Thursday, October 11, 2012

Work On! Younger comparatists' conference

(Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora not resulting in publication)

The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invites submissions for its 2d annual conference, to be held on April 18 and 19, 2013, at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana. Co-Chairs of the Program Committee are Indiana-Indianapolis Law Professor Shawn Boyne and Mohamed Arafa, an adjunct professor at the same school.  Pleased to see an IntLawGrrls contributor's also on the Program Committee – Vanessa MacDonnell, who's just moved to the University of Ottawa to take up a post as an Assistant Professor of Law.
Individual or co-authored submissions will be accepted on any subject in public or private comparative law from scholars who, as of June 30, 2013, will have been engaged as law teachers, lecturers, fellows, or another academic capacity for no more than 10 years. Graduate students enrolled in master's or doctoral programs also may submit.
Abstracts of no more than 750 words, describing a not-yet-published paper and detailing the author's name and institutional affiliation, should be e-mailed no later than November 4, 2012, to For more information, contact Boston College Law Professor Richard Albert, Chair of the Younger Comparativists Committee, at or (617) 552-3930.

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