Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law, 26-27 May 2022 (Online), Call for Papers

British Association of Comparative Law (BACL)

Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law

26-27 May 2022 (Online)

Call for Papers

On 26 and 27 May 2022, the Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law will host the British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law. The Workshop, ‼️which will be organized online, is open to PhD candidates from the UK and from other parts of the world working in the field of comparative law.

The BACL Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law will take place over two half days (Thursday afternoon and Friday morning). The Workshop will start with welcoming addresses by the Co-Director of the Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law and the Chair of BACL followed by an opening presentation by a distinguished comparatist offering key recommendations to doctoral students. The remainder of the Workshop will feature up to 12 presentations from PhD candidates. Each presentation will benefit from constructive feedback by a comparatist. In addition, Intersentia Publishing will provide valuable insights into the publication process of PhD dissertations. During the entire event, there will be ample opportunity for general discussion.

Welcoming Addresses

Dr Ida Petretta, University of Kent

Dr Sophie Turenne, University of Cambridge

Opening Presentation

Professor Jaakko Husa, University of Helsinki

Discussants

Professor Alun Gibbs, University of Southampton

Dr Simone Glanert, University of Kent

Professor Jaakko Husa, University of Helsinki

Dr Yseult Marique, University of Essex

Dr Ida Petretta, University of Kent

Professor Claudina Richards, University of East Anglia

Dr Sophie Turenne, University of Cambridge

All interested PhD candidates from the UK and from other parts of the world working in the field of comparative law are invited to enroll in the workshop and to attend all sessions. Enrolment and attendance are free of charge.

Given the framework of the workshop, it will be possible to accommodate up to 12 PhD candidates wishing to present their dissertation for 20 minutes each. Students interested in presenting at the workshop must submit an abstract of no more than 250 words and a biographical note of no more than 250 words by 1 April 2022.

Students selected to present will be advised by 15 April 2022 and will be given the opportunity to submit a longer summary of their work of no more than 750 words by 2 May 2022, which will then be circulated to one of the commentators joining the workshop.

All materials must be addressed both to Dr Simone Glanert (S.Glanert@kent.ac.uk) and Dr Ida Petretta (I.Petretta@kent.ac.uk), Co-Directors of the Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law.

Inquiries can be addressed either to Dr Glanert or Dr Petretta.

Please visit our websites:

Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law

Intersentia

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