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 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).