Call for Papers: Complexity, Legal and Institutional Change, and Rule of Law – Rome, Italy

Loyola ProLaw

The Program on Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) at Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites papers on complexity theory and its application to rule of law development practice to be presented at a conference to be held at Loyola’s Rome, Italy, campus on December 1-2, 2017.

The conference seeks to explore the application of complexity theory to development assistance in the rule of law field. It draws on insights from the development community and academic research on complexity theory and institutions. It seeks to bring together scholars and practitioners in order to intensify dialogue on these issues.

Deadline: Paper abstracts should be between 300-500 words and submitted by October 6, 2017. The organizers will respond to persons submitting abstracts by October 16, 2017. Final papers should be submitted by November 24, 2017. Selected papers may feed into the publication of an edited volume.

Send abstracts to Professor Thomas McInerney, tmcinerney[@], and Buhle Nxumalo, buhle.nxumalo89[@]

About the author

Reference Librarian, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University