For those who are in the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR), Ex Curia International (ECI) should be on your radar. Whether you’re a student or practitioner, ECI is a community for everyone who loves ADR & they have one mission: promoting the best ADR practices from across the world.
ECI hosts an international blog, podcast, and virtual café to exchange ideas, comment on the latest happenings, and network with peers from the field.
Truly an international initiative
ECI started with a few law students who decided to learn and exchange ideas on dispute resolution. Today, it has become an international organization with eminent personalities in the ADR field, like Mr. Abhinav Bhushan, Ms. Meriam Al-Razid, Mr. Mathew Rushton, Ms. Ana Sambold, Mr. Nicholas Peacock, among others, on its Board of Advisors. The ECI team is also very diverse with members coming from India, Greece, Indonesia, England, Africa, and more.
Ananya Agrawal, a third-year law student at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, India, is the person behind ECI. Having participated in several prestigious international ADR competitions, and experienced diverse cultures from a very young age, Ananya started ECI to combine her passion for international dispute resolution with a diverse forum of opinions from different cultures & jurisdictions.
“I am pleased to support the development of Ex Curia International as an exciting new platform for cross-border on the critical topic of ADR”
Nicolas Peacock, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
In each episode of DND, the hosts pick a theme and invite an expert to delve into an engaging conversation. The podcast is easy to follow so that everyone can learn from it even if they don’t come from a legal background.
Tune into their podcasts for a great learning experience.
Want to get featured on the podcast? Apply here.
The ECI blog aims at facilitating the readers with quick and interesting updates on the contemporary issues in international dispute resolution. In a short span of three months, the blog has featured articles by students, ADR experts from across the world and a former member of the Indian judiciary.
Here are some of the recent examples on ECI’s blog.
Why write for ECI’s blog?
Publishing with ECI allows academicians and students to join the global network of students, numerous ADR communities, and ECI’s exemplary board of advisors with a presence in 40+ countries. It’s an opportunity to not only experiment with your writing skills but also hone them through insightful reviews provided by the editorial team.
ECI accepts articles, book reviews, comments and responses to other works. The works may be on any of the various aspects of international dispute resolution, and contemporary analyses will be appreciated. The ideal length is about 750-1500 words.
Who can contribute?
Anyone who would like to share their new perspectives on international dispute resolution. They accept submissions for our blog from students, lawyers, academicians, non-law ADR enthusiasts alike!
The blog accepts article pitches on a rolling basis throughout the year. Submissions can be sent to email@example.com in an MS Word doc/docx format, with the title as ‘Submission for ECI Blog – the title of the piece’.
Candid Café: a virtual dose of ADR
Adapting to the restrictions created by the pandemic, Candid Café was launched in collaboration with the Association of International Dispute Resolution (AIDR). Continue candid conversations between the biggest dispute resolution professionals and young legal minds throughout the world. Candid Café is an opportunity to also e-network with young legal minds across the world.
How to reach ECI
Follow their social media accounts and stay updated with the most cutting-edge analysis in dispute resolution!
For more information, visit ECI’s website.
Have questions? Contact ECI via email at firstname.lastname@example.org