Call for Papers: Assessment of Research in Law: Stakes and Methods – Geneva, Switzerland

The Center for Legislative and Evaluation Studies of the University of Geneva and the International Association of Legal Methodology hosts Assessment of Research in Law: Stakes and Methods, on February 13-14, 2014. The conference will be in French with English translation.

The conference aims to explore the following questions:

– The different issues at stake with research assessment (institutional, financial, legal, etc.)
– The different models for research assessment (bibliometrics, peer-review, etc.)
– The new channels of research distribution (future of paper journals, digitalization, collaborative web)
– The impact on the education and training of legal scholars (role played by law faculties, lawyers or other stakeholders)
– The question of rankings (journals, universities)
– The constitutional aspects (academic freedom, freedom of speech, privatization of research)

DEADLINE: Research Proposals should be submitted to cetel[@]unige.ch by June 30, 2013. im