British Association of Comparative Law (BACL) Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law

Hosted by Kent's Centre for European and Comparative Law
The Workshop, which will be held online, is open to PhD candidates from the UK and from other parts of the world working in the field of comparative law.

The BACL Postgraduate Workshop on Comparative Law will take place over two half days (Thursday afternoon and Friday morning). The Workshop will start with welcoming addresses by the Co-Director of the Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law and the Chair of BACL followed by an opening presentation by a distinguished comparatist offering key recommendations to doctoral students. The remainder of the Workshop will feature up to 12presentations from PhD candidates. Each presentation will benefit from constructive feedback by a comparatist. In addition, Intersentia Publishing will provide valuable insights into the publication process of PhD dissertations. During the entire event, there will be ample opportunity for general discussion.

Welcoming Addresses

  • Dr Ida Petretta, University of Kent
  • Dr Sophie Turenne, University of Cambridge

Opening Presentation

  • Professor Jaakko Husa, University of Helsinki

Discussants

  • Professor Alun Gibbs, University of Southampton
  • Dr Simone Glanert, University of Kent
  • Professor Jaakko Husa, University of Helsinki
  • Dr Yseult Marique, University of Essex
  • Dr Ida Petretta, University of Kent
  • Professor Claudina Richards, University of East Anglia
  • Dr Sophie Turenne, University of Cambridge

All interested PhD candidates from the UK and from other parts of the world working in the field of comparative law are invited to enroll in the workshop andto attend all sessions. Enrolment and attendance are free of charge.

Given the framework of the workshop, it will be possible to accommodate up to 12 PhD candidates wishing to present their dissertation for 20 minutes each. 

Students interested in presenting at the workshop must submit an abstract of no more than 250 words and a biographical note of no more than 250 words by 1 April 2022.

Students selected to present will be advised by 15 April 2022 and will be given the opportunity to submit a longer summary of their work of no more than 750 words by 2 May 2022, which will then be circulated to one of the commentators joining the workshop.

All materials must be addressed to Co-Directors of the Kent Centre for European and Comparative Law:

  • Dr Simone Glanert - S.Glanert@kent.ac.uk
  • and Dr Ida Petretta - I.Petretta@kent.ac.uk

Inquiries can be addressed either to Dr Glanert or Dr Petretta.

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