Irish Society of Comparative Law Annual Conference

David Teniers 'Still Life' (including globe and papers) via WikipediaMark your diaries. The Annual Conference and AGM of the Irish Society of Comparative Law (ISCL: blog | website) will take place in University College Dublin

from Friday 29 April to Saturday 30 April 2011.

Call for Papers
The Society is seeking especially proposals which place Irish law (in either part of Ireland) in a comparative dimension but is also open to comparative analyses from other legal systems. Any topic in comparative law or legal systems may be proposed: private or public law, criminal law and criminal justice, legal education, legal history, etc. Papers on European or international law will also be considered. Proposals should be short (250 words) and emailed to Marie-Luce Paris, School of Law, University College Dublin. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 21 February 2011. You do not have to be a member of the ISCL to propose a paper.

The Annual General Meeting and first plenary address by Dr Eric Descheemaeker, University of Bristol, will take place on Friday 30 April. Conference sessions, the second plenary address by Professor Patrick Glenn, McGill University, and conference dinner will take place on Saturday 30 April. Further information will be available shortly via the ISCL’s blog.

The Irish Society of Comparative Law
The ISCL was established in June 2008 and is recognized by The International Academy of Comparative Law. The ISCL is open to those interested in Irish and comparative law. Its purpose is to encourage the comparative study of law and legal systems and to seek affiliation with individuals and organizations with complimentary aims. Queries should be emailed to the Secretary of the Society, Dr Bénédicte Sage-Fuller, Faculty of Law, University College Cork.

Future events
The next annual conference will be held in University College Cork on 2-3 March 2012.