of the state and state violence on digital platforms,” Kebene Wodajo, University of St. Gallen
  • “Transparencies, Accountabilities and Control: Reforming the international investment law regime,” Jarrod Wong, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law & Jason Yackee, University of Wisconsin School of Law
  • “Institutionalizing the Trade-Labor Nexus in Free Trade Agreements,” Yueming Yan, Singapore Management University
  • “Between Forbearance and Audacity: How the European Court redefined the norm against torture,” Ezgi Yildiz, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • “Investor-State Dispute Settlement as An Avenue for Interactional Law-Making: An empirical study,” Chen Yu, National University of Singapore