The Institute of Air and Space Law is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 48 of the Annals of Air and Space Law (2023).

Classified as: Institute of Air and Space Law, Annals of Air and Space Law
Published on: 14 Feb 2024

On 18 January 2024, this year's IASL cohort had the unique opportunity to explore the Air Canada headquarters during an insightful career field trip. Hosted with warm hospitality and guidance from Air Canada employees, the students were treated to an exclusive tour of various facilities, including the crew training facilities, the dangerous goods department, and call centre operations.

Published on: 24 Jan 2024

The Institute of Air and Space is pleased to announce the publication of a research essay by our Prof. Ram Jakhu and IASL Doctoral Candidate, Nishith Mishra titled ‘The Beginning of the End of International Space Law’. This Chapter has been published in a collection of essays honouring Prof. Dr. Siegfried Wiessner, and has been published as part of a book titled “Human Flourishing: The End of Law” which has been edited by Prof. W. Michael Reisman & Prof. Roza Pati.

Published on: 14 Nov 2023

Calling all African leaders in space governance.

One of our prestigious Erin & John Collins Arsenault LLM Fellowships is prioritized for an African student with the intention to return to Africa after the completion of their programme and can be your key to driving African excellence in the world of space governance and cooperation.

Classified as: IASL News
Published on: 10 Nov 2023

Join the McGill Institute of Air and Space Law with our prestigious fellowships:

Erin & John Collins Arsenault Doctoral Fellowship: $9,500CAD for the DCL program (1 to be awarded).
Erin & John Collins Arsenault LLM Fellowship: Full LLM (Thesis) tuition covered (2 to be awarded).

Theme: Sustainable Space Governance
Explore environmental, political, and financial stability in space activities while promoting cooperation and democratization.

Classified as: IASL News
Published on: 10 Nov 2023

🌠 Exciting Opportunity: Erin & John Collins Arsenault Space Fellowships 🚀

 

Join the McGill Institute of Air and Space Law with our prestigious fellowships:

 

Erin & John Collins Arsenault Doctoral Fellowship: $9,500CAD for the DCL program (1 to be awarded).

Erin & John Collins Arsenault LLM Fellowship: Full LLM (Thesis) tuition covered (2 to be awarded).

 

🌌 Theme: Sustainable Space Governance

Published on: 3 Nov 2023

On 24-27 October 2023, the McGill Institute and Centre for Research in Air and Space Law held the ninth edition of the Annual Strategic Space Law Course online. Organised in cooperation with Spectrum Space Security Inc., headed by IASL graduate Mr. Gilles Doucet, and coordinated by Managing Editor of the McGill Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space Mr. Kuan-Wei Chen, the Course this year attracted over fifty participants from across the globe. At the conclusion of the course, participants were each awarded a Certificate of Participation.

Classified as: Institute of Air and Space Law
Published on: 1 Nov 2023

On 27 September, IASL Associate Director, Prof. Donal Hanley presented a paper on Leasing and the Cape Town Convention at the Cape Town Convention Academic Conference hosted by Professor Louise Gullifer at Jesus College, Cambridge, together with Professor Ignacio Tirado, Secretary General of UNIDROIT and Jeffrey Wool, Secretary General of the Aviation Working Group. The presentation was followed by commentaries from Ravi Nath of RNC Legal, Nitin Sarin of Sarin & Co., and Professor Charles Mooney of University of Pennsylvania Law School. 

Published on: 7 Oct 2023

On 26 September, IASL Co-Director Prof. Andrea Harrington travelled to Washington DC to provide a lecture about the development and use of international institutions with a focus on space security and space safety to a cohort of students enrolled in the Master of International Public Policy program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies campus. She delivered the lecture and then participated in the three seminar discussions in the brand new JHU facility at 555 Pennsylvania avenue, which opened last month.

Classified as: air and space law
Published on: 26 Sep 2023

Welcome Luncheon for the New Cohort

Published on: 13 Sep 2023

The McGill Institute of Air and Space Law is pleased to announce that Prof. Vincent Correia and Professor Andrea Herrington have commenced their appointment as Co-Directors of Institute as of today, August 1st. They take over the helm of the IASL from Prof. Donal Hanley, who has ably and thoughtfully steered the affairs of the Institute as Interim Director over the past year.

Classified as: Institute of Air and Space Law
Published on: 1 Aug 2023

On 18 July 2023, the Institute hosted a guest seminar by Professor Jae Woon (June) Lee, LLM (Air & Space Law) ’05, of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Classified as: Institute of Air and Space Law
Published on: 19 Jul 2023

On 21-23 June 2023, the Directorate-General of Legal Affairs of the German Federal Ministry of Defence hosted the Conference on the “McGill Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space” (MILAMOS). The three-day event was organised at the Federal Academy for Security Policy (Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik, BAKS), and held at the historic Schönhausen Palace in Berlin, Germany.

Classified as: McGill Manual, MILAMOS, space law, outreach, public engagement
Published on: 29 Jun 2023

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Armand de Mestral.

In addition to all his other achievements in the main Faculty of Law and beyond, we at the Institute of Air and Space Law remember him for his long association with and support for our institute, most notably for his role as interim director from 1998 to 2000 in succession to Michael Milde before him and before the appointment of Paul Dempsey after him.

Published on: 26 Jun 2023

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