8th March 2017 – Queen Mary University of London – Workshop on Comparative Methodology

Organised by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC).


  1. Introduction to the problem of comparative methodology (Maurice ADAMS, Tilburg University & Mark Van Hoecke, Law Department QMUL)
  1. ‘Path dependency’ in the methodology of comparative disciplines (David NELKEN (King’s College)).
  1. Methodology of Comparative Politics (Sean HANLEY (UCL)). Reply by Sionaidh DOUGLAS-SCOTT, Law Department QMUL
  1. Methods in Comparative Cultural Studies (Greta OLSON (Giessen/Bonn)). Reply by Jacco BOMHOFF (Law Department, LSE)

In the academic year 2017-18 this workshop will be followed by a series of lectures on the following disciplines (lecturers to be confirmed):

  • Comparative Philosophy
  • Comparative Religion Studies
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Comparative Sociology
  • Comparative Anthropology
  • Comparative History
  • Comparative Economics

You can find the epistemological and methodological background of this workshop in clicking here.


Room 313, Third Floor, Law Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road E1 4NS United Kingdom

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