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The following conferences, seminars, lectures, call for nominations, competitions and call for papers are advertised: 


Call for Papers: Conference on 40 years of the African Charter, honouring the memory of Christof Heyns

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, will be hosting a conference on the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights @40, on 2 July 2021. The conference will be held in memory of Professor Christof Heyns.

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Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2021


Call for Papers: Sexual Gender-Based Violence and Harmful Practices and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Symposia Series 

The Child Rights Research Centre of Africa University, supported by UNICEF, Zimbabwe and the SpotlightInitiative, invites abstract submissions and attendance registration for the Sexual Gender-Based Violence and harmful Practices and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Symposia Series. The SGBV/HP and SRHRs SymposiaSeries will be held on a weekly basis from 7 May to 11 June 2021. 

The symposia will follow a webinar format and provide a platform for serious interrogation of how to address SGBV/HP and ensure the provision of SRHRs. Accepted symposia submissions will be reformulated into publishable material.
The SGBV/HP and SRHRs Symposia Series will conclude with a multi-sectoral roundtable webinar for key stakeholders to engage in the latest interventions in addressing SGBV/HP and the provision of SRHRs.

Download Call for Papers

Deadlines

  • Registration: 5 May 2021
  • Abstract Submissions closes: 12 April 2021

Call for Papers: The responsiveness of the African human rights system to sexual and gender-based violence

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa are pleased to announce a one-day conference on the responsiveness of the African human rights system to sexual and gender-based violence and hereby invite proposals for papers. The conference will be held as part of the 30th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition. There will be an opportunity to present the papers either in-person or online, as the Conference will be held as a hybrid event. 

Download Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstracts: 14 May 2021


Invitation to Webinar: 15th Annual Human Rights Lecture

Prof Nicola Smit, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University cordially invite you to the 15th Annual Human Rights Lecture to celebrate the Centenary of the Stellenbosch University Law Faculty presented virtually by Judge Navi Pillay Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the topic of South Africa’s Engagement with International Human Rights Law

Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 18:30 – 20:30

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Call for Papers:  Social Partnerships and Regional Integration 

The RISC-RISE Consortium calls for papers for its 2021 conference on 29 - 30 November 2021. The aim of the event is to examine how transnational social partnerships are established in order to address problems or promote sustainability across national borders within a region or between different regions. For example, "Luxembourg’s Greater Region" assembles various associations and public institutions to address questions related to mobility, cross-border labour markets, environmental issues, etc. This call for papers engages transnational partnerships led by citizens, civil society, unions, businesses, or public institutions aimed at cooperative problem solving (i.e. management of shared natural resources, climate change mitigation, crime, etc.), promotion of sustainability or improvement of quality of democracy. 

Conference format:
Health restrictions permitting, the conference will be held in hybrid form with both in-person and remote presentations. The conference will include panels organised by the RISC-RISE consortium’s working groups (4 speakers per panel) and keynote speakers. 

Paper proposals:
The deadline for the submission of paper proposals is planned for 20 May 2021. All proposals, including 1) Proposed paper title, 2) Author name(s) and contact information, 3) Author affiliation(s) and position(s), 3) A 100-200 word abstract and 4) The name of the panel for which the paper is being proposed should be submitted by email to: riscrise2021@gmail.com. 

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Call for Papers: Strathmore Law Review -  Announcing the Second Yash and Jill Cottrell Ghai Writing Prize

The Strathmore Law Review welcomes submissions for its Seventh Volume to be published in the 2021-2022 academic year under the theme ‘Law Towards a Better African Society’

SLR invites submissions focusing on the African context either as a continent or any part of the African society—that is, at the national or sub-national level. The invited submissions may focus on a broad range of issues in any field of law or law-related interdisciplinary academic scholarship. Examples of the submissions include but are not limited to, law and social change, legal history, commercial law, housing law, labour law, intellectual property law, constitutional law, gender and the law, law and decolonisation, law and globalisation, law and policy or governance, employment law, public international law, law and religion, and human rights law.

Download Call for Papers

pdfSLR Declaration and Information form
pdfSLR Editorial Policy and Style Guide- 2018

Deadline for submissions: 27 August 2021


Call for Articles: Revista de Direito Brasileira (Brazilian Journal Of Law)

The Brazilian Journal of Law, ISSN 2237-583X (Qualis A1), invites authors of the legal community to submit scientific papers and/or critical reviews for its next edition, to be published in December/2020. The Journal receives permanently articles, opinions, jurisprudence, and comments on legislation, with the theme constitutional justice as its theoretical approach, both domestically and abroad, for publication in its editions. 

