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JOINT AIDC/YCC YOUNG SCHOLARS CONFERENCE UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI PERUGIA JUNE 5-6, 2020 “NEW TOPICS AND METHODS IN COMPARATIVE LAW RESEARCH”

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Italian Association of Comparative Law (AIDC)

and

the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL)

are pleased to invite submissions for the

Trans-Atlantic Young Scholars Conference to be held on June 5-6, 2020

                             at the University of Perugia

This call solicits essays in the field of the general theme of the conference from young scholars (PhD students, post-docs, adjunct professors, lecturers), provided that they have not held a tenure-track academic position before June 1, 2010 (i.e., for more than 10 years as of June 1, 2020).

A 300 word abstract, in Italian or in English, should be submitted by

December 10th , 2019

as attachment to

 aidc.perugia2020@gmail.com  and  to ycc.perugia2020@gmail.com

Abstracts must be in Word or RTF format, and should contain:

  1. author(s)
  2. affiliation
  3. email address
  4. title of abstract
  5. body of abstract
  6. up to 10 keywords

In the email, the author should certify that she/he qualifies as a younger scholar.

The title of the file should be written as follows: Family Name_ First Name.doc. The Organising Committee shall acknowledge receipt and respond to all paper proposals submitted. Papers will be selected following rigorous peer review process by an Academic Committee composed by representatives from the Italian Society of Comparative Law and the YCC of the American Society of Comparative Law. Scholars whose papers have been accepted will need to register in advance at the conference.

The University of Perugia, foundedin 1308, is located in the heart of Italy, in the Umbria region and is one of the top academic institutions in Italy, always striving to maintain its reputation for excellence and to keep up with the ever-changing reality of the modern world.

Further logistical information will be provided with the provisional programme of the conference.

The previous editions of the AIDC’s Young Comparative Scholars Conference were held in Macerata (2008), Catania/Enna (2010), Aosta                 (2012), Rome (2014), Campobasso (2016) and Bergamo (2018).

Please address any inquiries to the above indicated e-mails.


ASCL Forum

Dialogues on Otherness in Comparative Legal History

Comparative Legal History: Dialogues on Otherness in Comparative Legal History, 15 June 2021 – 17:00-18:00hs (CEST) The journal Comparative Legal History is an official academic forum of the European Society for Comparative Legal History. It was first published in 2013 and aims to offer a space for the […]

Call for Papers Comparative Public Law Journal

Droit Public Comparé – Comparative Public Law (DPC-CPL) is a biannual peer-reviewed journal entirely dedicated to Comparative Public Law. Its aim is to develop and to promote the study and comparison of national and supranational public laws. The publication will be exclusively digital, and offer open access. […]

YCC Conference Call for Papers

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPARATIVE LAW YOUNGER COMPARATIVISTS COMMITTEE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT The Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) is pleased toinvite submissions for its Tenth Annual Conference, to be held on October 21 and 23, 2021. The purpose of theconference is to highlight, develop, and promote the scholarship of younger scholars of Comparative Law. This year the YCC annual conference will again be held together with the Annual Meeting of the ASCL. The YCC conference and the ASCL Annual […]

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