International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Calls for Papers for November 2014 Legacy Symposium

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On 6-7 November 2014, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) is organising an International Symposium on the Legacy of the ICTR at its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

With the ICTR’s closure scheduled for 2015, the Symposium aims to provide an opportunity for experts in the field of international justice to reflect on the ICTR’s contributions to the development of international humanitarian law, administration of justice, and promotion of the rule of law, particularly in the Great Lakes Region.

The ICTR has invited experts in the field to submit proposals for papers to be presented during the Symposium, noting that papers should focus on the topics indicated in the draft programme.

Those interested in presenting a paper at the Symposium should submit an application including a 300 word abstract summarising the proposed paper via email to the ICTR Legacy Committee at ictrlegacy [at] Applications must include:

  1. A 300 word abstract of the proposed paper;
  2. The author’s name, title, and affiliation (if any);
  3. The author’s Curriculum Vitae/Résumé; and
  4. The author’s contact details including phone number and email address.

All applications must be received no later than 15 August 2014.

Successful applicants will receive by 5 September 2014 an invitation to submit a paper, and first drafts of papers will be expected to be submitted by 17 October 2o14. Submission of an application will be considered as acknowledgement that the author is available to be in Arusha from 5-8 November 2014 to participate in the Symposium. The ICTR will endeavour to cover travel and accommodation for successful applicants.