Submission information

Deadline: Submissions accepted on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: Inter Gentes - Mcgill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism 

The Mcgill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism is currently welcoming thoughtful, argument-driven full-length pieces from scholars, jurists, judges, professionals, and students. Articles should offer original, innovative, and critical outlooks on international law and legal pluralism. We also welcome case comments, book reviews and op-eds on a rolling basis. Inter Gentes is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal and accepts submissions in English, French and Spanish

Download Call for Papers

Deadline: Submissions accepted on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy

The Editorial Committee of the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (JSDLP), Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria is currently calling for high-quality articles.

Download Call for Papers

Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: De Jure Law Journal

De Jure Law Journal is currently making a call for papers from legal academics, practitioners and scholars within a broad legal spectrum.

Download Call for Papers

Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis


Call for Papers:  The inaugural issue of Southern African Law Teachers’ Journal (SALTJ)

The Southern African Law Teachers’ Journal (SALTJ) calls for submissions of manuscripts to be considered for publication in its inaugural issue.  

The theme of the SALTJ’s inaugural issue is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the teaching and learning, including researching of law at institutions of higher education. SALTJ invites law researchers, legal practitioners, judicial officers and law teachers to submit their manuscripts in one or more of the following themes:

  1. The practical challenges of COVID-19 as it relates to virtual teaching and learning.
  2. Blended learning
  3. Pedagogy of law in a virtual teaching and learning environment.
  4. Innovative ways to overcome the impact of inequitable access to technologies and online resources.
  5. Overcoming research, writing, post-graduate supervision challenges.
  6. COVID-19 as an instigator for change and decolonisation of the teaching of law.
  7. Creative ways of delivering the legal academic project during the enforcement of lock-down regulations.
  8. Law and Technology.
  9. The role of the private sector and government in relation to funding that could play an important role in learning and teaching at institutions of higher learning.

Download Call for Papers

Deadline for Submission: 31 October 2021

 

 

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The following conferences, seminars, lectures, call for nominations, competitions and call for papers are advertised: 


Call for Papers: Conference on 40 years of the African Charter, honouring the memory of Christof Heyns

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in collaboration with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, will be hosting a conference on the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights @40, on 2 July 2021. The conference will be held in memory of Professor Christof Heyns.

View Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2021


Call for Papers: Sexual Gender-Based Violence and Harmful Practices and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Symposia Series 

The Child Rights Research Centre of Africa University, supported by UNICEF, Zimbabwe and the SpotlightInitiative, invites abstract submissions and attendance registration for the Sexual Gender-Based Violence and harmful Practices and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Symposia Series. The SGBV/HP and SRHRs SymposiaSeries will be held on a weekly basis from 7 May to 11 June 2021. 

The symposia will follow a webinar format and provide a platform for serious interrogation of how to address SGBV/HP and ensure the provision of SRHRs. Accepted symposia submissions will be reformulated into publishable material.
The SGBV/HP and SRHRs Symposia Series will conclude with a multi-sectoral roundtable webinar for key stakeholders to engage in the latest interventions in addressing SGBV/HP and the provision of SRHRs.

Download Call for Papers

Deadlines

  • Registration: 5 May 2021
  • Abstract Submissions closes: 12 April 2021

Call for Papers: The responsiveness of the African human rights system to sexual and gender-based violence

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa are pleased to announce a one-day conference on the responsiveness of the African human rights system to sexual and gender-based violence and hereby invite proposals for papers. The conference will be held as part of the 30th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition. There will be an opportunity to present the papers either in-person or online, as the Conference will be held as a hybrid event. 

Download Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstracts: 14 May 2021


Invitation to Webinar: 15th Annual Human Rights Lecture

Prof Nicola Smit, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University cordially invite you to the 15th Annual Human Rights Lecture to celebrate the Centenary of the Stellenbosch University Law Faculty presented virtually by Judge Navi Pillay Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the topic of South Africa’s Engagement with International Human Rights Law

Thursday, 20 May 2021 | 18:30 – 20:30

Download Invitation


Call for Papers:  Social Partnerships and Regional Integration 

The RISC-RISE Consortium calls for papers for its 2021 conference on 29 - 30 November 2021. The aim of the event is to examine how transnational social partnerships are established in order to address problems or promote sustainability across national borders within a region or between different regions. For example, "Luxembourg’s Greater Region" assembles various associations and public institutions to address questions related to mobility, cross-border labour markets, environmental issues, etc. This call for papers engages transnational partnerships led by citizens, civil society, unions, businesses, or public institutions aimed at cooperative problem solving (i.e. management of shared natural resources, climate change mitigation, crime, etc.), promotion of sustainability or improvement of quality of democracy. 

