Online Conference – International Law in Translation: Perspectives on and from Palestine

Panel I: Legal and factual discrimination and State Law (in Palestine, and Germany) – Nov. 10, 2020

Part I: Introduction/Welcome + Saleh Hijazi (Amnesty International):    Structural discrimination in occupied Palestine

Part II: Osama Risheq (Legal Clinic/ Al-Quds University):   Legal issues facing the Bedouin communities in the suburbs of Jerusalem

Panel II: Occupation and Annexation: Palestine in 2020 (Nov 17, 2020)

Part I: Prof. Dr. iur. Rainer Grote, LL.M. (Edinburgh) (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg): International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law in Occupied Territories: Conflict or Complementarity?

Part II: Dr. Susan Power (Researcher / Al- Haq Organization): Current developments from the perspective of international law (Corporate responsibility in human rights violations.

Part III: Prof. Michael Lynk (UN Special Rapporteur): Remedies against annexation in international law? What can Palestinians (legally) do?

Panel III: Palestine and Legal Pluralism (Nov 24, 2020)

Part I: Judge (ret.) Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. h. c. Mathias Rohe, M.A. (Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg): Islamic and Middle Eastern Customary Law in Germany – Conflicts and Solutions.

Part II: Prof. Dr. Munir Nuseibah (Legal Clinic / Al-Quds University): Is there dialogue/translation between the different laws and systems at work in Jerusalem? Do they impact one another?

Part III: Judge Somoud al-Damiri: Legal Cases on the Border

Panel IV: Translating International Criminal Law to the Palestinian Case (Dec. 1, 2020)

Part I: Judge Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Kai Ambos (Faculty of Law, University of Goettingen): The International Criminal Court and Palestine

Part II: Dr. Muhammad Shalaldeh (Palestinian Minister of Justice): Implementation of Rome Statute and/or possible future ICC ruling in Palestine?

Part III: Concluding Statements (Prof. Dr. Munir Nuseibah and Prof. Dr. Irene Schneider)