The 3rd Conference “Dialogues on International Law” will take place at Di Tella Law School (Buenos Aires) on 29th October 2019. The general theme of the conference will be “Change in International Law”.


The Conference seeks to bring together scholars in International Law and related disciplines, such as IR, History, Economics, and Philosophy, to examine contemporary issues concerning the international legal system, the international community, and particularly Latin America. The emphasis will be on change in International Law, its features, aims, context, and its impact. We welcome papers on any area of international law that focus on the idea of change.


The keynote lecture will be by Anne Orford (Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, Michael D Kirby Chair of International Law, and Australian Laureate Fellow at Melbourne Law School, and Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School), who will speak on: “Regional Orders and the Future of International Law: The End of Geography or a New Geopolitics?”

Di Tella Law School invites the submission of original papers. The call is open to scholars, practitioners, and advanced students of international law and related disciplines. Papers will be selected on the basis of quality, originality, and their capacity to generate an interesting discussion. Paper proposals must be unpublished, and may be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Discussions in Buenos Aires will be held in English.


Abstracts will be received (maximum 500 words) until 10 May 2019. They should be sent to Selected participants will be notified by 20 May 2019. Proposals should contain an abstract and a brief CV of the candiate(s). Drafts should be sent by 31 September at the latest, to be distributed amongst participants.


Speakers will be responsible for their travel and accommodation expenses. Selected papers form the Conference will be published in LADI – Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional, subject to peer review.