Qualifying authors are invited to submit papers,
no later than 31 December 2015,
to compete for the François Prize 2016.
The Board of the
ROYAL NETHERLANDS SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW
those who are students at, or have obtained a Master’s degree from, a Dutch university, to submit a paper or other similar writing (not being a Ph.D. thesis, a book, a published article or another publication that has been judged externally) on a subject of public international law or private international law to compete for the
FRANÇOIS PRIZE 2016
provided that on 31 December 2015 they have passed their exam less than two (2) years ago.
The papers will be judged by a jury consisting of Prof.mr dr L. Strikwerda, formerly Advocate General at the Netherlands Supreme Court and until recently professor of Private International Law at the Tilburg Law School, Prof.dr E. Lijnzaad, Legal Adviser of the Netherlands Department of Foreign Affairs and professor of practice of international law at Maastricht University, and Dr mr Ch.Y.M. Paulussen, Senior Researcher at the Asser Institute.
Papers should be submitted no later than 31 December 2015 to the Secretariat of the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law, in triplicate and anonymized, addressed as follows:
c/o Ms. C.H.M. Verhaar, Sterrenwachtlaan 11, 2311 GW LEIDEN
The François Prize, named after Prof.mr J.P.A. François (1889-1978), has been created in 1975 by the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law
with a view to encouraging the study of public international law and private international law. The prize consists of an award of € 2,000 and a certificate.