Inaugural East Asian Law and Society Conference
Conference theme: Changing Socio-Legal Landscapes in East Asia: Common Trends and Local Variations
Date: 5-6 February 2010
Venue: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Organizers: CRN East Asian Law and Society (Law and Society Association) and Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong
The Collaborative Research Network (CRN) East Asian Law and Society is delighted to announce that it will hold its inaugural East Asian Law and Society Conference on 5-6 February 2010 in the dynamic and vibrant city of Hong Kong. Scholars, legal practitioners, PhD candidates and researchers are welcome to participate. Participants do not need to be a member of the CRN East Asian Law and Society to attend the Conference. We invite proposals for papers and panels that are related to the conference theme or fall within any of the following streams on East Asian law and society:
• Legal Education and Training
• Legal and Quasi-legal Professions
• Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation
• Lay Participation and Other Forms of Democratic Justice
• Gender in Law
• Criminal Justice
• Constitutional Law.
Any papers or panels related to the conference theme (Changing Socio-Legal Landscapes in East Asia: Common Trends and Local Variations) are welcome, whether or not falling under any of the above-listed streams.
Closing Date for proposal submission: 30 September 2009 (U.S. Californian time).
Notification of acceptance: by 31 October 2009.
All paper or panel proposals must be in English and sent by email to:
Professor Hiroshi Fukurai (University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.)
Further information about the Call for Papers and the Conference can be found at the website: http://www.cc.aoyama.ac.jp/~crn33/page2.html.
Dr Kay-Wah Chan (Macquarie University, Australia)
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