Conference format:
Health restrictions permitting, the conference will be held in hybrid form with both in-person and remote presentations. The conference will include panels organised by the RISC-RISE consortium’s working groups (4 speakers per panel) and keynote speakers. 

Paper proposals:
The deadline for the submission of paper proposals is planned for 20 May 2021. All proposals, including 1) Proposed paper title, 2) Author name(s) and contact information, 3) Author affiliation(s) and position(s), 3) A 100-200 word abstract and 4) The name of the panel for which the paper is being proposed should be submitted by email to: riscrise2021@gmail.com. 

Download Call for Papers


Call for Papers: Strathmore Law Review -  Announcing the Second Yash and Jill Cottrell Ghai Writing Prize

The Strathmore Law Review welcomes submissions for its Seventh Volume to be published in the 2021-2022 academic year under the theme ‘Law Towards a Better African Society’

SLR invites submissions focusing on the African context either as a continent or any part of the African society—that is, at the national or sub-national level. The invited submissions may focus on a broad range of issues in any field of law or law-related interdisciplinary academic scholarship. Examples of the submissions include but are not limited to, law and social change, legal history, commercial law, housing law, labour law, intellectual property law, constitutional law, gender and the law, law and decolonisation, law and globalisation, law and policy or governance, employment law, public international law, law and religion, and human rights law.

Download Call for Papers

pdfSLR Declaration and Information form
pdfSLR Editorial Policy and Style Guide- 2018

Deadline for submissions: 27 August 2021


Call for Articles: Revista de Direito Brasileira (Brazilian Journal Of Law)

The Brazilian Journal of Law, ISSN 2237-583X (Qualis A1), invites authors of the legal community to submit scientific papers and/or critical reviews for its next edition, to be published in December/2020. The Journal receives permanently articles, opinions, jurisprudence, and comments on legislation, with the theme constitutional justice as its theoretical approach, both domestically and abroad, for publication in its editions. 

Submission information

Deadline: Submissions accepted on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: Inter Gentes - Mcgill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism 

The Mcgill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism is currently welcoming thoughtful, argument-driven full-length pieces from scholars, jurists, judges, professionals, and students. Articles should offer original, innovative, and critical outlooks on international law and legal pluralism. We also welcome case comments, book reviews and op-eds on a rolling basis. Inter Gentes is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal and accepts submissions in English, French and Spanish

Download Call for Papers

Deadline: Submissions accepted on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy

The Editorial Committee of the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (JSDLP), Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria is currently calling for high-quality articles.

Download Call for Papers

Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis


Call for Papers: De Jure Law Journal

De Jure Law Journal is currently making a call for papers from legal academics, practitioners and scholars within a broad legal spectrum.

Download Call for Papers

Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis


Call for Papers:  The inaugural issue of Southern African Law Teachers’ Journal (SALTJ)

The Southern African Law Teachers’ Journal (SALTJ) calls for submissions of manuscripts to be considered for publication in its inaugural issue.  

The theme of the SALTJ’s inaugural issue is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the teaching and learning, including researching of law at institutions of higher education. SALTJ invites law researchers, legal practitioners, judicial officers and law teachers to submit their manuscripts in one or more of the following themes:

  1. The practical challenges of COVID-19 as it relates to virtual teaching and learning.
  2. Blended learning
  3. Pedagogy of law in a virtual teaching and learning environment.
  4. Innovative ways to overcome the impact of inequitable access to technologies and online resources.
  5. Overcoming research, writing, post-graduate supervision challenges.
  6. COVID-19 as an instigator for change and decolonisation of the teaching of law.
  7. Creative ways of delivering the legal academic project during the enforcement of lock-down regulations.
  8. Law and Technology.
  9. The role of the private sector and government in relation to funding that could play an important role in learning and teaching at institutions of higher learning.

Download Call for Papers

Deadline for Submission: 31 October 2021