International Criminal Court Summer School

The International Criminal Court Summer School 2015

15-19 June 2015, NUI Galway, Ireland

 

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premier summer school on the International Criminal Court the world’s permanent institution for the trial of international crimes. The Summer School comprises a series of intensive and interactive lectures over five days given by leading academics and legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court. Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures, operations, and applicable law. Specific topics covered include international crimes (genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity & aggression), jurisdiction, modes of liability, the role of victims and prosecutorial discretion. This year’s ICC Summer School will include a special session on Palestine and the International Criminal Court, which will involve the participation of the Palestinian Ambassador to Ireland, Ambassador Ahmad Abdelrazek. The Summer School is suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, journalists and staff of civil society or intergovernmental organisations.

The 2015 ICC Summer School faculty includes:

 

Professor William Schabas – Middlesex University & Irish Centre for Human Rights

Professor Kevin Jon Heller – School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Dr. Fabricio Guariglia – Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court

Dr. Mohamed M. El Zeidy – Pre-Trial Chamber II at the International Criminal Court

Dr. Rod Rastan – Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court

Professor Ray Murphy – Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

Professor Don Ferencz, Visiting Professor, School of Law, Middlesex University; Research Associate, Oxford University Faculty of Law Centre for Criminology

Dr. Kwadwo Appiagyei Atua – University of Ghana and University of Lincoln

Dr Michael Kearney – School of Law, Sussex University

Dr. Noelle Higgins – Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Maynooth

Ms. Salma Karmi-Ayyoub – Barrister, London

Dr. Nadia Bernaz – School of Law, Middlesex University

Mr. John McManus – Canadian Department of Justice

Professor Megan A. Fairlie – Florida International University

Dr. Mohamed Badar – Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Dr. Shane Darcy – Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway

The early bird registration fee of €400 was available for delegates who register before 31 March 2015, with the fee for registrations after that date being €450. The registration fee included all course materials, all lunches and refreshments, a social activity and a closing dinner. A limited number of scholarships were available. Please see the General Information section of our website for further information.

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