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Call for Papers - Young Scholars Forum, Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law, 27-29 November 2018, Australia

Publish Date: Jul 24, 2018

Deadline: Sep 01, 2018

Event Dates: from Nov 27, 2018 12:00 to Nov 29, 2018 12:00

Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law 27-29 November 2018

Call for Papers: Young Scholars Forum, Melbourne Law School.

The Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law (Institute) is an initiative of the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law, which is the program funded by the Australian Research Council for 2017-2022 which will convene annually in Melbourne for five years. The Laureate Program is based at Melbourne Law School which is also home to a large group of comparative constitutional law scholars working at the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies and ConTransNet. 

The Institute is a gathering of approximately 20-30 scholars, including junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and leading international senior scholars. Its aim is to develop the study of comparative constitutional law through exchange between leaders and emerging scholars in the field.

The Institute meets over three days. The first two days involve seminars from leading scholars in the field of comparative constitutional law and experts on particular legal systems. The final day will be devoted to a workshop of the papers by junior scholars in the field.

Applications are invited from scholars in full-time post-doctoral fellowships or from entry level academics (i.e. academics who have held a full time academic appointment for no more than 5 years) who wish to submit a paper for discussion on the final day of the Institute.

To apply, submit the following:

1. a curriculum vitae that includes details of your current appointment or post-doctoral fellowship;and

2. a one-page description of your proposed paper

Application format

• On each page, include your title, full name (underline your last name) and contact details.

• Title a new page each for your Curriculum Vitae and Proposed paper, and number the pages.

• Submit the required information in a single PDF format.

Email your applications to by 1 September 2018. 

Successful applications will be required to attend all three days of the Institute and to submit a paper of 10,000 – 12,000 words for discussion on the final day. Further the paper must not have been published. Papers must be submitted by 1 November 2018. Bursaries of $AUD1,500 will be available to assist successful applications for travel-related and accommodation expenses. In cases of exceptional hardship, a higher grant may be considered.

Young Scholars Forum Chairs: Professor Adrienne Stone and Professor Cheryl Saunders AO. 

Important dates Application Submission Due Date: 1 September 2018

Review Applications: 3 – 15 September 2018

Notification of Acceptance: 19 September 2018 I

If Submission Accepted, Paper Submission Due Date: 1 November 2018 Institute Dates: 27 – 29 November 2018

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