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Call for Applications: Delegates to the 2024 ASIL Annual Meeting

February 07, 2024

The Office of International Affairs is seeking to support up to five Penn Carey Law students as delegates to the 2024 ASIL Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The full conference runs from Wednesday, April 3 to Saturday, April 6.

This year’s ASIL Annual Meeting will interrogate the role of international law in an interdependent world. Has international law actually contributed to human connectedness and flourishing, and if so, how? Can we still envision this pursuit while limiting social and political stratification within and among nations? How can international law respond to new challenges posed by greater integration, including the very weaponization of interdependence? Themes to be explored include:

  • International Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Criminal Justice
  • Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution
  • International Trade, Investment, Finance, and Tax
  • International Organizations, Global Governance, Global Health, and Technology
  • Security, Foreign Relations, and Use of Force
  • Environment, Sea, Space, and Sustainable Development

Selected delegates will be provided with free meeting registration and accommodations in Washington, D.C., for Wednesday and Thursday night of the conference. 

What Is ASIL?

ASIL’s mission is to foster the study of international law and promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice.

ASIL’s meetings provide forums for individuals who are engaged with international law as scholars, practitioners, or policymakers.

Why Should You Attend?

  • The conference includes a full track of professional development and networking opportunities for current law students.
  • Engagement is a useful tool for professional development, creating access to a global network of international lawyers.
  • Distinguished speakers will address a wide range of topics in the international space, expanding on Penn Carey Law’s international learning opportunities.

How Can You Apply?

All current Penn Carey Law students are eligible to apply to be a delegate and should submit the following items to

  • a copy of your resume;
  • a one-page statement of interest; and
  • your Penn Carey Law transcript (unofficial copy is fine).
  • All materials should be compiled into one .pdf document and saved as Last Name_First Name with your (1) resume on top, followed by (2) statement of interest and (3) transcript.
Applications are due by Tuesday, February 20, 2024.