Call for papers: 1st Critico-Juridical Symposium (13-14 April 2018, Opole)

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The Central and Eastern European Netework of Legal Scholars is organizing, in collaboration with the University of Opole, the 1st Critico-Juridical Symposium on the topic “What kind of legal critique for Central and Eastern Europe?”

Click here for the full call for papers.

The symposium is intended as a small event (maximum 25 participants) intended for scholars working in critical theory (especially critical legal studies, critical political theory, critical sociology) and wishing to present a methodological paper on legal critique in Central and Eastern Europe.

The formula is of an intensive methodological seminar and is open, in principle, to  

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scholars with a PhD or advanced PhD students who have an established track-record of publications. Due to the limited number of places, we will accept only papers which are exactly focused on the topic (critical research methodology, with a focus on law, politics and ideology) and offer new insights.

Please send your abstract (300-500 words), specifying your name and affiliation to ceenels@ceenels.org no later than on 15 March 2018. We will communicate acceptance by 20 March 2018 at the latest. PhD candidates wishing to submit an abstract should also attach a full list of publications and a sample of a recent peer-reviewed publication on critical theory. If you need a letter of acceptance earlier in order to apply for a visa or for funding – please let us know!

In order to cover the conference costs, there will be par

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ticipation fee of 60 EUR. Details will follow. 

Organizing committee: Prof. Adam Sulikowski (University of Wrocław); Dr. Cosmin Sebastian Cercel (University of Nottingham); Dr. Rafał Mańko (University of Amsterdam); Dr. Jacek Srokosz (University of Opole); Dr. Paulina Bieś-Srokosz (Jan Długosz Academy in Częstochowa).