Events and Announcements: October 20, 2013

by An Hertogen

Calls for Papers

  • The Journal of World Investment and Trade (JWIT) is under new editorial responsibility starting with the first issue of 2014. It operates as a double-blind peer-reviewed journal and focuses on the law relating to foreign investment relations in a broad sense, including the law of investment treaties, investor-State dispute settlement, domestic law relating to foreign investment, and relevant trade law aspects, such as services, public procurement, trade-related investment measures, and intellectual property, both under the WTO and PTAs. JWIT publishes articles, notes, case comments, and book reviews, and welcomes proposals for special issues in its fields of interest. For further information, including the full editorial board and instructions to authors, please visit the journal’s website. Inquiries and submissions may be sent here.
  • The eighth annual International Graduate Legal Research Conference (IGLRC) will be held on April 14-15, 2014 at King’s College London.The committee welcomes abstracts considering all aspects of legal scholarship. Abstracts of maximum 300 words need to be submitted online by December 6, 2013. More information is here.
  • The Journal of Law Teachers of India (JOLT-I) is inviting Articles/Notes and Comments from faculty members on any contemporary legal issue, for its next issue which is expected to be published in April 2014. An abstract of approx. 1000 words should be sent latest by October 31, 2013 with the final paper due by December 31, 2013. More information is available here.
  • Trade, Law and Development (TL&D), a biannual, student-run, academic journal published by National Law University, Jodhpur, India, is calling for papers for a special issue on Trade and Climate Change. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2014. More information is here.
  • The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law is pleased to invite submissions for its third annual conference, to be held on April 4-5, 2014, at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.  An abstract of no more than 750 words should be e-mailed no later than November 1, 2013. Authors of the submissions selected for the conference will be notified no later than December 20, 2013. A prize will be awarded for the best paper submitted by a graduate student.  To be considered for the award, in addition to submitting an abstract by the above deadline, graduate students whose abstracts are accepted for the conference must also submit their papers in their final form by January 31, 2014, with the following subject line:  “Submission for Graduate Student Prize.”  Papers received after January 31, 2014, will not be considered for the award. Final papers by faculty members—as well as by graduate students who do not wish to be considered for the Graduate Student Prize—will be due by email no later than March 1, 2014. More information is here. Any questions can be directed to Ozan Varol. 


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