VIII AIDP Symposium for Young Penalists - Maastricht, 8-9 June 2020

“Contemporary Challenges and Alternatives to International Criminal Justice”

The Eighth International AIDP Symposium for Young Penalists is hosted by the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University (UM). It is organized by Renata Barbosa, Craig Eggett, Dr. Francesco Mazzacuva, Dr. Megumi Ochi, Dr. Miren Odriozola, in collaboration with UM and Young Penalists Committee of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP).

PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, young academics, professionals are invited to submit an abstract (length: max. 300 words) on these and related questions. Abstracts must be in English and submitted by e-mail ( by March 9th, 2020, along with contact and affiliation information, and a short CV (max. 1 page).

Decisions on individual submissions and presentations are expected by mid-March 2020. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to present their work in one of the panel sessions. Authors of accepted abstracts are furthermore invited to submit a written version of their presentation (length: 4.000–8.000 words including references), which, if meeting quality standards and submitted to the organizing committee by July 31st 2020, will be published.

download the call for papers