Call for Submissions: International Law and Technology Series

Theme: International Law and Technology

Deadline: 15th December 2021.

Public international law has been redefined by the advancement of technology in the 21st Century in every way. Whether it’s trade, armed conflict, space exploration, or human rights, international law has had to grapple with and embrace technological advancements. Jus Cogens: The International Law Blog happily invites authors to send in their submissions for our new series in which we focus on the broadly interpreted topic of International Law and Technology. We particularly encourage submissions from early-career scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, and policymakers from the Global South.

Examples of topics that can be discussed include:

  • The Role of Autonomous Weapons under International Humanitarian Law
  • The Law of Cyber Operations
  • The Transformation of International Trade and Economic Regulation
  • The Challenges and Perspectives of Artificial Intelligence under International Law
  • Human Rights in the Digital Age
  • The New Frontiers of Space Law
  • The Use of Computational Methods in International Legal Research
  • Recent Developments in International Law and Technology

Submissions should be no longer than 1500 words and contain hyperlinked sources. Submissions can be sent to

We are also delighted to announce that the authors of the top two submissions in response to this Call will receive an invitation to discuss their research on a special episode of the Jus Cogens International Law Podcast.

The deadline for this call-for-submissions is 15 December 2021. For our full guidelines, please check our submission guidelines.

Happy Writing!

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