The 2013 CJICL conference "Legal Tradition in a Diverse World" is taking place this weekend (18-19 May) in Cambridge. The conference will begin on Saturday morning with a keynote address by Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf of the ICJ. At lunchtime on Saturday Professor Patrick Glenn will deliver a guest lecture on the topic "The State as a Legal Tradition" and launch his new book "The Cosmopolitan State" by Oxford University Press.
Sunday morning sees a debate between Professor James Crawford and Professor Alain Pellet on the topic "Anglo-American v Continental Traditions in Advocacy at International Courts and Tribunals." The debate will be moderated by Professor Catherine Redgwell.
More than 50 papers will be presented in over a dozen panels covering a wide range of topics, including IHL, transitional justice, the teaching of law, EU law, economic development, legal procedure and critical legal studies.
Anyone wishing to attend who hasn't yet registered may sign up for the last remaining places via the CJICL conference website: www.cjicl.org.uk/conference
Those unable to attend can follow some of the conference highlights via the CJICL Blog Twitter account: https://twitter.com/CJICLBlog
Highlights of the conference will be tweeted using the hashtag
We look forward to seeing many of you in Cambridge.