Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award

The Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award is an annual award sponsored by the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) for a deserving paper on the international law of the sea relating to submarine cables. The candidate who produces the best paper will be awarded either (i) Guaranteed Admission and a Scholarship for the 2015 Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy; or (ii) for Rhodes Academy Graduates, a cash award of GBP 1000. For further information about the Award, please click here.

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CIL News

Visiting Fulbright Fellow
CIL welcomed its first Visiting Fulbright Fellow, Mr Robert Houston, in November 2014. MORE »
CIL Welcomes New Research Fellow
CIL is pleased to announce that Denise Cheong has joined CIL as a Research Fellow. MORE »
Jerome Sayles Hess Prize for Int’l Law
Tara Davenport, former CIL Research Fellow and CIL Global Associate, has been awarded the Jerome Sayles Hess Prize for International Law 2014. MORE »
CIL Welcomes New Research Associate
CIL is pleased to announce that Kristine Dalaker Kraabel has joined CIL as a Research Associate. MORE »
CIL Associate Awarded Scholarship to YaleTara Davenport, former CIL Research Fellow, has been awarded a NUS Scholarship to pursue her JSD at Yale Law School. MORE »
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Research & Publications

The South China Sea Disputes and Law of the Sea
Edited by
Professor S. Jayakumar, Professor Tommy Koh and Professor Robert Beckman
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
This book is available at a 35 per cent discount until 31 March 2015. For more information about the book and how to get the promotion code, click here.
  • Article | By: James Losari & Michael Ewing-Chow
    “Pacific Rim Investment Treaty Practice: Regional Considerations – Reflective or Reactionary? Indonesia’s Approaches to International Investment Agreements and Recommendations for the Future”
  • Article | By: James Losari
    “Searching for an Ideal International Investment Protection Regime for ASEAN + Dialogue Partners (RCEP): Where do we begin?” pdf-icon-small PDF
  • Commentary | By: Leonardo Bernard
    “Historic Fishing Rights and the Nine-Dash Line (A Response to PacNet #88)” pdf-icon-small PDF
  • Article | By: Hao Duy Phan
    “Institutional Design and Its Constraints: Explaining ASEAN’s Role in the Temple of Preah Vihear Dispute” pdf-icon-small PDF
  • Article | By: Hao Duy Phan
    “Resolving the Dispute over Pedra Branca: Lessons Learned for Vietnam in the South China Sea Disputes”

CIL Members’ Activities

World Congress on International Law
CIL’s Dr Hao Duy Phan, Leo Bernard, James Losari and Harpreet Kaur Dhillon participated in the World Congress on International Law. MORE »
Speech to Georgetown Alumni about TPP
Professor Michael Ewing-Chow was invited to the Global Georgetown Alumni Academic Program to share his views on the ongoing TPP negotiations. MORE »
International Criminal Law Conference
CIL Research Fellow Ms Ranyta Yusran was invited to participate in the Second Conference on the ‘Historical Origin of International Criminal Law’. MORE »
6th SCS International Conference
CIL Director Beckman, Capt J Ashley Roach and CIL’s Dr Hao Duy Phan participated in the 6th South China Sea International Conference. MORE »
Maritime Security Challenges Conference
CIL’s Dr Zhen Sun was invited to speak at a conference entitled Maritime Non-Traditional Security Challenges in Asia-Pacific. MORE »
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