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Yearbook of International Disaster Law – call for abstracts

September 23, 2019

About the author(s):

Katharine Fortin is an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University where she teaches international humanitarian law and international human rights. Before joining Utrecht University, she worked at the ICTY, ICC and Norton Rose Fulbright. She is the author of The Accountability of Armed Groups under Human Rights Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Lieber Prize. Katharine has written widely about the framework of law that applies to armed groups in non-international armed conflicts and she is one of the editors of the Armed Groups and International Law blog. She has recently started a 3-year NWO-Veni research project called ‘Dangerous Liaisons: civilian agency, armed groups and international law’.

Please see the link here for a call for abstracts for Issue no. 2 of the Yearbook of International Disaster Law (Brill). The deadline is 31st October 2019.

The Yearbook of International Disaster Law (YIDL) aims to foster the interest of academics and practitioners on legal and institutional issues relevant to all forms of natural, technological and human-made hazards, including rapid and slow onset events, but excluding events such as armed conflicts or political/financial crises per se. The YIDL is a double-blind peer review journal published by Brill.


Abstracts for potential articles shall be sent by 31st October 2019 at info@yearbookidl.org. Abstracts should be between 700 and 1000 words. Authors are also kindly requested to attach a short curriculum vitae. Further details are available in the call.

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