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Call for Proposals: International Law Weekend

February 12, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Dear Dean, Chair, or Director:

On behalf of the Coordinating Committee of International Law Weekend (ILW) 2013, I am pleased to share the attached Call for Proposals, which we hope you will distribute to your faculty and law students.
International Law Weekend is an annual event in New York City sponsored by the American Branch of the International Law Association.  This two-and-a-half day conference features over 30 panels, and many of the world’s leading international lawyers, academics, and diplomats participate.  ILW is the only major international law conference that is free to students.  Attendance is also free for members of the International Law Association and modestly priced for nonmembers.  ILW offers a superb opportunity for faculty members to showcase their scholarship to a large, diverse, and sophisticated group.  Recent ILWs have attracted an audience of 800 to 1000 students, academics, diplomats, and practitioners.
ILW requires significant outside funding to provide this forum for the international law community.  We are accordingly seeking sponsorship for the event.  A contribution of $1200 will not only help make the conference possible but can offer valuable promotional opportunities for your institution.  Last year, our academic sponsors included:
American University, Washington College of Law
Amherst College, Department of Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought
Boston University School of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Case Western Reserve Law School
Columbia Law School
Cornell Law School
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Fordham Law School
George Washington University Law School
Georgetown University Law Center
Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University
International and Non-J.D. Programs, Fordham University School of Law
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies
Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Fordham University School of Law
New York University School of Law
Pace Law School
Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School Of Law
Princeton University, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Princeton University, Program On Law and Public Affairs
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Rutgers School of Law – Camden
Seton Hall University, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations
St. Johns University School of Law
University of Connecticut School of Law
University of Maine School of Law
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Virginia School of Law
Washington University School of Law
If you are willing to consider joining as a sponsor for the event, please contact me at your earliest convenience at aaron.fellmeth@asu.edu.
To learn more about the International Law Association (American Branch), please visit our Web site:
Or you can visit the ILW page directly at:
Thanks for your consideration.  We hope to see your faculty members and students there.
Kind regards,
Aaron Fellmeth
Coordinating Committee member
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