Call for Papers: Irish Society of Comparative Law Annual Conference

Dec 17 2012 Posted: 08:57 GMT

A call for papers for the Irish Society of Comparative Law Annual Conference has been issued. This conference will take place at NUI Galway on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th of May 2013.  The theme of the 2013 conference is 'Comparative Public Law'.  Papers placing Irish public law in comparative perspective are especially encouraged, but any topic in comparative or legal systems may be proposed including private law topics. Proposals for thematic panels of papers are also welcomed.

The primary objective of the Irish Society of Comparative Law is to encourage the comparative study of law and legal systems. Students fully registered for a masters in law, or law-related area (LL.M, MA) are encouraged to submit papers, and the 2nd ISCL Young Researcher Prize will be awarded to the best paper delivered by a student in this category.

Proposals for papers for the 2013 conference should be short (250 words max) and sent to Charles O’Mahony at The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday 15 February 2013. Applicants will be notified by Thursday 28th February 2013 if their paper proposal is successful. There will be an opportunity for poster presentations (Posters A1 size) to be displayed in the foyer of the conference venue, Aras Moyola. Poster presenters are expected to attend the conference in the normal way and to be available to discuss their work. You do not have to be a member of the ISCL to propose a paper or be selected to present a poster. Registration forms and additional information will be available early in 2013.

Full information is available in the following PDF: LLM Call for Papers ISCL 2013.

Charles O'Mahony


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