Volterra Fietta and King's College London to co-host the London International Boundary Conference 2019

2-3 April 2019
Technical workshops (1-2 April 2019)

Volterra Fietta and King's College London (Department of Geography) are co-hosting the fourth edition of The London International Boundary Conference ("LIBC"). The LIBC will take place on 2 and 3 April 2019 at King's College London with technical workshops running from the afternoon of 1 April and morning of 2 April 2019. The Conference, which will be attended by delegates and speakers from all over the world, will provide a unique and multidisciplinary insight into the complex world of international boundary and sovereignty disputes. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore topical issues on boundary delimitation and share perspectives on how to address them.

In this edition of the LIBC, Dr Martins Paparinskis of UCL Laws will deliver the keynote address on the topic of "International Boundaries and Third Party Settlement of International Disputes". Leading experts from Marbdy Consulting Ltd and Maritime Zone Solutions Ltd will deliver workshops relating to technical and scientific aspects of maritime boundary delimitation and continental shelf demarcation.

The organisers of The London International Boundary Conference are pleased to announce the following panels and topics for the Conference:

  1. Physical and emotional boundaries post Brexit
  2. Borders and mobility/Building fences and barriers on land and at sea
  3. Topical boundary-related aspects of the Law of the Sea
  4. The Global Commons and the Oceans/Beyond the 200m limit
  5. The Curious Incidence of Islands in the sea
  6. Contemplating the Middle Eastern border

Further details about how to respond to the 2019 LIBC Call for Papers, how to apply for the 2019 LIBC Scholarship and how to register for the Conference please monitor this space or email info@LondonInternationalBoundaryConference.com.