The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights at University College Cork is pleased to announce its third annual postgraduate conference. The theme for this year’s event is The Promise of Law: Political Claims and the Boundaries of Justice. The conference will focus on the intersection of law and politics and the tensions between liberty and political expediency in view of contemporary challenges to civil and human rights principles.
The conference will take place on April 30, 2009. Submit abstracts (max. 300 words) to the organising committee by February 13, 2009. Successful conference submissions will be notified by February 27th 2008. For full details and contact information, see the Centre’s website.