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2022

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Latest  events . . .

Annual McGill Graduate Law Conference titled: Law & Prejudice, Montreal, Canada – call for papers

RCSL Annual Meeting: Law, society and digital pasts, presents and futures, Lund, Sweden – call for papers

IVR World Congress 2024, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Immigration and Privacy in the Law of the European Union: book launch, QMUL, London

Islamophobia and Counter-terrorism in the UK, online from Birkbeck

Housing Studies Association Annual Conference 2023: Sheffield – call for papers

Legal Research for Social Impact, York

SLSA events and co-sponsored events 

SLSA 2023 University of Ulster: call for papers now open


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December

Design Thinking and Legal Design in Clinical Legal Education

Date: 2 December 2022

Venue: online from CLEO (Clinical Legal Education Organisation)

See website for details of this free event.

An Ethical Social Economy: Lecture by Philip Kolvin

Date: 5 December 2022

Venue: University of Westminster, London

Speaker: Philip Kolvin KC

See website for details of this free event. 

Aspects of Empowerment in Legislation and Education: Inaugural lecture

Date: 6 December 2022

Venue: Berrill Lecture Theatre, Open University, Milton Keynes

Speaker: Professor Stephanie Pywell

See website for details of this free events

'Rules: A Short History of What We Live By' with Professor Lorraine Daston

Date: 8 December 2023

Venue: QMUL, Mile End Road, London

See website for details.

Book Launch: The Abortion Act: a Biography of a UK Law, by Sally Sheldon, Gayle Davis, Jane O'Neill and Clare Parker

Date: 8 December 2022

Venue: online from University of Bristol

Hosted by Centre for Health, Law, and Society and the Centre for Law and History Research. See wesbite for details of this free event.

Book Launch: Immigration and Privacy in the Law of the European Union – The Case of Information Systems

Date: 8 December 2022

Venue: QMUL, Mile End Road, London

See website for details of this free (B)OrderS Book Forum event.

Resisting Ecocide: Restoring Balance and Harmony to West Papua

Date: 9 December 2022

Venue: online and QMUL, Mile End Road, London

See website for details.

Asian Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Dates: 9–10 December 2022

Venue: Vietnam National University, Hanoi

See website for details. 

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Lawyering in the Anti-trafficking Space

Date: 13 December 2022

Venue: School of Law and Social Justice Building, University of Liverpool

See website and poster for details of this free event.

Diversity, Dilemmas and Discoveries: Legal history in the curriculum

Date: 15 December 2022

Venue: online from OU Law School - Legal History Research Clusters

Programme and booking now available. See website for details.

Islamophobia and Counter-terrorism in the UK

Date: 15 December 2022

Venue: online from Birkbeck University of London

Speakers: Rizwaan Sabir and Tarek Younis

See website for details of this free event.

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2023

Global Corporate Law Seminar Series, online – call for papers

Dates: Spring Term 2023

Venue: online from Global Corporate Law

See announcement and website for details. Closing date: 1 December 2022.


January

Joint International Research Project in the Field of Gender Equality: Haifa, Israel, and Lille, France – call for papers

Dates: 9 January 2023 and 3–6 July 2023

Venue: Unviersity of Haifa, Israel, and Lille University, France

See announcement for details. Closing date for Lille only: 15 February 2023

Sentencing Seminar: Current issues in sentencing policy and research

Date: 13 January 2023

Venue: City Law School, London

Organised by the Sentencing Council and City Law School. See website for details of this free event.

AHRC UKRI 'Where Next?' Launch Event

Date: 25 January 2023

Venue: online

See website for details.


February

Legal Research for Social Impact

Date: 1 February 2023

Venue: University of York

Please see website for details of this rearranged event organised by the Public Law Project.

Issues and Developments in Entertainment Law

Date: 7 February 2023

Venue: University of Westminster, London

Speaker: Sir Richard Arnold, Alumni and Visiting Professor at Westminster Law School and Court of Appeal judge

See website for details.

AHRC Engaging with Government 2023: two-day course

Dates: 21–23 February 2023

Venue: Institute for Government, London

See website for details of this free event.


March

Housing Studies Association Annual Conference 2023: Sheffield – call for papers

Dates: 29–31 March 2023

Venue: Sheffield

Theme: 'From the Floorboards Up: Foundations and Futures of Housing Justice'

See website for details. Closing date: 12 December 2022.


April

SLSA Annual Conference 2023

Dates: 6–9 April 2023

Venue: University of Ulster,  Derry-Londonderry

Further coming soon.

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May

Annual McGill Graduate Law Conference titled: Law & Prejudice – call for papers

Dates: 4–5 May 2023

Venue: Montreal, Canada 

See announcement for details. Closing date: 5 February 2023.

International Conference of the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies (ZtG)

Dates: 4–6 May 2023

Venue: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

See announcement for details. 

Evidentiary Regimes of UN Treaty Bodies: Perspectives from research and practice

Dates: 15–16 May 2023

Venue: Ghent, Belgium

See website for details. This event is organised by the DISSECT HORIZON 2020 research project.

23rd International Roundtables for the Semiotics of Law – IRSL 2023: call for papers

Dates: 24–27 May 2023

Venue: hosted online by Pontificia Università Antonianum, Roma, Italy

Theme: Global Semiotics and Everyday Legal Claims – Intercultural Use of Law, Interreligious Dialogue and Translation Ethics

Please note that this event was originally scheduled to take place in May 2021. See announcement for full details. Closing date: 6 January 2023.

Law and Society Association Graduate Student & Early Career Workshop

Date: 31 May 2023

Venue: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Applications are invited for this workshop convening immediately preceding the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. See website for details. 

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June

LSA Annual Meeting 2023

Dates: 1–4 June 2023

Venue: Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico

See website for details. 

ISA World Congress of Sociology: Session on Transnational Queer Politics and Human Rights

Dates: 25 June–1 July 2023

Venue: Melbourne, Australia

See website for details.

WG Hart Workshop 2023: Theorists in company law: announcement and call for papers

Dates: 29–30 June 2022

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

See website for details. Call closes: 14 February 2022

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July

Authoritarianism and Genocide: Narratives of exclusion – call for papers

Dates: 10–14 July 2023

Venue: Barcelona, Spain

This is the 16th Biennial Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars. See website for details. Call closes: 1 December 2022.

Law and Humanities Roundtable 2023: call for papers

Date: 14 July 2023

Venue: online and University of Verona

See announcement for details. Call closes: 14 February 2023.

Ninth Biennial Conference on Applied Legal Storytelling: call for proposals 

Dates: 26–28 July 2023

Venue: City Law School, University of London

See announcement for details. Closing dates: 2 December 2022 (priority) and 3 February 2023 (extended).

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August

RCSL Annual Meeting: Law, society and digital pasts, presents and futures – call for papers

Dates: 30 August–1 September 2023

Venue: Stockholm, Sweden

Organised by the Sociology of Law Department, Lund University. See website and poster for details. Call closes: 28 February 2023.

September

International Creative Research Methods Conference: call for contributions

Dates: 11–12 September 2022

Venue: Manchester and online

See announcement for details. Call closes: 1 December 2022.


2024


IVR World Congress 2024

Date: tbc

Venue: Seoul, Republic of Korea

Theme: The Rule of Law, Justice and the Future of Democracy

See announcement. Further details will be published in due course.

 

June

WG Hart Workshop 2024: call for proposals

Dates: tbc

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London

See website for full details. Call closes: 28 February 2023.

 

 

 

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