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.”
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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
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 #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
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.
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.
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.
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.