2019 LIBC Scholarship

Deadline: 24 February 2019

Volterra Fietta (the public international law firm) and King's College London (the Department of Geography) are delighted to announce that applications for the 2019 London International Boundary Conference ("LIBC") Scholarship are now open.

The organisers are inviting government officials, diplomats, academics and others with a interest in international boundaries to submit a 250-word long cover letter written in English and indicating their motivation to attend the LIBC. Applicants should also include their name, title, affiliation and contact details.

This year, successful applicants will be invited to attend the three day event, including all workshops and panels, free of charge. The Scholarship will not cover travel and accommodation expenses.

Applications should be sent to info@LondonInternationalBoundaryConference.com by 24 February 2019. The LIBC will take place on 2 and 3 April 2019 at the King's College Strand campus in London. The 2019 LIBC will provide a unique and multidisciplinary insight into the complex world of international boundary and territorial questions. Like previous LIBC conferences, the LIBC speakers and participants are drawn from the fields of law, social sciences, physical sciences and diplomacy.

Interested parties may submit an abstract on one of the following topics:

  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