Call for Papers Deadline Approaching: Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

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The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law invites submissions for its third annual conference, to be held on April 4-5, 2014, at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.

Submissions will be accepted on any subject in public or private comparative law from scholars who have been engaged as law teachers, lecturers, fellows, or in another academic capacity for no more than ten years as of June 30, 2014.

Deadline: November 1, 2013.

Email an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF containing an abstract of no more than 750 words to ycc.conference.2014[@]gmail.com. im

Abstracts should reflect original research that will not yet have been published, though may have been accepted for publication, by the time of the conference. Abstracts should also include the author’s name, title of the paper, institutional affiliation, contact information, as well as the author’s certification that she/he qualifies as a younger scholar.

Scholars may make only one submission.  Both individual and co-authored submissions will be accepted.  For co-authored submissions, both authors must qualify as eligible younger comparativists.  The conference’s Program Committee will assign individual and co-authored submissions to thematic panels according to subject area.  Proposals for fully formed panels will also be accepted.

Notification

Authors of the submissions selected for the conference will be notified no later than December 20, 2013.   There is no cost to register for the conference but participants are responsible for securing their own funding for travel, lodging and other incidental expenses.  A limited number of travel stipends may be awarded to those who demonstrate financial need.  If you would like to be considered for a travel stipend, please make that request in your submission.

Final papers by faculty members will be due by email to ycc.conference.2014@gmail.com no later than March 1, 2014.

Acknowledgements and Questions

The Younger Comparativists Committee gratefully acknowledges the support of Lewis & Clark Law School.  Please direct all inquiries to Professor Ozan Varol, Chair of the Program Committee, by email at ovarol@lclark.edu or telephone at 503.768.6805.

David Landau (Florida State)

Manoj Mate (Whittier)

Salil Mehra (Temple) (YCC Board Member)

Frances Nguyen (Lewis & Clark)

Rene Reich-Graefe (Western New England)

Fritz Siregar (New South Wales)

Ioanna Tourkochoriti (Harvard)

Tim Webster (Case Western)


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