Silent Leges Inter Arma Conference

Published 2 September 2022

On 20-23 September 2022, the Belgian Group of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War (ISMLLW), with the support of the DILEMA project, is organizing the 5th ‘Silent Leges Inter Arma ?’ Conference in Bruges, Belgium.

The conference will bring together practitioners and academics active in the field of security and defence to discuss legal and policy aspects of a variety of important topics. As part of the conference, the DILEMA project is organizing two panel discussions:

War Algorithms: Between Review and Implementation (21 September 2022, 10:45 – 12:15)

  • Dr. Ido Rosenzweig, Director of Cyber, Belligerencies and Terrorism Research, University of Haifa
  • Dr. Camilla Guldahl Cooper, Associate Professor of Operational Law, Norwegian Defence University College
  • Lieutenant Colonel Blake Williams, Head of the US Army's International Law Branch
  • Klaudia Klonowska, PhD Candidate, Asser Institute
  • Chair: Dr. Magda Pacholska, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Asser Institute

Reflections on the Human in International Humanitarian Law & Military Applications of AI (22 September 2022, 08:30 – 10:15)

  • Prof. Eric Talbot Jensen, Professor of Law, Brigham Young University
  • Dr. Daniele Amoroso, Associate Professor of International Law, University of Cagliari
  • Maya Brehm, Legal Adviser, Arms and Conduct of Hostilities Unit, ICRC
  • Taylor Woodcock, PhD Candidate, Asser Institute
  • Chair: Prof. Marten Zwanenburg, University of Amsterdam & Netherlands Defence Academy

For more information on the conference, see: