University of Bedfordshire, School of Law and Finance
Change is an unavoidable feature of international law and one which has recently surfaced in the area of international investment law. This area has been in constant dynamic change since the inception of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), which is commonly associated with arbitration under the auspices of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Balancing the interests of both investors and host States, in a constantly changing materiae of international legal practice, is one of the discipline’s most fundamental challenges.
American Bar Foundation and University of Chicago Law School
In recent years, there has been an explosion of new scholarship on the historical relationship between law and capitalism. This new literature has examined a variety of topics including the symbiotic connection between slavery and capitalism, new social and cultural perspectives on economic and business histories, and the role of the state in facilitating and frustrating economic development. This infusion of interdisciplinary scholarship creates an opportunity for new work that puts law, legal institutions, and legal processes at the center of capitalist transformations.
The "Temporalities, Law & Security" stream is soliciting paper and panel submissions for a conference on "'New' Legal Temporalities? Discipline and Resistance Across Domains of Time," at University of Kent, September 8-10, 2016. Here's the call:
As the weather finally begins to look like summer here along the coast, the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law wishes to invite you to our Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange.
Society of Empirical Legal Studies (SELS) and Washington University, St. Louis, School of Law
Washington University Law School, the Center for Empirical Research in the Law and Olin Business School are pleased to host the 10th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on October 30 and 31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.