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2018 Eder Prize – Call for Papers is OPEN

2018 Eder Prize – Call for Papers is OPEN

The 2018 Eder Prize Call for Papers is officially open. The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law (YCC) is pleased to invite submissions for the Phanor J. Eder LL.B./J.D. Prize in Comparative Law, in connection with its Seventh Annual Conference, to be […]

ASCLConnect is on Twitter & Facebook

ASCLConnect is on Twitter & Facebook

@ASCLConnect is an outreach/networking project of the American Society of Comparative Law. ASCLConnect has three main goals: (1) to broaden the reach of the ASCL to a global audience of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers; (2) to disseminate real-time ASCL information on Twitter, Facebook, and/or YouTube; […]

Countdown to 2018 Annual Meeting

Countdown to 2018 Annual Meeting

The 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) will be held concurrently with the XXth International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) Congress from  July 22 to July 28, 2018.  We are honored and humbled by the openness of the city of Fukuoka, Japan, which will serve as the convention site for our meetings.

In one month, hundreds of leading practitioners, scholars, and academics from the field of comparative law and allied disciplines will meet in Fukuoka, Japan to exchange ideas, experiment with new modes of knowledge production, and forge ties for future collaborative projects.

While they are discrete in an organizational sense, the ASCL & IACL meetings will build on a rich history of intellectual and professional collaboration between the respective learned societies. From past experience, we know that the meetings and plenary sessions will showcase some of our discipline’s best thinking and highlight our most audacious aspirations.  From the standpoint of attendees, presenters, and participants, the “Fukuoka 2018 meeting” will doubtlessly be a comparative law week to remember.

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“Let us gather not only to broaden our own horizons; let us seek to broaden the world’s horizons.” -@ASCLConnect

We are mindful that many of our professional friends may not be able to travel to Fukuoka this year.  We know that, as in any conference of this size, there might be last-minute program changes or logistical hiccups.  As important, we also know that brilliant insights and pioneering work can be overlooked over the course of a week-long high-level comparative law marathon.

To broaden the mindshare, reach, and global impact of this historic meeting, we ask that participants and their supporters actively share their insights, feedback, lessons (and, of course, photos!) on social media via @ASCLConnect and/or #FukuokaCL.

Here at @ASCLConnect, we are currently working on a Fukuoka’18/ASCL’18 webpage that can serve as a central repository for substantive & logistical info in connection with the meeting.  If you have materials that you would like to include on this page, please email them to the ASCL Information Officer, Boris Mamlyuk.

We will let you know as soon as that page is live. We anticipate periodic updates to that page through the end of July 2018, so please check back regularly for news. Until then, here is a link to IACL meeting information, including registration and very useful logistical information.

Thank you,

@ASCLConnect

Pres. Curran on 2018 Annual Meeting

Pres. Curran on 2018 Annual Meeting

Dear Colleagues, I am happy to announce that we will be having our next annual business meeting on Wednesday July 25 in Fukuoka. Registration is open on the site of the International Academy of Comparative Law. On July 26, we will have our annual dinner. […]

@ASCLConnect

@ASCLConnect

@ASCLConnect is an outreach/networking project of the American Society of Comparative Law. ASCLConnect has three main goals: (1) to broaden the reach of the ASCL to a global audience of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers; (2) to disseminate news about ASCL projects and events on Twitter, Facebook, and/or YouTube; […]

@ASCLConnect Conversation Series is LIVE

@ASCLConnect invites you to participate in our ongoing conversation series:

2017 ASCL Annual Meeting Photos

2017 ASCL Annual Meeting Photos

Thank you to everyone who participated at our 2017 annual meeting last week at American University, Washington College of Law.  We are pleased to share some photos, and invite y0u to view additional photos here and here. Sincerely, @ASCLConnect

ASCL Calendar is LIVE

ASCL Calendar is LIVE

The ASCL Calendar is now live here (https://ascl.org/news).  It works best in the Chrome browser, but we’re continuing to fix bugs to make it accessible more broadly.