Centre for Research of Air and Space Law

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Centre for Research of Air and Space Law

This Centre is the principal research and educational outreach arm of McGill's Institute of Air and Space Law (established in 1951), which provides the core degree-granting educational program. The Centre for Research of Air and Space Law produces research, publishes books and other literature, and offers educational products around the world. Since its birth, the Centre has published numerous monographic studies, symposia proceedings, reports and books, and has produced workshops, seminars and conferences in Montreal and various international venues. In recent years, Centre researchers have undertaken studies addressing the following topics:

  • International Aviation Policy
  • Peaceful and Military Uses of Outer Space
  • Assessing Outer Space Security
  • Outer Space Resources
  • Governance of Commercialized Air Navigation Services
  • International Air Carrier Liability

Since 1976, the Centre for Research of Air and Space Law has published the Annals of Air and Space Law, a specialized journal devoted to promoting scholarship in the field of air and space law. Published every year as a hardcover book, the Annals of Air and Space Law is among the premier periodicals in its field. The Centre has also published several other books and reports in recent years, and held seminars and conferences in Montreal, Bogota, Dubai, Macau, New Delhi, Brussels, Abu Dhabi, Cologne and Singapore.

Faculty of Law—2010-2011 (last updated Dec. 17, 2010) (disclaimer)