Law and Society

Call for Papers: Food Law & Policy in the Trump Era

Deadline: 
12/15/16
Event Date: 
04/1/17
Location name: 
The Journal of Food Law & Policy
Organization: 
The Journal of Food Law & Policy

Interest in food law and policy grew rapidly during the Obama administration. An emboldened food movement increasingly challenged corporate food and agricultural interests, while many academics, policymakers, and consumers began to promote food system reform as an attractive route to broader societal change. Writing about the future of food politics, Michael Pollan recently noted, “the culture of food is shifting underfoot.”

Call for Papers: Democracy and Participation versus Global Public Goods and Commons: Theoretical Challenges

Deadline: 
12/10/16
Event Date: 
09/7/17 to 09/9/17
Location name: 
Naples, Italy
Organization: 
The European Society of International Law's Interest Group on International Legal Theory

European Society of International Law Interest Group on International Legal Theory Workshop, held on the occasion of the 13th ESIL Annual Conference: ‘Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law’, Naples, 7–9 September 2017 Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Gender on the International Bench

Deadline: 
01/20/17
Event Date: 
03/23/17 to 03/24/17
Location name: 
Oslo
Organization: 
PluriCourts - Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order The Faculty of Law

At present, women make up an average of 17% of the judges of international courts and tribunals. There is significant variation in the proportion of women on the benches of different legal regimes. To better understand and assess this inequality, PluriCourts and iCourts invites papers for a workshop March 23-24 2017 in Oslo, Norway.

Call for Papers - 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law

Deadline: 
01/27/17
Event Date: 
05/3/17
Location name: 
Winchester Business School, West Downs Campus, Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5HT, Hampshire, UK
Organization: 
University of Winchester

Call for Papers 4th Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law #TRILCon17

Date: Wednesday 3 May 2017

Venue: Winchester Business School, West Downs Campus, Romsey Road, Winchester SO22 5HT, Hampshire, UK

The Fourth Interdisciplinary Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law will be held on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at the University of Winchester, UK.

Our overall theme for this conference will be: Artificial and De-Personalised Decision-Making: Machine-Learning, A.I. and Drones

Call For Papers - Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: 
02/1/17
Event Date: 
03/23/17
Location name: 
Winterthur, Delaware
Organization: 
The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Background

A combination of technological, cultural, and economic factors during the long nineteenth century made images more readily available in a wider range of media than ever before. These transformations raised new questions about the ownership and use of images.

AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers

Deadline: 
03/1/17
Event Date: 
05/17/17
Location name: 
“Call for Papers” competition
Organization: 
American Association of Law Libraries and LexisNexis

The American Association of Law Libraries and LexisNexis invite papers in four categories:

Open Division (March 1, 2017 Deadline)
New Member Division (March 1, 2017 Deadline)
Short Form Division (March 1, 2017 Deadline)
Student Division (May 17, 2017 Deadline)

CALL FOR PAPERS: ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LAW, CULTURE, AND THE HUMANITIES TWENTIETH ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Deadline: 
10/21/16
Event Date: 
10/28/16
Location name: 
PALO ALTO, CA
Organization: 
Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities

We are pleased to announce that the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities will be held at Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, California March 31-April 1, 2017. We invite your participation.  Please note, panel and paper proposals are due Friday October 28th, 2016.

CFP: Litigation & Policy Change – Vancouver, BC

Deadline: 
09/30/16
Event Date: 
11/16/16
Location name: 
Vancouver BC, Canada
Organization: 
The Fondation Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

The Fondation Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation invites abstracts for papers or presentations for a workshop on Nov. 16, 2016 discussing the role of social science plays in litigation strategies. Submissions consisting of an abstract and short biography are due Sep. 30, 2016 to benjamin.perryman[@]yale.edu. For more information, sign up here.

 

Call for Papers - Legal Issues re Earthquakes & Other Natural Disasters

Deadline: 
11/28/16
Event Date: 
01/15/17
Location name: 
Seattle, WA
Organization: 
The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy

The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (WJELP) invites submissions for papers focused on how the legal landscape contends with the challenges of earthquakes and other natural disasters. Partnering with the University of Washington’s Environmental Law Program, WJELP will be hosting a symposium on this topic in mid-January 2017. Accepted papers will be featured in a monograph, and select authors will present at the symposium. The submission deadline is Nov. 28, 2016.

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