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3rd Annual CEENELS Conference – University of Latvia, Riga

The 3rd Annual CEENELS conference will take place in Riga, Latvia on 11-13 January 2018. The topic will be “Legal Traditions and Legal Identities in Central and Eastern Europe”. 

The conference will start in the evening of 10 January (Wednesday) with informal drinks. The proceedings will be spread over three days, starting on 11 January (Thursday) in the morning ending on 13 January 2018 (Saturday) in the afternoon.

The up-to-date full programme (updated on 9 January 2017) can be downloaded here:

There will be three plenary sessions and five parallel sessions of thematic workshops (streams) including the following:

  • Legal identity
  • Constitutionalism
  • Legal Reasoning and Legal Interpretion
  • Comparative Law and Legal Culture 
  • Philosophy and Ideology of Law
  • Legal History
  • Private Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Labour Law and Criminal Law 
  • Students’ panel


Please follow this link for the full call for papers.


Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017

We would like to invite you to the annual conference of our partner organisation specialized in the therory of law:  The Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence (CEENJ) This year’s conference is entitled “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2017” is organized by the University of Latvia Faculty of Law with the support of the leading law firms in Latvia – COBALT, Eversheds Bitāns, FORT Legal – and Professor Kārlis Dišlers’ Foundation.

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CEENELS 2017 Call for Papers

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Legal Scholars (CEENELS) will be held in Kraków on 7-8 January 2016. The event will be hosted by the Department of History of Political and Legal Thought, Jagiellonian University in collaboration with the Centre for Legal Education and Social Theory, University of Wrocław. The topic of this year’s CEENELS conference is “An Uneasy Legacy: Remnants of Socialist Legal and Political Thinking in Central and Eastern Europe”.

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