martedì 23 febbraio 2010

Call for Papers: British Association of Comparative Law

British Association of Comparative Law (BACL)
Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law: Call for Papers

Kent Law School 11th – 12th June 2010

On 11th and 12th June 2010, the British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) will host a Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law at Kent Law School. The workshop is open to PhD candidates from the UK and from other parts of the world.

The BACL Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law is designed for doctoral students working on dissertations in the field of comparative legal studies. The event takes place over two days (one afternoon and the following morning) and consists of two parts. The first part features a number of comparatists giving presentations on methodological aspects of comparative legal research while in the second part postgraduate students will make presentations of their own research projects. All workshop participants are invited to give feedback on each of these presentations.

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Reza Banakar, University of Westminster, UK
Dr Simone Glanert, University of Kent, UK
Professor Pierre Legrand, Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), France
Professor Geoffrey Samuel, University of Kent, UK
Professor Franz Werro, University of Fribourg, Switzerland and Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington DC, USA, Co-Director of the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies, London, UK

Students interested in participating in the workshop should submit an abstract of no more than 400 words and a short biographical note by March 1st 2010. All inquiries and materials should be addressed to Dr Simone Glanert, Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law (

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Dr Simone Glanert
Lecturer in French and
European Comparative Law
Kent Law School
University of Kent
Eliot College
Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NS
United Kingdom

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