American University Washington College of Law Announces Second International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, DC, November 18, 2011 - The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society (ASIL) will hold the Second International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition.
This competition aims to enhance scholarship among students in international humanitarian law while deepening their understanding of the field.
- Writing competition submissions are due Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at noon (EST).
- Submission forms can be found online.
- Please review full competition rules and regulations before submitting.
The two winning authors will present their papers at an expert conference in spring 2012 at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. with travel and accommodation expenses covered. The authors will also receive a complimentary registration at the ASIL Annual Meeting March 28-31, 2012 in Washington, D.C., and a one-year student membership with ASIL.
Media inquiries should be directed to Megan Smith, (202) 274-4276.
American University Washington College of Law
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