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International Summer Course Human Rights Law in Context

Special Focus: Business and Human Rights

 

From 22 to 26 July 2019, the Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) will host a Summer School on human rights law in context in Nuremberg. The focus area will be business and human rights including topics such as human rights due diligence, corporate liability, supply chain responsibility and the negotiations on a binding instrument to regulate human rights obligations of transnational corporations.

Speakers include Daniel Augenstein (Tilburg University), Laura Clerico (FAU), Markus Krajewski (FAU), Miriam Saage-Maaß (ECCHR), Judith Schönsteiner (Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile) and Michael Windfuhr (German Institute for Human Rights) as well as other lawyers from ECCHR and academics from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg with expertise in the field of business and human rights.

You can find the programme here.

Fee: 250 € including lunches and refreshments (accommodation and evening meals excluded)

Application

We invite applications from advanced law students, graduates and young professionals in the fields of law, human rights and business.

To apply send a letter of motivation and your CV to markus.krajewski@fau.de

Application deadline: 31 March 2019

Selection of applicants will be merits-based and limited to a maximum of 25.

If you are interested in presenting work in progress including on doctoral theses in a Young Scholar workshop, please contact us and indicate the topic of your presentation.

If you have any questions please contact Professor Markus Krajewski.

Time: 22 to 26 July 2019

Place: University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nürnberg Room 2.429 (New Building).