Irish Yearbook of International Law Call for Submissions, Volume 15 (2021-2022)

Monday, January 16, 2023 - 10:00

An annual, peer reviewed publication, the Irish Yearbook of International Law is committed to the publication of articles of general interest in international law as well as articles that have a particular connection to, or relevance for, Ireland. The Yearbook is edited by Richard Collins (QUB), James Gallen (DCU, and Bríd Ní Ghráinne (Maynooth University), is published by Hart-Bloomsbury and is also available on HEIN Online. 
The Editors are currently advertising a number of opportunities for scholars who wish to publish their work in the Yearbook:

  1. Call for Papers 

The Editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law invite submissions on any area of public or private international law for publication as an article in the Yearbook. Submissions are normally 10,000 to 12,000 words in length, although longer pieces will be considered. Submissions, comprising a brief 100-word abstract, article referenced in OSCOLA style, and confirmation of exclusive submission, should be sent to James Gallen ( by 31 March 2023. In particular, the Editors welcome papers that address the role of Ireland at the United Nations Security Council, elected in 2020 as a non-permanent member for 2021 and 2022.

The sixteenth volume (2021-22) of the Yearbook will be dedicated to the memory of one of Ireland’s leading international lawyers, and former Legal Adviser at the Department of Foreign Affairs, James Kingston.

  1. IYBIL Student Prize

The IYBIL Student Prize will be awarded to the best submission written by an individual enrolled in a degree programme at the time of submission. The winner will receive a book prize generously sponsored by Hart Publishing, and their article will be published in the next edition of the Yearbook. Please submit your paper as per the call for papers above, indicating if you would like to be considered for the IYBIL Student Prize. 


  1. Book reviews

The Editors are happy to consider books written by authors from anywhere in the world and on any topic loosely within the theme of International Law. This is a great opportunity for Early Career Researchers in particular to learn about the publishing process. If the Editors agree to publish a review, they will arrange for a free book to be sent to the reviewer. Potential reviewers should get in touch with Bríd Ní Ghráinne ( with the name of the book they would like to review by 21 February 2023.